How to Properly Eat Lobster

SEAFOOD SET

Here at the Cape Porpoise Lobster Co, we sell so much Maine lobster that we sometimes forget that not everyone is familiar with eating it. 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… Read more »

3 Maine Lobster Comfort Foods For the Winter

It’s that time of year again. The sky is getting darker and the days are getting shorter. No one wants to admit it, but winter is right around the corner. While eating lobster often goes hand in hand with summertime bakes and boils, there’s no good reason not to enjoy it year round. Embrace the… Read more »

What Wine Goes Best With Seafood From Maine? [Infographic]

Seafood and wine go great together.  There’s not a better combination for a romantic dinner on the Maine coast overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, or in a local quaint restaurant with someone special in your life. For many though, figuring out what type of wine goes with seafood, or lobster in particular, can be a difficult… Read more »

What to Eat and Drink with Your Maine Lobster

How to Cook a Traditional Seafood Boil

What goes well with lobster? The truth is, the options are almost endless, as it all depends on how you prepare the dinner. Grilling, chilling, and boiling all afford different tastes and textures, so you’ll want to complement with the proper foods and wines accordingly. Also, if this is your first time eating lobster, watch… Read more »

Summer Dinner Party Menu: Throw a Lobster Bake

Impress your guests with a dinner party that encompasses the true essence of summer. Unlike a traditional outdoor gathering, a dinner party typically involved 6 – 12 guests. With warm nights and relaxed living, the summertime allows the host to create an enchanting atmosphere with lights, table decor and great food. Start by choosing a theme and… Read more »

Cape Pier Restaurant 2013 Season

If you’re tired of the cold weather, don’t worry, because things are heating up in Kennebunkport, Maine. March 29th is the day Cape Pier Restaurant opens for the 2013 season. Imagine yourself and your loved ones enjoying delicious Maine lobster fresh from the sea in a restaurant overlooking the water. Cape Pier Restaurant makes that… Read more »

Three ways to make Maine lobster rolls

Lobster roll

Lobster rolls are synonymous with New England cuisine. From the shores of Long Island to the coastal waters all the way up through Maine and Canada, it seems everyone has their own recipe for this crustacean treat. Most recipes call for chunks of steamed lobster meat, including claws, knuckles and tails, tossed in a bit… Read more »

Hot Tub Time! Tips for Boiling Your Valentine’s Day Lobster

Our collective love affair with lobster knows no limits. Some people associate the crustacean with coastal living and dining. The sight and smell of a lobster brings them back to times spent walking beaches, fishing in the ocean and living the coastal life. Others just simply love the flavor and various ways to prepare lobster…. Read more »

Feelin’ Crabby About Your Diet? Why You Should Turn to Seafood

One of the most common New Year resolutions that individuals make (and break) is to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Maintaining a healthy diet is ensuring that you are choosing ingredients that are low in fat but still can provide you with essential nutrients. Many are surprised to learn about the health benefits… Read more »

Here Comes “Santa Claws”

Ideally, your live Maine lobsters should be cooked and prepared the same day that you receive them from Cape Porpoise Lobster. However it is possible to keep these delicious creatures alive and fresh for up to 48 hours after delivery. Cooked dead lobster is slimy and will lack the flavor that you were anticipating. Ensure that… Read more »