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  • Lobster (French Style)
    1 onion, chopped 2 ounces butter 1 Tbsp flour 1/2 pint milk 1 tsp salt Pepper Cayenne Nutmeg Parsley, chopped Lobster meat, cut into pieces 1 egg yolk Cream Egg, beaten Breadcrumbs
  • Buttered Lobster | 3 Tbsps butter
    3 Tbsps butter 2 lbs lobster Lemon juice Salt Pepper
  • 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
  • Berliner Lobster
    1 fresh lobster Butter Yolks 3 eggs 1/2 pint cream 1 small glass sherry Salt and paprika
  • 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
  • Celery Lobster
    2 cups lobster meat 1 cup celery, minced 2 tablespoon butter Juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon flour 1/2 pint milk Yolks of 2 eggs 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • Lobster Patties
    Boiled lobster, cut in small pieces Gravy Bread crumbs Piece of butter the size of an egg Pepper Salt Lemon Puff paste
  • Crab Meat and Lobster Pie
    12 ounce pastry flour 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon dry mustard Pinch Cayenne pepper 7 ounce shortening 1/2 cup water 12 ounces grated American
  • Lobster Salad
    Lobster For the dressing: Yolks of 2 hard-boiled eggs 1 Tbsp mustard 3 Tbsps salad oil 2 Tbsps vinegar 1 Tbsp white powdered sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper Pinch of cayenne 2 raw egg
  • Lobster Chowder
    2 cups lobster meat 1/4 cup onion 1/4 cup salt pork fat 2 tbsps. butter 4 cups milk salt, cayenne, blade of mace 1 cup hot cream 2 tbsps. flour

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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