Someone once said, "Show me a fish-hater, and I'll show you a person who has never tasted properly cooked fish." Whether you made a real catch (or just caught a deal at the grocery), follow these tips to make the most of your seafood catch.
**While it is safe to eat most fish during pregnancy, read "Casting Your Net on Seafood Safety" first, for specific guidelines.
There are many varieties of fish that offer both great taste and versatility to your meal. Seafood is a general term that includes both finfish and shellfish. There are many finfish, including catfish, cod, haddock, flounder, mahi mahi, snapper, tuna, and trout; shellfish include crustaceans (crab, crayfish, lobster, and shrimp) and mollusks (clam, mussel, oyster, scallop, octopus, squid, abalone, conch, and snail). Here's how to select the best:
Handle With Care
Seafood spoils more rapidly than almost any other food! To avoid that "fishy" taste and smell:
Since fish is highly perishable, freezing is often required. Follow these easy steps for the perfect freeze:
Make the Most of Your Seafood Catch
Selecting, Handing, Cooking, and Storing
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