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Recipes Featuring Lobster

  • Devilled Lobster
    Boiled lobster, cold Yolks of 3 hard boiled eggs, finely chopped Mustard Salt Cayenne pepper Butter Breadcrumbs 2 Tbsps cream
  • Lobster a la Newburg | 1 whole lobster, cut up in pieces
    1 whole lobster, cut up in pieces Piece of butter the size of a walnut Salt Pepper 1 egg yolk 2 ounces sherry wine For the cream sauce: 1 ounce butter, melted 2 ounces flour
  • Rissoles of Lobster
    Boiled lobster meat, minced Pepper Salt Mace 3 Tbsp butter, melted Breadcrumbs 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • Lobster or Crab Salad
    2 cup lobster or crab meat 1 cup diced celery French dressing Lettuce Mayonnaise 1 hard-cooked egg
  • Baked Lobster Salad
    1 2-pound lobster, cooked Butter Shallots or mushrooms French mustard 1 glass sherry wine (7 ounces) 1 cup thick cream Salt, pepper, Cayenne pepper Chopped tarragon leaves 1 cup Hollandaise s
  • Lobster Thermidor
    2 live lobsters 2 shallots, chopped 4 tablespoons butter 8 mushrooms, sliced 2 ounces Sherry wine 2 cups warm cream 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten Fresh grated cheese Bread crumbs Melted butter
  • Baked Lobster a la Parker
    Lobster: 1 live lobster (12 ounces lobster) Buttered bread crumbs Parsley garnish 1/2 lemon Stuffing: 2 cups medium white sauce 2 small shallots, chopped fine 3 ounces mushrooms, chopped fin
  • Lobster Meat, Sherry Flavor
    Lobster Paprika Salt Butter Sherry wine Cream Yolk of egg Puree of pimiento
  • Baked Lobster, American Style
    8 lobsters 1/2 pound butter 8 shallots, chopped 4 cloves garlic chopped 2 dozen fresh mushrooms sliced 4 cups cream sauce 4 teaspoons English mustard 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 3 table
  • Creamed Lobster | 1 cup lobster meat, cut into inch dice
    1 cup lobster meat, cut into inch dice 1 Tbsp butter 1 tsp onion, grated 1 Tbsp flour 1 cup stock 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/4 cup cream 1 egg yolk

About Lobster

  • Lobster should be cooked in salted water to protect the flavor of the meat
  • When cooking frozen lobster tails, you must begin by thawing the tails
  • Lobster is a low fat seafood, containing less than a gram of fat in three ounces
  • Lobster are loaded with good cholesterol (HDL)
  • Lobster can survive about 15 hours in the refrigerator and about 20 hours on ice
  • A lobster weighing one pound will yield 2/3 cup of meat
  • Lobster is not a kosher food because it does not have scales
  • Most lobster experts argue that the male and female lobsters taste the same, but some people believe that the roe (eggs) from a female adds flavor
  • Some people argue that eating the tomalley of the lobster is not a good idea because any pollution the lobster may have consumed would be concentrated there
  • Some scientists believe that putting your lobster in the freezer before boiling will numb them up and reduce the pain for the lobster
  • When choosing a lobster from the tank, look for the most active ones as they will have more tender meat
  • The largest lobster ever caught was over two feet long and weighed 37 pounds
  • Tomalley - the green substance found in the back end of the lobster - is the liver and is considered by most people to be a delicacy
  • Maine locals are known for steaming lobster in beer (about 7 minutes for 2 lobsters)
  • The white substance surrounding your cooked lobster is actually its blood and it is absolutely safe to eat
  • To pick up a live lobster, grab it on the back just above the tail and the claws will not be able to reach your hand
  • Lobsters are relatively low cholesterol having less than chicken and turkey
  • To make sure your lobster is fresh, check to make sure the tail curls when boiling and the tail meat is firm when extracting
  • Lobster depend on salt water for survival and will not stay alive for more than a day out of water
  • Lobsters are known for longevity and can reach up to 100 years of age
  • It takes about 5 years for a lobster to reach edible size
  • The American lobster is found in cold waters and has claws while the spiny lobster is found in warm water and does not have claws
  • When Europeans arrived in America, lobsters washed ashore in high numbers and were considered the cockroach of the sea
  • The lobster and scorpion are in the same family of the animal kingdom
  • At one time in history, lobster was peasant food and was used for bait
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