How Long to Cook Lobster

When it comes to cooking fresh Maine lobster, there are many methods to choose from, but the most common are boiling and steaming. No matter which method you choose, though, there will likely be one question at the front of your mind: how long do I have to cook the lobster for? The answer depends… Read more »

Five Wine and Lobster Pairings Perfect for Your Next Meal

Red wine with Maine lobster over a bed of linguini with micro gr

Finding the right wine for any meal can be tricky, but with the bold and succulent flavor of lobster to contend with, finding the right wine is even tougher. The most important thing to consider is richness of the meal you are making. As a rule of thumb, the acidity of the wine should be greater… Read more »

Fun 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? There are more than 2000 species These bite size ocean dwellers play an important… Read more »

What are Littleneck Clams?

Littleneck clams are one of our favorite Maine mollusks! 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? About hard shell clams Referred to by different names depending on their size, the littleneck is one size of the… Read more »

The Three Main Types of Cold-Water Lobster

fresh cold-water lobster

Lobsters have evolved to survive both warm climates and cold climates, but it is cold-water lobsters that we are most familiar with. These are the lobsters that show up in our local grocery stores and markets. However, not all cold-water lobsters are the same. While very similar, these lobsters can vary in size, taste, and more… Read more »

Can You Freeze Uncooked Lobster?

Here is a question that many people ask.  Can you freeze both cooked lobster and uncooked lobster to enjoy at a later date?  The short answer to this question is no, you cannot freeze uncooked lobster.  Here is why: The meat will stick When you freeze and thaw uncooked lobster, the meat sticks to the… Read more »

Three Simple Lobster Dishes for this Holiday Season

A bowl of creamy delicious lobster

The holidays are stressful enough. Do you really need to add complex meal recipes to your growing to-do list? These three lobster dishes are a perfect way to incorporate a gourmet tasting meal without a dozen trips to the store and a kitchen left in a disaster zone. Recipe 1: Lobster Bisque Lobster Bisque is… Read more »

The Six Types of Salmon You’ll Find in the Store

whole raw salmon fillet on wooden cutting board

Salmon is delicious and healthy, but its taste, texture, and appearance can vary depending on the type of salmon you are dealing with. All types of wild caught salmon are found in the Pacific Ocean, while Atlantic salmon are all farm-raised. However, as you’re scanning the seafood section at your local grocery store, you’ll likely… Read more »

What Is the Mediterranean Diet?

mediterranean diet pyramid next to food

The people living around the Mediterranean Sea are known for living long and healthy lives. Part of the secret to their success is their diet. Experts have lauded the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, linking it to weight loss, heart attack prevention, lowered risks of type 2 diabetes, and more. But how do you get… Read more »