09/19/19 8:00am

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Mr. Lomuscio shares his quest, and his recipe, to make crab cakes with local blue claws.

You might say that I became somewhat crabby last week. 

Those who know me would say that it’s nothing new. But what I am talking about is going after crabs -— blue claw crabs.

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09/11/19 4:30pm

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Charity Robey and Jane Lear present “Bay to Table: Clams in Oysterponds” on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. at the Orient Yacht Club.

Island writer and the Reporter Off the Fork columnist Charity Robey will be venturing across the moat next weekend to speak about local clams with fellow journalist, Jane Lear. The Reporter caught up with Ms. Robey to learn some fun facts about clams. 

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08/15/19 8:00am

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Kia Pedersen, front and left, smiles after loading up her plate.

The annual Taylor’s Island Kettle Clambake took place on Saturday, Aug. 10 on Taylor’s Island. Shuttle boats gathered guests at Congdon’s Dock while others arrived by kayak. The feast featured lobster, clams, chicken, sweet potatoes, corn on the cob, watermelon and fresh homemade lemonade. Only 100 tickets were available.

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02/17/17 4:30pm
DAVID LAPHAM PHOTO | Nothing warms the winter soul like a bowl of bouillabaise, served with a toasted baguette topped by a little aioli.

DAVID LAPHAM PHOTO | Nothing warms the winter soul like a bowl of bouillabaise, served with a toasted baguette topped by a little aioli.

An easy and elegant dish to serve in the dead of winter, bouillabaisse (fish stew) has its roots in the southern French city of Marseilles.

Historically, fishermen would sell the best parts of their catch at the market and then save whatever was left over for their own families — and from that came bouillabaisse.  (more…)