keeping your seafood and fish fresh

Recipes by
Main Ingredient
Fish
Clams
Crabs
Mussels
Oysters
Scallops
Shrimp

Recipes by
Cooking Method
Grilling
Broiling
Baking
Sauteing
Frying
Poaching
Smoking
Soups
Stews

About Seafood
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Keeping
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Keeping Seafood Fresh

Storing Fresh Fish

saltwater fish on ice

 

Storing Fresh Clams, Oysters, or Mussels

Bivavles should be kept alive until you're ready to cook or serve them. Be sure to keep them cool on the ride home from the store. Don't let them sit around in a hot car while you do more shopping!

 

Storing Shucked Bivalves

fresh oysters

 

Storing Fresh Crab

basket of steamed Maryland blue crabs

 

Storing Shrimp

 

Storing Live Lobsters

 

Storing Live Crawfish / Crayfish

 

crawfish boil including the potatos