Recipes

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April 6, 2022

During this time of the year I often ponder the past year’s adventures, and yearn for the summertime activities which lay ahead. One such activity is the clambake. I often equate a clambake to the "Thanksgiving of the summer" due to the amount of food that comes with them.  The

Thanksgiving of the Summer: The Clambake!

March 23, 2022

This smoked salmon chowder is full of broccoli, baby potatoes, cauliflower, onions and garlic for a comforting and healthy meal that can easily be made dairy free.   Bagels and lox and smoked fish pate have been done already. This is a whole new spin on how to use smoked

Smoked Salmon Chowder

March 2, 2022

Fresh chunks of lobster are tossed in a creamy pesto sauce, with spring vegetables and pasta for a truly delicious spring-inspired meal. It's a great recipe for a special occasion, like Mother's Day which is right around the corner! Use whatever veggies you have or love, from carrots to leeks

Creamy Pesto Lobster Pasta

February 21, 2022

Dogfish is one of those fish species that many fishermen curse. They often take baits intended for more sought-after species such as bluefin tuna or striped bass. Dogfish tangle lines and are difficult to get off the hook. While growing up I would sometimes hear how eating dogfish is common

My Experience Eating Dogfish

January 17, 2022

Have you ever caught a sea robin? If you spend any amount of time bottom fishing off Cape Cod then you probably have caught many!During the 2021 season I caught several sea robins while fishing in Nantucket Sound for squid, off Monomoy Island while fishing for fluke, and in Buzzard's

My 2021 Sea Robin Fishing & Eating Experience

November 29, 2021

I've been wanting to make a dairy-free clam chowder for a while now, because I know some of you might be on special diets, or are just looking for healthier options for your favorite comfort foods.So if you happen to have 10 pounds of clams lying around (or maybe they're

Our Dairy-Free Cape Cod Clam Chowder Recipe

April 16, 2021

Classic puttanesca sauce, with briney capers and kalamata olives, meets rich cioppino stew, chock full of clams, mussels and local cod.Add in hearty potatoes, hand crushed tomatoes and flavorful fennel for a well balanced, seriously delicious stew. Even with summer right around the corner, a hearty fish stew full of

Puttanesca Cioppino

March 30, 2021

Calling all fish burger fans!!  This sauce is a total game changer. With just a few pantry staples and about 5 minutes of your time, you can quickly make it while your burgers are cooking and store leftovers for up to a week.So far we've tested this sauce with shrimp burgers,

“Big Mac” Fish Burger Sauce

February 5, 2021

This recipe was originally published in June of 2014 and is one of the most popular on the site. We've republished and updated this post with new photos, information, links etc. for 2021 and beyond.Tautog is one of our favorite fish to both catch and cook on Cape Cod.  With

Parmesan Crusted Tautog With Herb-Lemon Sauce

January 9, 2021

Hello My Fishing Cape Cod! As many of you know, I have a serious passion for food and cooking. Of course since I am married to a fisherman, it's pretty common that I'm cooking something involving haddock, tautog, sea bass or some other fish. However, if you're not careful, fish can

5 Side Dishes for Your Next Fish Dinner

December 23, 2020

Hello MFCC and happy holidays!  Today I wanted to share my recipe for Spicy Thai Fish Soup.  It's a delicious blend of Thai flavors, with sweet coconut milk and perfectly tender fish, with the optional addition of egg noodles at the end for the ultimate cold weather comfort food.In this

Spicy Thai Coconut Fish Soup

December 16, 2020

Note from Ryan: This recipe from Lauren was originally published in August of 2015. Today I updated this post with new information and links to other popular bluefish recipes - including the MFCC Bluefish "Cookbook" which you can download below. Enjoy! Lauren Collins Here’s something to wrap your head around

I Never Liked Bluefish, Until I Tried This Simple Recipe

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