CSF Sourcing Information for January 10th-14th

Hello all! Here is the share information for the week.

1) Dungeness Crab from Oregon, cracked & cleaned

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RECIPES

Roasted Harissa Garlic Crab

Ginger and Scallion Crab

2) Black Cod from Bodega Bay, CA

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RECIPES

Black Cod & Chorizo Stew (This Siren original recipe is a throwback to the early days – an oldie but a goodie!)

Warm Sablefish Salad

Your Weekly Seafood News Briefing

Invasive species making their way onto Bay Area menus. “Justine Burt calls herself ‘borderline vegetarian.’ The Palo Alto resident makes an exception for lionfish…Thanks to Burt’s year-and-a-half campaign…lionfish achieved “Best Choice” status from the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program…At Fish restaurant in Sausalito, executive chef Douglas Bernstein recently began bringing in another invasive species, Asian carp, from the Mississippi River Basin to serve in fish tacos.”

US West Coast processors, Dungeness crab fishermen reach agreement to end strike. “Crab processors reached an agreement with representatives of fleets fishing off the U.S. West Coast on Friday, 6 January to buy Dungeness crab for USD 2.875 (EUR 2.73) a pound, prompting fishermen to lift a two-week strike.”

Editorial: Too soon to call an end to California’s drought. “With the mother of all storms rolling across California over the weekend and more rain expected this week, can we declare the drought over? Not by a long shot.”

Would You Eat This Fish? A Shark Called Dogfish Makes A Tasty Taco. “So, who’s eating all this dogfish? Not Americans. ’99 percent of it’ is shipped out…The British use dogfish to make fish and chips. The French use it in stews and soups. Italians import it, too. The Europeans are eating it up. But Americans haven’t developed a taste for it. At least, not yet.”

Enjoy!