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Notes from the Island Fishmonger

Hogfish is the “Filet Mignon of the Sea”    Growing up in Michigan I was not as well versed in the knowledge of fish...

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

GATOR BITES    There are only two places I don’t mind having an alligator encounter. The first place is on the golf course as...

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

Welcome back snowbirds! Some of you don’t like the term “snowbird," but we don’t view it as a derogatory or negative term; rather more...

Fundraising for Cudjoe Key

Big Water Fish Market’s fundraiser to help rebuild Cudjoe Key, Florida, from the devastation Irma caused with a direct hit to the Keys, was...

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

SIESTA KEY’S “SWEET MEAT” “Two crabs swim into a sand bar. The crustaceans ask, “Do you serve crabs here?”  The sand bartender says, “Of...

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

SEAFOOD STEAM POT SCIENCE   There is something about the combination of shellfish, potatoes, corn-on-the-cob and smoked sausage all steamed together in one big stockpot...

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

SHRIMPIN’ AIN’T EASY  Not everyone takes into consideration what it takes to put that delicious shrimp on your plate. First the shrimpers wake up...

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

Soft Shell Crab 101 One of the sweetest, most tender and mouthwatering foods in the world is the white succulent meat from a Crab. Sometimes...

The Island Fishmonger

Eat like a King Although the month of Lent ends with Easter weekend, that is no reason to stop eating fish on a religious...
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Notes from the Island Fishmonger

Where's the fish? During the spring, when the beaches are crowded and the population is plentiful, us Siesta Key locals are asked for advice...

Notes from the Island Fishmonger

LIONFISH IS DELISH! The month of July is feeling alot like a Lionfish awareness month. We don’t usually hear that much about these cool...