A Taste of New England Seafood
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A Taste of New England Seafood

A Taste of New England Seafood

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The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market

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The Fisherman's Boat: Taste of New England Seafood w/ Red's Best

The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market is proud to present a FREE four-part series that will bring you on a culinary exploration to celebrate local fishermen and seafood. Red's Best will be using their freshest seafood offerings to create unique, and flavorful dishes for you to taste while also sampling local wines and beers. Several fishmonger "celebrities" will speak to Red's Best's innovative fishing technologies and sustainable practices and will explain how to use less environmentally-threatened species in your cooking at home.

Each dish will be paired with wine and beer samples from the Boston Public Market. This event is 21+.

These are FREE events that run from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

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The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market
100 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02108

Schedule:

• Thursday, 9/22 - Rod & Reel Fishing: Why Practice Traditional Fishing Methods

• Thursday, 10/13 - Mussel Farming: Aquaculture that Improves Marine Ecosystems

• Thursday, 11/10 - Ugly is Awesome: Focus on Underutilized Fish Species

• Thursday, 12/8 - Green Crabs: Invasive, but Totally Delicious

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Rod & Reel Fishing: Why Practice Traditional Fishing Methods - Sept 22

A closer look at rod and reel fishing, a historic technique used for centuries by small day-boats. Learn to prepare dishes with species landed with a single rod and reel by New England fishermen. This will be a fun and interactive event with several different stations including:

  • A tuna tasting, education & display table
  • Demonstration of how to break down a whole fish
  • Poke tasting (w/ wine samples from local MA wineries)
  • Rod & Reel fishing gear education
  • Tuna dishes sampling (w/ beer tasting from local breweries)
  • Smoked fish tasting (from Boston Smoked Fish Co.)
  • Tracking Tuna technology demonstration

Join us for a PACKED evening of learning and tasting different line caught fish.

Mussel Farming: Aquaculture that Improves Marine Ecosystems - Oct 13

An in depth evening focused on the broad spectrum of farming practices while highlighting mussel aquaculture, a low-tech and efficient means of food production that improves and structures surrounding marine environment. Learn to use local mussels in flavorful, easy-to-make autumn dishes.

Ugly is Awesome: Focus on Underutilized Fish Species - Nov 10

Beauty in the eye of the fishmonger. Get your hands on less familiar, delicious New England species and turn “ugly” fish into amazing, nutritious winter meals. Let’s not call it trash fish. Let’s call it dinner.

Green Crabs: Invasive, but Totally Delicious - Dec 8

Let’s get a better understanding on the devastating impact invasive crustaceans have on marine habitats along with their bursting culinary potential. This event is focused on the variety of ways to cook green crabs.

About Red's Best

Red’s Best, founded in 2006 by Jared Auerbach, is a Boston based seafood wholesaler that aggregates from small, community-based fishing boats. Our mission is to support the livelihoods of American fishermen while sustaining fisheries for harvest. We are proud to currently partner with over 1,000 New England boats annually. By choosing Red’s Best, you, too, can support an historic industry and reduce undue burden on our natural resources caused by importing fish. Red's Best fish supports fishermen whose livelihood depends on the catch.

About The Trustees of Reservations and The KITCHEN

As one of the largest owners of agricultural land and the premier steward of the cultural and natural landscape of Massachusetts, The Trustees extends its leadership to transform the local food system by connecting residents and visitors back to the land and sharing the Commonwealth’s collective agrarian heritage through innovative retail and educational experiences at the Boston Public Market in the heart of downtown Boston.

The KITCHEN is a community gathering place, managed by The Trustees, that is restoring the craft of seasonal cooking in Massachusetts, New England, and beyond through hands-on classes and educational experiences that celebrate the farmers and artisans of this region. Partnered with the Boston Public Market, The KITCHEN embraces a whole-food approach to eating and promotes cooking as an essential cornerstone of a sustainable food system.

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