Pair Lobster and Squash for a Festive Fall Side Dish

As the fall season unfolds, squash is becoming a favorite vegetable among families looking for a warm, seasonal side dish. Here at Cape Porpoise Lobster Company, our favorite way to eat squash is (you guessed it!) with lobster. Whether you are a fan of acorn or butternut squash, you can use these traditional fall foods… Read more »

Hearty Fall Seafood Recipes

Although many of us think of seafood as a light summer dish for grilling and enjoying at a barbecue with friends, prepared with the right recipe, it is also a delicious meal for the chilly fall months. As the weather grows cool here in Maine, we have found a few hearty seafood recipes that will… Read more »

Some Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Lobsters

A luxury meal that diners around the world love; there is more to the lobster than meets the eye. This delectable crustacean is high in omega-3 fatty acid and makes a heart-healthy meal that can be enjoyed on holidays, for celebrations or just to spice up your dinner routine! Learn some fun facts about our… Read more »

Seafood for Breakfast

While most people think of crustaceans, fish and mollusks as appetizer and dinner fare, here at Cape Porpoise Lobster Co. we love our fresh Maine seafood so much that we even eat it for breakfast! Whether you are a fan of smoked salmon or crab cakes, there is a delectable morning meal you will love…. Read more »

What are Littleneck Clams?

September is here and Cape Porpoise Lobster Company is celebrating the entrance of fall with one of our favorite Maine mollusks: The littleneck clam! The coast of Maine is home to a variety of tasty seafood options, from crustaceans to mollusks. But what is does the phrase “littleneck clam” mean? Referred to by different names depending on… Read more »

Fall Favorites: Chowders and Bisques

September is almost here, and as cool weather begins rolling across the Atlantic coast, the thought of clam chowder and lobster bisque begins floating through our minds. What are some of the best sides to serve with a hearty chowder soup? Here is a list of our favorite options: Simple Salad Start off your delicious… Read more »

Traditional Cocktail Sauce

Here at Cape Porpoise Lobster Company, one of our favorite ways to eat shrimp is chilled with a side of cocktail sauce. Great as an appetizer or for hors d’oeuvres, shrimp and cocktail sauce is a simple yet gourmet dish to make. For a classic cocktail sauce recipe, read below. Looking for something with a little… Read more »

Lobster Fishing in Maine: The Beginnings

One of the oldest industries in North America, lobster fishing began in the early colonial times when the crustaceans could be found in large numbers along the coast of Maine. Often used for bait and fertilizer, lobsters were rarely eaten since it was difficult to get enough ice to store them after being caught. In… Read more »

Eat Seafood Twice a Week

Here in coastal Maine, seafood is build into our diets. From crustaceans to fish, we love it all – and eat more than our fair share. But were you aware that seafood should be a part of your weekly diet? Healthcare professionals recommend two seafood meals a week, thanks to the many benefits these delicious… Read more »

Facts you Didn’t Know about Shrimp

A popular Maine seafood, shrimp can be cooked in a variety of ways to compliment any meal. Shrimp cocktail and shrimp scampi are just two of the most popular options. Past its delicious flavor, how much do you know about shrimp? These bite size ocean dwellers play an important role in their underwater ecosystem. Found… Read more »