Fish Basics

Do you like to eat fish? Do you know how to make delicious fish at home? Let us help you integrate fish into your regular dinner routine with our back-to-basics guide. Before you start to cook, you need to know how to buy for optimal freshness. Use our tips to know exactly what to look for at the store to choose the best fish. If you forgot to ask for your fillet to be skinned, use our guide to walk you through the steps of how to skin a fish. If you're a fan of sushi, we've got the perfect primer for you: how to roll sushi! Perfect as finger food at parties or for an elegant dinner, you'll be able to make your own sushi at home with any flavor you desire. Unsure how long to cook fish, shellfish, or other seafood? Refer to our downloadable charts of cooking times for everything from shrimp to crab and mussels to oysters -- even lobster. To break it down even more, we've got seven simple ways for you to take fish from fridge to table in just minutes.

How to Bake Fish

For a quick and healthy dinner, you can't go wrong with baked fish. Let our...

How to Fry Fish

From simple pan-fried fish to Southern fried catfish, check out our best...

How to Butterfly Lobster Tails

Butterflying a lobster tail means to cut open the hard top shell through the...

How to Tell if Fish is Done

Since seafood can go from underdone to overcooked and dry in a matter of...

How to Clean Shrimp

Use this guide to clean, identify, and select shrimp.

How to Tell if Fish is Fresh

Here's how to spot the freshest fish at your market.

How to Make Fish Tacos

Tacos are always a family favorite, and now fish tacos are a popular and good...

How to Flake Fish with a Fork

Confused on how to check your fish for doneness? Just flake it with a fork!...

Cooking Fish: the Basics

Fish is fast and easy to fix, and below are seven simple ways to get a...

How to Eat a Lobster

Learn how to get the most from this seafood celebrity.

Guide to Fish Types

Fish come in a variety of forms, textures, and flavors. Find out which fish ar...

Scallop Tips

Choose the best sea or bay scallops for a delicious meal.

How to Roll Sushi

Yes, you can! Filled with rice, smoked salmon, and cucumber, this finger food...

How to Skin Fish

Although you can ask to have the skin removed when buying fish fresh, you also...

Thawing Fish

Preserve the quality of your fish with these thawing tips.

Storing Fish

There is a right way to keep fish fresh and flavorful.

How to Saute Salmon

Learn how to cook salmon in a skillet in just a few easy steps! With this...

How to Make Crab Cakes

Discover the simple, tasty technique of making your own crab cakes. They work...

How to Cook Crab

Follow our easy step-by-step instructions for cooking whole, live crabs. We'll...

How to Boil Crab Legs

Regal crab legs, with their rich, sweet meat, are ideal for entertaining and...

How to Cook Lobster

If you're intimidated by live lobsters, relax; they're really easy to fix....

How to Grill Salmon

While the smoky flavor may be the top reason to grill salmon, the quick prep...

How to Bake Salmon

Don't be a fish out of water! Baking salmon in the oven is easy and quick. Try...

How to Cook Tuna

Fresh tuna steaks are versatile and easy to cook. Follow these tips and...

How to Make Fish Tacos

Fish tacos are always a family favorite. Learn how to make classic fish tacos,...

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