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Jordan Quaglietta
Why Live Dungeness Crab Tastes Better and Fresher 

Why Live Dungeness Crab Tastes Better and Fresher 

When you are choosing meat for a meal, you typically think about how much you will need, whether you’ll go organic/grass fed/wild caught, etc., and need to decide if you’ll be getting it from a deli, a butcher, the frozen section, or live. Depending on the type of meat you’re thinking about, certain choices are more preferred than others.  Crabmeat can be bought in various forms: Jumbo lump, which is used in salads and seafood cocktails Lump meat, which are smaller chunks and is used in crab cakes or pasta salad Backfin, which is smaller, broken up chunks from the...

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Jordan Quaglietta
How Do Dungeness Crabs Mate and Reproduce?

How Do Dungeness Crabs Mate and Reproduce?

All species have their own unique way of attracting a mate and going through the mating process to reproduce. Just like peacocks show off their tail feathers to attract the opposite sex, horses raise their tail to show off their goods, and men and women strut their stuff while paying close attention to clothes, skin, hair, and body shape.  This is the same for Dungeness crabs; they prefer to mate in a certain habitat, choose their mates wisely, and it all comes down to the survival of the fittest.  In this article, you will learn about each of those things...

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Jordan Quaglietta
Chef Brandon Gross and Fathom Seafood Team Up

Chef Brandon Gross and Fathom Seafood Team Up

Photo Credit: Brass Heart Restaurant via Facebook Anyone can create yummy recipes with live Dungeness crab. From traditional crab cakes to fancy crab cake spinoffs, from delectable seafood salads to soothing soups and dips, and of course you can roast, grill, steam, boil, and fry crab. Dungeness crab can make such simple and easy meals for the whole family. But what about using live Dungeness crab to create something one-of-a-kind? That is exactly what Chef Brandon Gross did when he ordered a box of live Dungeness crab from Fathom Seafood.  Brandon Gross is an executive chef for the Columbia Country...

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Featured Guest Author - Chris King - Dungeness Crab Delivered Live

Featured Guest Author - Chris King - Dungeness Crab Delivered Live

Guest Author: Chris King   In  quarantine we've had to get creative with both food and the company of people. For starters, food producers and grocery stores have had to pivot their businesses to a world where a store full of customers isn't an option anymore. With people we've also had to become extra cautious. Even if our family isn't in a high risk group, many of us have grand-parents and other elderly around us that are.   Even in the midst of a pandemic, as creative solutions for food delivery have been on the rise out of necessity, we've still...

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