The West's best seafood

Our guide to healthy, sustainable choices from the West's amazing bounty

Seafood cooking and prep techniques

3 fish lovers share their favorite ways with seafood. Plus: How to clean squid and sardines, cook and clean crab, and barbecue oysters

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Captain Keith Colburn on seafood

Simple ways to serve seafood

'Deadliest Catch' captain Keith Colburn, chef Alice Waters, and surf champion Kelly Slater on healthy seafood and simple ways to love it


Grilled shrimp

How to grill oysters

Sunset food editor Margo True shows how to make perfectly grilled oysters in minutes


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Dungeness crab 101

If you’ve never cooked live crabs, it can seem a little intimidating. Here's a method that helps things go smoothly.


California squid (calamari)

How to clean whole squid

Follow these 5 easy steps to clean your calamari


Pacific sardines

How to clean and fillet sardines

Follow these 5 easy steps to prepare your sardines



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