Maine Steamer Clams: Ugly yet Delicious!

Maine Steamer Clams: Ugly yet Delicious!

Steamer clams, long necks or soft shelled clams are one of Maine’s most treasured mollusks. They can be dug in the mud or sand during low tide in the intertidal areas of the coast. Clams are economically important to Maine as they are number 2 only to lobster. Sweet...
Bouillabaisse or Cioppino?

Bouillabaisse or Cioppino?

Cioppino, the Genoese tomato based stew made of a melange of seafood, was brought to the San Francisco area by Italian immigrant fishermen in the late 1800s. The fishermen would use whatever seafood was left over from the day’s catch. Crab, shrimp, clams and fish were...

Cioppino with Mussels

Cioppino with Mussels 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 large shallot (minced)6 garlic cloves (halved)1/3 cup loosely packed basil leaves (torn)4 pints cherry tomatoes (about 2 pounds, halved)1 1/2 cups dry white wineThree 14.5-ounce cans whole...

Count Neck Clams and Linguine with Roasted Almonds

Count Neck Clams and Linguine with Roasted Almonds 1/2 cup unsalted (roasted almonds, coarsely chopped)2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley1 tablespoon plus 1/4 cup olive oilKosher salt4 large garlic cloves...
Labor Day in Maine

Labor Day in Maine

Happy Labor Day to all of America’s workers! We at Harbor Fish Market appreciate all our hard working staff, especially in the difficult times we have all experienced during this pandemic. Our state has a long history celebrating the Maine worker. After much unrest in...