Cooking Maine Lobster Tails

making lobster tails

There are many different options when it comes to cooking fresh Maine lobster tails. Regardless of which way you plan to prepare your lobster feast, the first step is thawing this delicate crustacean. To ensure the best flavor and texture, it is important that your lobster reach room temperature before cooking begins.   Start your… Read more »

The Benefits of Seafood for Weight Loss

The Benefits of Seafood for Weight Loss

According to Health.gov, individuals should consume 8 ounces of seafood each week, as fish provides plenty of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, and vitamin D. Seafood is a great source of proteinand is also  associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and the improved health of infants whose mothers ate the recommended amount during… Read more »

3 Summer Seafood Recipes

Here at Cape Porpoise, we love our fresh Maine lobsters, but we can’t forget the other delicious seafood we have. From our jumbo white shrimp to Maine blue mussels, we have all your needs for fresh seafood. To inspire your culinary skills, we have included some great, easy-to-prepare, recipes you can make using our fresh… Read more »

Celebrate National Lobster Day

June 15th is National Lobster Day, and in honor of our favorite crustacean we are highlighting some awesome lobster recipes perfect for summer. Check out the recipes below and then visit our website to purchase our 100% Fresh Maine lobster! Grilled Lobster Tail   Ingredients 1/4 c. melted butter 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1/2 tsp…. Read more »

How Eating Lobster Meat Can Spice Up Your Love Life

Why Lobsters Are an Aphrodisiac

An aphrodisiac is a substance that helps increase libido and sexual energy. There are many different foods that have been classified as aphrodisiacs. Certain aphrodisiac, superfoods, and herbs help strengthen overall vitality and longevity. They also nourish and help bring balance to our endocrine system (hormones), boost our mood, and increase overall life energy. Lobster’s… Read more »

Shipping and Care of Maine Lobsters

Shipping and Care of Maine Lobsters

Cape Porpoise Lobster Co. is your source for certified fresh Maine lobster. We purchase the finest seafood from over 40 local fishermen right at Cape Porpoise Pier. Maine lobster is well-known for being the sweetest and most flavorful lobster of all.   When buying lobster, it is important to be sure that it is fresh…. Read more »

A Brief History of Lobsters and How They Became Seafood Royalty

Once considered the “cockroaches of the sea”, these crustaceans have come a long way from their humble beginnings. During the 1700s lobsters were so plentiful that they used to wash ashore on Massachusetts beaches in piles up to 2 feet high. If you were to see a 2-foot-high pile of lobsters today I’m sure your… Read more »

How to Cook a Traditional Seafood Boil

Summer is almost here and now is the perfect time to plan your backyard parties! Hosting a party in your backyard is a great way to socialize with friends and enjoy your own yard. Prepare an authentic seafood boil for your party guests with this easy recipe! Before you get started, first gather all your… Read more »

Why 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. Here’s why lobsters turn red when cooked: Lobsters have astaxanthin,… Read more »

Spicy Lobster Dishes for People Who Like It Hot

Spice up your cooking repertoire with some of our favorite spicy lobster dishes:   Want to serve some addictive finger food at your next gathering? We suggest whipping up some lobster and bacon stuffed jalapeno bites. This easy appetizer can be ready in less than half an hour. For a main course with a spicy… Read more »