Shrimp Tales

  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Kevin Nashan

    KEVIN NASHAN SIDNEY STREET CAFE Chef Kevin Nashan, James Beard Award winner for Best Chef: Midwest, is chef/owner of the acclaimed Sidney Street Cafe and The Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. in St. Louis. Nashan has been at the helm of Sidney Street Cafe for over a decade, where he crafts dishes with a myriad of...

    Read More February 25, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Tommy’s Seafood

    The seafood industry has a strong reputation for generational blessings where a trade is passed down through father-to-son lineage. In the case of the Delaunes, who operate Tommy’s Seafood in New Orleans, it truly is a family affair featuring Tommy, owner and president; his wife, Maria, secretary and treasurer; and their four sons, Chalin, vice...

    Read More February 25, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Michael-Ann Rowe

    MICHAEL-ANN ROWE TV PERSONALITY, FOOD JOURNALIST, SUSTAINABILITY ADVOCATE Michael-Ann is an Emmy® Award-winning food & travel journalist for her three-part documentary series, Off the Beaten Palate. Her debut series was broadcast on PBS, of which Part I was focused on seafood in New Brunswick, Canada, where she was born. She is the host of a...

    Read More February 18, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Carson & Company, Inc.

    Carson & Company was founded in 1976 in the historic French fishing village of Bon Secour, Alabama by accountant-turned-shrimp processor, Carson Kimbrough. After several years of wearing a coat and tie in his previous career as an accountant, the Alabama native had a desire to do something a little less formal and a lot more...

    Read More February 18, 2022
  • Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate Nick Wallace Cooks Meals for Families in Need

    March 30, 2021 — Wild American Shrimp Chef Advocate Nick Wallace, owner and executive chef of Nick Wallace Culinary, has been providing hot meals to families in need in his native area of Jackson, Mississippi. The capital has been experiencing an ongoing water crisis for several weeks, where residences across the city have been left...

    Read More February 16, 2022
  • “Shrimplify” Your Next Meal with This Quick and Easy Recipe for Shrimp Mac & Cheese!

    Tasty wild-caught American shrimp and classic favorite mac & cheese are a match made in heaven, so satisfy your tastebuds with this simple-to-make recipe for “Shrimplified” Shrimp Mac & Cheese! INGREDIENTS: • 1.5 small to medium Wild American Shrimp, peeled and deveined • 2 boxes of Velveeta Macaroni and Cheese (or macaroni of choice) •...

    Read More February 15, 2022
  • Wild American Shrimp Make for the Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner!

    This Valentine’s Day, whether you’re out on a perfect dinner date, hanging out with the gals (or guys), or just treating yourself (because hey, you’ve earned it!), nothing makes for a better dinner than Wild American Shrimp! Why you may ask? Well, what better food for the day full of hearts than a meal that’s...

    Read More February 14, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Jay Pierce

    JAY PIERCE MOZELLE’S Jay Pierce is the Executive Chef at Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro in Salem, North Carolina. A Southern Foodways Alliance board member, Pierce has twice been named as a finalist for best chef in the South by the James Beard Foundation and was nominated for a sustainability award by the Chef’s Collaborative. He has...

    Read More February 11, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Sea Pearl Seafood Company, Inc.

    The Ladnier family of Sea Pearl in Bayou La Batre, Alabama can trace its roots back to the 1700s when French settlers came to the central Gulf Coast. In fact, the city of Pass Christian, Mississippi was named after family ancestor Christian Ladiner (the spellings evolved over the years), and the family has been connected...

    Read More February 11, 2022
  • Shrimp and Tabasco Hot Sauce Cheese Grits

    By Chef Advocate John Currence GRITS INGREDIENTS 1 c. Quaker Quick Grits 1 tsp. Cayenne Pepper 4 tbsp. Unsalted Butter 1 1/2 tbsp. Paprika 3/4 c. X-sharp Cheddar (White) 1 tbsp. Tabasco Hot Sauce 1/2 c. Grated Parmesan Cheese Salt & Pepper to Taste DIRECTIONS 1. Cook grits according to instructions on package. 2. As...

    Read More February 8, 2022
  • How Many Species of Shrimp Are There?

    Here at Wild American Shrimp, we can’t get enough of, you guessed it, shrimp! We love shrimp of all shapes and sizes and prepared in every type of dish — Grilled Shrimp, Shrimp Pasta, Shrimp Salad and more — but thinking about all of this made us wonder: how many species of shrimp are out...

    Read More February 7, 2022
  • Chef Advocate Highlight: Chris Hastings

    CHRIS HASTINGS HOT AND HOT FISH CLUB & OVENBIRD RESTAURANT Christopher Hastings is the Chef and co-owner of Hot and Hot Fish Club and Ovenbird Restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Hastings is a graduate of the Johnson & Wales Culinary School in Providence, Rhode Island. After graduation, Hastings moved to...

    Read More February 4, 2022
  • ASPA Member Feature: Cox’s Wholesale Seafood

    Cox’s Wholesale Seafood, LLC is proud of its long tradition of processing premium domestic IQF shell-on and value-added shrimp and marketing its quality products to retail and foodservice markets across North America. Founded in 1978 in Tampa, Cox’s originally specialized in fresh, domestic wild-caught grouper, snapper, and other fish along with Rock Shrimp and Florida Pink...

    Read More February 4, 2022
  • Dr. Oz Breaks Down Shrimp

    On a 2019 episode of “The Dr. Oz Show,” Dr. Oz discussed various thoughts and issues revolving around shrimp, both American and imported, wild-caught and farm-raised. At the beginning of the episode, Dr. Oz and investigative team member Mara Shiavocampo broke down the drawbacks of imported shrimp. In India, there have been concerns over recent...

    Read More February 4, 2022
  • Celebrate Taco Tuesday with Shrimp Fajitas!

    You don’t have to wait until Taco Tuesday for delicious shrimp fajitas! Every day can be fajita day when your recipes are quick and easy! There’s something about that sizzling, aromatic pan of deliciousness that’s irresistible. And each family member can personalize their fajitas with their favorite toppings. Wild American Shrimp are a natural choice...

    Read More February 1, 2022