Sourcing Information for July 6th-8th

1) Market Squid, Monterey CA

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This fresh whole market squid was landed in Monterey by the F/V Sea Wave. Each squid is 3-5 inches in length. If you’ve never cleaned squid before, you can see what that process looks like here. They ARE labor intensive and messy, but this will be the best squid you’ve ever eaten.

RECIPES:

Stewed Squid

Grilled Squid with Olive Oil and Lemon

2) White Sea Bass, Ventura CA

California White Sea Bass

This white sea bass was landed on the F/V Bounty Hunter by Captain Rob Foster. The white sea bass  is the largest member of the Sciaenid family found in California waters. It is not actually a bass but rather a croaker.

RECIPES:

How to Cook California White Sea Bass

White Sea Bass with Orange-Fennel Relish

3) Miyagi Oysters, Pt. Reyes

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These sustainably-farmed oysters are among the best oysters on the West Coast. These little beauties are small with a deep cup and full meat. They strike a great balance between briny and sweet. Each package contains 18 oysters.

RECIPES:

Grilled Oysters

Oysters Rockefeller

4) Black Cod (Sablefish, Crescent City

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Landed in Crescent City, CA by Captain Alan of the F/V Candy Dawn, this fresh, skin-on black cod (sablefish) fillet is as good as they come. Delicate and buttery, this fish is like no other.

RECIPES:

Seared Black Cod with Lemon-Pepper Aioli

Ginger-Lime Black Cod

5) King Salmon, Coos Bay, OR

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Troll-caught fresh wild King salmon landed in Coos Bay, OR. Summer’s finest.

RECIPES:

Broiled Salmon with Scallions and Sesame

Slow-Roasted Salmon with Fennel, Citrus and Chiles

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Enjoy!