Four Top Reasons we Love Salmon with Dill

Grilled Salmon Sandwich with Dill Sauce   4 slices bacon 1lbs of fillet salmon 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon dried dill weed 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest 4 slices toast 4 slices tomato 2 green leaf lettuce leaves   Cook the bacon in a large, deep skillet over medium-high heat… Read more »

Explore More Tastes of Maine at Kennebunk Farmers’ Market

The arrival of May marks the beginning of the fresh food season at the Kennebunk Farmers’ Market. In contrast to the bounty of fresh Maine seafood, many area farmers and vendors arrive weekly to set out their delicious wares for visitors and residents to enjoy. This year, the market moves to the Lafayette Center for… Read more »

Lobster Mac N’ Cheese

Lobster mac n’ cheese is the ultimate comfort food. The perfect combination of down home cookin’ and refined elegance, lobster mac n’ cheese is so much more than macaroni, cheese and shellfish. Making the perfect lobster mac n’ cheese takes finding the right recipe to create the perfect medley.   Ingredients 1lb Elbow Macaroni 1lb… Read more »

The Evolving Lobster Status Symbol

Cracking lobster is a modern tradition most people reserve for special occasions. As delicious as lobster is, it usually doesn’t fall within budgetary restrictions for the typical American, it being on the rather pricey side. But if you examine history going back as recent as 50 years, lobster wasn’t always considered such a sought after… Read more »

The Authentic Maine Lobster Roll

Maine Lobster Roll Ingredients • 1/2 pound cooked lobster meat • 1/2 a cucumber, peeled and diced • 1/4 cup mayonnaise • 1/2 tablespoon tarragon • 2 sliced scallions • 3 hot dog buns • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter • Sea salt & ground pepper     Directions • Chop cooked lobster meat. • Combine… Read more »

Probably the Best Pie You Won’t Have for Dessert

Lobster is amazing in itself. When cooked in a pie, it simply astronomical. An all-time favorite lobster recipe, when lobster pie is prepared and cooked correctly the cook will indefinitely be remembered, in certain circles, forever. Filling 10 tbsp butter 1/2 C sherry 2 C chopped lobster meat 4 egg yolks, beaten 2 tbsp flour… Read more »

Mother’s Day Seafood Recipe

Your mother brought you into this world and she deserves a great dinner for mother’s day. Show her you put some thought into her mother’s day dinner with a unique recipe she may have never had the chance to experience. Nothing says “I love you, mom!” quite like fresh-cooked lobster. And if you’re looking for… Read more »

The Ultimate Celebratory Feast

Job promotion? Graduation? Won the lottery? No matter what the occasion, there are certain milestones reserved for a truly epic feast. And there are few better components to an epic feast than crab and lobster. When preparing for your next special occasion, only considering a simple yet luxurious dinner sure to satisfy even the most… Read more »

Cape Pier Chowder House Menu is Here!

The Cape Pier Chowder House will reopen on April 3rd, 2015 for our new season. We’re proud to announce and release our 2015 menu, which features selections that include our lobster stew, crab cake sandwich, fried fish & chips, lobster dinners, and of course our famous lobster roll. Plus, many more delicious menu items! To see the… Read more »

Rock Lobster Tails & Newburg Sauce

Place Lobster tails in cold water. Cook, gradually, add remaining ingredients. Cook slowly for about 30 minutes, or until tender. Do Not Boil. Drain and then dice. Newburg Sauce 1 tbsp flour 4 tbsp butter, dash pepper A little nutmeg 1 cup thin cream 2 egg yolks 1/2 tsp salt Blend flour into melted butter… Read more »