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Gulf Oysters are healthful, plentiful year round

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Jan 30 2018

Are raw oysters safe to eat? 

Right now is the best time to enjoy Gulf oysters. Although we love them fried and charbroiled, we’re also partial to a tray of ice-cold raw oysters on the half shell. Of over 150 varieties of oysters harvested and sold in North America, 70% of oysters produced in the United States are from the Gulf Coast. Gulf oysters are in season year-round, but they are largest between October and April.The health benefits of oysters are plentiful, they’re readily available, and best of all, they’re delicious. But are raw oysters safe to eat?  

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Seafood Health Benefits, Louisiana Seafood in Season

Your Guide to What's in Season!

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Oct 27 2017

Enjoying Louisiana Seafood at its peak 

No matter what time of year, Louisiana Seafood is always in season! From the health benefits of seafood, to the easy accessibility of seafood recipes, to its versality in dishes, you can always find a reason to eat more seafood. Eating local means you’ll enjoy seafood at the peak of freshness. So why is it better to eat what’s in season?

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Topics: Domestic Fish, Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Gulf Shrimp, Louisiana Seafood in Season

It's Oyster Season Y'all!

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Oct 20 2017

Enjoy Best tasting gulf oysters now 

Who else has been counting down the days until peak oyster season? We love them raw, fried, or charbroiled, and there’s no better time to eat them than right now. But there are more reasons to consume these bivalves than just seasonal availbility. Not only are Gulf oysters absolutely delicious, but the health benefits of oysters are plentiful! And did you know: You can from our online seafood market, Shopdeanies.com.

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Topics: Deanie's Seafood Market, Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Oysters, Online Seafood Market, Louisiana Seafood in Season

The Cultural Impact of Louisiana Seafood

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Oct 18 2017

Supporting Gulf Seafood Industry  

From Gulf shrimp, to blue crabs, to local favorites like catfish or flounder  — enjoying Louisiana seafood is a beloved part of the culture here. Consumers can pick up most anything from a neighborhood grocery store, farmers market, seafood market, or even online. Many seafood lovers may be eating even more than usual because October is National Seafood Month. But do you really know where your seafood comes from?

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Topics: New Orleans, Louisiana Seafood, Sustainable Seafood, Seafood Health Benefits, Louisiana Seafood Industry, Louisiana Seafood in Season

Enjoy Louisiana Seafood for National Seafood Month

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Sep 29 2017

Gulf Seafood is best and freshest catch 

In Louisiana, we always have a reason for celebrating… so naturally we’re thrilled that October is National Seafood Month! Whether you love Gulf shrimp, oysters, Louisiana blue crabs, or fish like flounder, grouper, or catfish, this is the prime time to enjoy the best catch available. With so many options in your local grocery store or restaurant, why choose seafood this month?

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood, Sustainable Seafood, Louisiana Seafood in Season

Best Gulf Fish to Eat right now is Flounder!

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Sep 01 2017

Enjoy Gulf Flounder Peak Season 

In Louisiana, we can enjoy local seafood pretty much any time during the year. Among the many types of fish in the Gulf of Mexico, such as grouper, redfish, snapper and tuna, grouper is a lean, moist fish with mild flavor, firm texture and large flakes. Gulf flounder are flatfish that are compressed laterally, and they spend much of their time lying on the bottom. Their two eyes look upward when swimming near the bottom, on their side. Peak season for Gulf Flounder is between July and November, the ideal time to enjoy them is right now, and they are one of the best gulf fish to eat.

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Topics: Domestic Fish, Louisiana Seafood, Online Seafood Market, Louisiana Seafood in Season

Eat your Way through Crab and Shrimp Season this Summer

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Jun 27 2017

Guide to Seafood in Season from Gulf Shrimp to Crabs 

Summertime is officially here in the Crescent City, and that means people are talking about two things: Hot and humid weather, and what seafood is in season! Being in such close proximity to the Gulf waters means that we’re eating a lot of gulf shrimp, blue crabs, and softshell crabs.  Crab and shrimp season are in full swing, and eating local seafood in season means you’ll enjoy it at the peak of freshness.  

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Shrimp, Louisiana Blue Crab, Louisiana Seafood in Season

Louisiana Shrimp Recipe for Summer Rolls

Posted by Lindsay Adler on May 22 2017

Easy Shrimp Recipes highlight Gulf Shrimp in Season 

During the summer months, one of our favorite local seafoods to enjoy are deliciously fresh Gulf Shrimp. With the 2017 Louisiana spring shrimp season opening just last week, they’re both readily available and at the peak of freshness and flavor. Look for the “Wild Louisiana Seafood” stamp to ensure you are experiencing the best-tasting wild-caught seafood in the world.

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Topics: Louisiana Seafood, Gulf Shrimp, New Orleans Recipes, Louisiana Seafood in Season

How to Peel and Eat Louisiana Crawfish

Posted by Karen Hales on Feb 21 2017

It's Crawfish season in Louisiana 

Here at Deanie’s Seafood, we’ve been eating Cajun crawfish for over 50 years. The history of Louisiana crawfish is an important part of our culture, and something that we proudly treasure. With Mardi Gras in full swing, there are crawfish boils to be found in practically every neighborhood, as well as every seafood restaurant!  When peeling crawfish is something you learn from an early age, sometimes it’s hard to remember that there’s a trick to eating them. 

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Topics: Louisiana Crawfish, Louisiana Seafood, Louisiana Seafood in Season

Enjoy Crawfish Season, It's Good for your Health!

Posted by Karen Hales on Feb 16 2017

Crawfish Have Health Benefits  

It’s crawfish season in Louisiana, which means it’s time for the traditional crawfish boil. Besides being great to eat, Louisiana’s favorite crustacean and a staple of Southern cuisine, there are some impressive health benefits of crawfish. Low in calories, Louisiana Wild crawfish are a low-fat source of protein, essential vitamins and minerals, and they have nearly half the calories of roasted, skinless chicken breast.

Crawfish look like tiny lobsters and are typically between 3 inches and 6 inches long. Crawfish inhabit freshwater lakes and streams, and the presence of crawfish indicate that the waters they are in are relatively clean, since they rarely live in waters that are polluted.

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Topics: Louisiana Crawfish, Louisiana Seafood, Seafood Health Benefits, Louisiana Seafood in Season

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