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Recipes Featuring Lobster

  • Lobster Farci
    1 cup chopped lobster meat Yolks 2 "hard boiled" eggs 1/2 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 cup White Sauce I Slight grating nutmeg 1/3 cup buttered crumbs Salt Pepper
  • Lobster a la Newburg
    1 boiled lobster, or 1 can lobster 2 Tbsps butter Pinch of salt Pinch of cayenne 1 wine-glass Sherry 1 cup cream 3 egg yolks
  • Lobster Soup
    Large fresh lobster or canned lobster Cream or milk Salt Dash of cayenne pepper Egg Olive oil
  • Lobster a la Newburg, Boston
    6 tablespoons good butter 1 pound cooked lobster meat, diced 3 ounce sherry wine 1 pint heavy cream Few grains nutmeg Pinch of Cayenne Pepper Salt to taste 2egg yolks beaten
  • Lobster Termidor
    2 good-sized lobster Butter Cream Sauce Dry mustard, salt, Cayenne Pepper Cream Hollandaise Sauce
  • Lobster or Crab Salad
    2 cup lobster or crab meat 1 cup diced celery French dressing Lettuce Mayonnaise 1 hard-cooked egg
  • Curried Lobster
    2 cups of lobster dice 2 cups weak stock 1 teaspoonful minced onion. 2 teaspoon of curry powder Salt
  • Broiled Lobster
    Lobster Chopped celery Green fat Melted butter
  • Lobster, Deviled
    2 medium-sized lobster 2 tablespoons chopped shallots 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoon flour 1 pint broth Salt, white and red pepper Worcestershire Sauce 2 handfuls moistened and pressed bread
  • 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

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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