The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Seafood & Aquaculture Program is offering a brochure filled holiday meal planning ideas. The brochure features several seafood recipes from the state, including crab ball, fried oysters, traditional Maryland oyster stew and smoked bluefish spread.
The Maryland Seafood Holiday Brochure is available on line at www.marylandseafood.org, by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Maryland Seafood Holiday, 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401, or by calling toll free in Maryland at 888-841-5828. Outside of Maryland call 410-841-5972.
The following recipe is from the Maryland Seafood Holiday Brochure:
Smoked Bluefish Spread
1 pound smoked Bluefish
1 tablespoon horseradish
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 pound cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
Skin the bluefish, remove any bones, and place the meat in a mixing bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Place in serving bowl or mold and garnish. Serve chilled.