04/01/15 10:48am
Southold Fish Market owner Charlie Manwaring shucks a Peconic Bay scallops at the Main Road

Southold Fish Market owner Charlie Manwaring shucks a Peconic Bay scallops at the Main Road

There is a silver lining to the prolonged winter for local fishermen and seafood lovers: Bay scallop season has been extended an extra month to help area fishermen recoup losses attributed to the brutally cold weather.

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11/04/14 1:00pm
Bistro72 East Coast Scallops

(Bistro 72 courtesy photo)

Whether you’ve cooked scallops in your own home before or you’re looking to try it out for the first time, this recipe from Bistro 72 executive chef James Junk is sure to be a hit at meal time.


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In celebration of the start of Peconic Bay scallop season this week, Junk is sharing his East Coast scallops recipe for you to try in your own kitchen.  (more…)

11/09/13 12:00pm
Photo by Charity Robey

Photo by Charity Robey

The wind blowing hard from the north. The thermometer just at the freezing mark. Pitch darkness.

At the Town Dock at Congdon’s Creek, heavily-dressed men emerged from their trucks, stepped onto their boats, started their motors and were gone. It was a silent, reverent parade of baymen. Just before the sun rose 45 minutes later they were poised with dredges ready on the waters of Orient Harbor, off the Cedar Island Light, off Robin’s Island or Sag Harbor. At sunrise precisely, they threw the first dredges in the water. (more…)