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Tuna

Tuna

Tuna If you’ve eaten sushi, you’re probably familiar with the word “ahi” (ah-he) which is the Hawaiian name for this month’s featured fish:  yellowfin tuna. One of the 15 types of tuna, yellowfin makes delicious eating and is a challenge to catch, which is why it is...

Mary-Anne Moore

Mary-Anne Moore

Mary-Anne Moore It’s hard to find people willing to volunteer at a farmers’ market – even once a month. But, fortunately for us, Mary-Anne Moore has given her time to work at the Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market, serving mimosas – and a smile – in the...

A Case of the Wrong Number

A Case of the Wrong Number The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 1 out of every 3 American adults has high cholesterol. The main reason many do not know they have unhealthy cholesterol levels until they have a heart attack or stroke is...

Avoiding Heat Exhaustion

Avoiding Heat Exhaustion

Too Hot to Handle Major heat waves in July and probably this month put us at risk for more than feeling like we’re dying of heat. Extreme heat - like the triple digits we’ve seen - can sneak up on you and put you at risk for overheating to the point of developing heat...

Tim LaBowe

Tim LaBowe

Tim LaBowe If you ask Tim LaBowe, he’ll tell you he’s settled into the perfect retirement job. Hired last year as boat launch steward for the Twin Parish Port, Tim maintains the boat launch and marina. “The job keeps me walking and staying active,” he says adding “I...

Andy and Yvette Louviere

Andy and Yvette Louviere

Andy and Yvette Louviere When you enter the Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market and turn to your immediate right you will meet up with two of the market’s original vendors, the husband/wife team of Anthony “Andy” and Yvette Louviere. Andy sells vegetables and (in...

Grouper

Grouper

It’s one of the most highly-regarded items on seafood restaurant menus and sought after by sport and commercial fishermen. Grouper are considered to be some of the tastiest fish in the Gulf – if not the ocean. A member of the sea bass family, it includes 10 species...

SoftShell Crawfish

SoftShell Crawfish

Among crawfish-craving enthusiasts there is a smaller but growing fan club of the soft-shelled crustaceans who will tell you, you don’t know what you’re missing. Yes, soft-shell crawfish are a thing and are edible – and quite delicious once you get past the...

Preventing Skin Cancer

Preventing Skin Cancer

With all the recommendations to go outdoors in 2020 and soak up some vitamin D, turns out that many people got sunburnt, according to a 2021 survey of the American Academy of Dermatology. In fact, the survey revealed that when people go outside getting skin cancer is...

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