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It’s no secret that I love salmon. I mean, I really love it. It’s one of my favorite things to eat in the world! Breakfast, lunch or dinner, I will always love Wild Alaskan Salmon. But if I had to pick a second favorite, I’d go with Dungeness crab. This is a love I share…


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Wild Bill Ranniger

is the heart of the kitchen at Duke’s and makes food ideas come to life. Wild Bill has been part of Duke’s team for 22 years, adding his spicy and wild style to everything he creates. Bill’s boundless creativity gives our company its saucy personality. Watch for Bill’s take on cooking and preparing seafood and other dishes on this blog, and don’t forget to watch his YouTube videos that really show how it’s done. Wild Bill is the corporate executive chef, but everyone calls him “The Food Dude.”


Duke Moscrip

Founder and chief innovator of Duke’s Seafood & Chowder, dreams about food. He is passionate about sustainably sourced food and searches the country for the best of the best for the restaurant. Duke is known for his outrageous “Capers,” wild ideas that never fail to shake things up. A deep thinker who cares about healthy eating, catch Duke’s contributions to the blog in Bringing Duke’s Home Recipe Series.


Amy (Moscrip) Waeschle

is a writer and the author of Going Over the Falls and Chasing Waves, A Surfer’s Tale of Obsessive Wandering. Her passions start with surfing. Never slowing down, Amy also runs mountain trails, hikes, and seems to have a knack for finding hidden foodie gems when she travels. She lives in Poulsbo, Washington with her family. Amy is an expert regarding all things gluten free and was the inspiration behind many of Duke’s gluten free recipes. For the blog, she shares her insights into “growing up with Duke” and tells stories of her food and drink discoveries around the