Category Archives: St. Jude

Golden Beetle

   Golden Beetle:  a warm welcoming ambience, effusively friendly staff and a rich aroma of vibrant flavors and spice.   An atmosphere of a Turkish market day in Ballard. Among the mezze, Joe and I loved the Muhammara Dip:  walnut, pomegranate molasses, … Continue reading

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Mais non!

“A new report by Greenpeace Canada might make you reconsider eating a tuna sandwich,” writes Monique Beaudin for the Montreal Gazette. Beaudin overlooks the efforts of many small businesses and fishermen who use the most sustainable methods, including troll-caught, targeting … Continue reading

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Tuna lovers

In Seattle,  make Valentine’s Day special… the Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge is offering a thoughtfully-crafted five-course pre-fixe menu, with choice of entrees, for $75 per person.  It includes a champagne toast!!! The entree:  Grilled “St. Jude” Albacore with sunchokes, pine … Continue reading

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Chiquita means banana

And St. Jude means albacore. For restaurants and (their suppliers), the name’s the thing, suggests Crosscut.com Seattle writer Ronald Holden blogs at Cornichon.org: “Our Puget Sound locavore movement is beginning to catch on. Take, for example, a 95-foot tuna boat … Continue reading

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Food of champions

Supermodel Gregg Avedon blogs:    “Recently I was fortunate enough to come across a small family owned company that pole-catches tuna aboard their 95-foot fishing vessel called the St. Jude. Once caught, the fish are immediately blast frozen to ensure optimum freshness. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all from the F/V St. Jude tuna team and the entire Malley family! (Photo of Golden Cross old Search & Rescue Tug. Moored at Tarbert, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

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Little fish that can

Discerning shoppers increasingly appreciate the differences in tuna caught by net or trawl versus hook and line. Sara Dickerman of The Wall Street Journal praises the great “little fish,” caught by hook and line, then immediately processed. In general, she singles out … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh albacore

Pittsburgh fans of St Jude albacore tuna can now find cans in select Shop ‘n Save stores. The grocery chain has 70 stores in the Pittsburgh area and focuses on health and wellness. Increasingly, grocery stores are on the front … Continue reading

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Benefits of fish

Fish provides health benefits – and those could outweigh the dangers of mercury, reports a Swedish research team, as reported by Adam Marcus for Reuters. “The researchers questioned 900 people on fish-eating habits and analyzed their red blood cells for … Continue reading

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Raft of experts

“Running a kitchen is a lot like running a boat,” Captain Joe Malley says. “You have a lot of responsibility, and if something goes wrong, it’s all on you.” But when things go right? “Seattle people seek connection,” he says. … Continue reading

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