Articles Tagged ‘Keys seafood’

Divers Can Help Tame Lionfish in the Florida Keys

Divers Can Help Tame Lionfish in the Florida Keys May 19, 2011 | Food | Read More
Capturing lionfish is a way for divers who enjoy the Florida Keys reefs, and to help protect them and in a hands-on way. They also happen to taste great. Rapidly growing populations in Atlantic waters of the non-native Indo-Pacific red lionfish are out-competing native fish for food and territory...

Key Largo is Conch-a-Licious

Key Largo is Conch-a-Licious April 12, 2011 | Events | Read More
The Upper Florida Keys are to showcase their “conch” spirit during the third annual Key Largo Conch Republic Days set for Wednesday, April 27, through Sunday, May 1. Kicking off the celebration overflowing with frivolity, fun and feasting is a planned raising of the flag — symbolizing Key...

Lionfish: An Edible Enemy

Lionfish: An Edible Enemy January 13, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Who knew? Pluck the spines off the little buggers and you get a fanciful feast of fish. The Florida Keys-based Reef Environmental Education Foundation has released “The Lionfish Cookbook,” designed to encourage the removal and consumption of the invasive Indo-Pacific red lionfish. It features...

Stone Crabs: Get ’em now or forever hold your peace – or at least until October

Stone Crabs: Get ’em now or forever hold your peace – or at least until October March 19, 2010 | Food | Read More
Few people are aware that the stone crabs served at Miami’s famous Joe’s Stone Crab restaurant are provided by a commercial fishing operation in the Middle Keys. So, where do you get the freshest claws in the Keys, right from the source? I will tell you but then I may have to shoot you....