How to Steam Lobster

How to Steam Lobster

When you order fresh live Maine lobster from Cape Porpoise Lobster Co., we can assure you that you’re in for a delicious meal. However, if you’re a lobster newbie you may need some help with the basics of lobster cooking. Luckily, we’re here to help. Here’s how to steam lobster: First, make sure to choose… Read more »

Why Do Lobsters Turn Red?

When you dig in to a plate of delicious lobster, the crustacean on your plate is a bright shade of red. However, lobsters in the wild look much different—they’re usually brown, green, dull blue or olive-gray. What causes the dramatic change? Science has the answer. It’s chemistry Lobsters have astaxanthin, a pigment that can absorb… Read more »

Fun shrimp dishes to try this summer

Fun Shrimp Dishes to Try This Summer

If you’re looking to spice up family dinners this summer, shrimp is an easy and affordable way to create a unique dish the whole family will enjoy. Whether you prefer to cook shrimp on the grill or on a stovetop, there’s nearly an unlimited number of dishes you can try out. Greek-inspired shrimp with your… Read more »

Pescatarian Diet 101: What It Is and How to Follow It

Pescatarian Diet 101

Vegetarians avoid fish and meat, vegans eat no animal products what-so-ever, but what about pescatarians?  While lesser known, pescatarians eat a special diet that differs just slightly from vegetarians and vegans. How? Pescatarians eat a plant-based diet, but they also eat fish and seafood. Read on to learn more: What is a pescatarian? Pescatarians have… Read more »

Lobster Recipes For Your Next Summer Get-Together

Lobster Recipes for Your Next Summer Get-Together

The world is slowly re-opening after a year of COVID-19 lockdowns. That means you can safely gather around the picnic table with your family once more! If you’re planning a summer family get-together after a whole year apart, you’re going to want mouth-watering dishes to serve. Below are some of our favorite lobster recipes for… Read more »

How To Eat Maine Lobster

How to Eat Lobster

Although lobster is an enjoyable delicacy for many, the process of eating one can be less than favorable, especially if you don’t know how! Even if someone has enjoyed lobster, it doesn’t always mean the process went smoothly. Many people haphazardly work their way through eating a lobster, which can take away from the enjoyment… Read more »

Crustaceans vs. Mollusks

Crustaceans vs. Mollusks

From a lobster bisque appetizer to a seafood crème brûlée dessert, shellfish can be a delectable star of any dish. But not all shellfish are the same. In fact, there are two main categories of shellfish: crustaceans and mollusks. Here we explain the main differences between these two types of shellfish to help you better… Read more »

How to Grill Lobster

How to Grill Lobster

With the temperatures slowly rising, it’ll soon become time to dust off the old grill in your backyard. While you could make the usual hot dogs and hamburgers, why not change things up with some grilled lobster? Grilling a lobster is easier than you think, and it’ll give you and your family a tasty, unique… Read more »

Hard Shell vs. Soft Shell Lobster: Which Is Best?

Hard Shell vs. Soft Shell Lobsters

Just as there’s cold water and warm water lobster, there are lobsters with hard shells and soft shells. If you’re a first-time lobster buyer, then, you may be wondering, which one is best? Overall, hard shell lobsters are the best to buy, and below we’ll explain why that’s the case. About Soft Shell Lobsters Lobsters… Read more »

How Climate Change is Affecting the Lobster Population (And What We Can Do About It)

HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IS AFFECTING THE LOBSTER POPULATION

Humans have farmed New England lobsters for generations. We’ve harvested lobsters commercially since the 1800s, and the first recorded catch occurred in 1605, but it’s safe to say we’ve been fishing in the Gulf of Maine for much longer than that. And yet, one thing threatens this generational practice: climate change. Big or small, warming… Read more »