8 Mistakes to Avoid When Steaming Shrimp

Mistakes to Avoid When Steaming Shrimp

Steaming shrimp is a quick and easy way to cook this amazing seafood, but it’s important to avoid common missteps in order to achieve the best results. Here are eight mistakes to avoid when steaming shrimp to help you achieve perfectly cooked, flavorful shrimp every time. Overcrowding the steamer. If the shrimp are packed too … Read more

Southern Style Crab Cake Recipe

easy southern style crab cake recipe

Crab cakes are a popular dish on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and this recipe is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Unlike many traditional crab cake recipes, which use breadcrumbs as a binding ingredient, this recipe calls for crushed saltine crackers, giving the crab cakes a unique and delicious flavor. Despite this … Read more

NC Pork Chops and Apples Recipe

nc pork chops and apples on a plate

This North Carolina Pork Chops and Apples recipe is simple to prepare, super delicious, and speaks to the heart of what makes NC food so amazing. When we think of North Carolina seafood, the first thing that comes to mind is shrimp, followed closely by a long list of fish species and shellfish, too long … Read more

Fried Flounder Sandwich Recipe

fried flounder sandwich recipe with french fries

This Fried Flounder Sandwich recipe is super easy to make and will quickly be your favorite for any time of the year. It’s a perfect way to eat fish, especially flounder with its soft, white flaky meat. The crunchy breading contrasted against the soft bun and lettuce and tomato gives this sandwich a ton of … Read more

Penne Alfredo Shrimp Recipe

Penne Alfredo Shrimp Recipe

The Easy Shrimp Alfredo With Penne Pasta Recipe is a delicious combination of creamy sauce with seafood and tender pasta. The whole family will love this meal. Each ingredient was chosen wisely to create a flavorful, delicate balance with the right amount of textures and taste. This Penne Alfredo Shrimp recipe is a go-to dish … Read more

Fried Soft Shell Crab Sandwich Recipe

fried soft shell crab recipe

A fried soft shell crab sandwich is one of the most popular coastal seafood items served in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. A staple of the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding tributaries, it’s made from blue crabs that have recently molted shells. A crab grows by backing out or shedding its old or hard shell and … Read more

Simple Shrimp Po Boy Sandwich Recipe

shrimp po boy sandwich recipe

The shrimp po boy sandwich is a street food legend. It’s popular in New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana, but it’s also making its way into the hearts and bellies of people all over the world. While the Deep South may lay claim to having served the first po boy sandwich, the Outer Banks … Read more

Boiled Shrimp With Old Bay Recipe

plate of boiled shrimp

Boiled shrimp is easy, quick, and a comfort food that’s as southern as it gets. It’s an old favorite that has been enjoyed by Carolinians for generations. Boiled shrimp is versatile enough to be served at every meal of the day—breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It’s the perfect way to bring a little bit of the … Read more