Tag: cooking lobster

How Long to Boil Lobster?

When you order fresh live Maine lobster straight to your door from Cape Porpoise Lobster Co., you’re bound to have a delicious meal. However, we’re often asked: just how long should I boil that lobster? Here’s a handy guide: A single pound of lobster should take about eight minutes. Two pounds will need about 15… Read more »

How to Steam Lobster

When you order fresh live Maine lobster from Cape Porpoise Lobster Co., we can assure you that you’re in for a delicious meal. However, if you’re a lobster newbie you may need some help with the basics of lobster cooking. Luckily, we’re here to help. Here’s how to steam lobster: First, make sure to choose… Read more »

Lobster Lo Mein Recipe

Summer is the perfect time to try out new seafood recipes your family will love. Why not shake things up a bit the next time you make dinner, and try a delicious lobster lo mein? To serve two to four people, you’ll need two live, two-pound lobsters. Begin by cooking the lobster: prepare an ice… Read more »

How Many Lobsters Do You Need for Lobster Rolls?

Picture this: It’s Friday night, and you’ve decided to have some friends over for dinner. You’re making lobster rolls—great choice! However, there’s just one hitch. You have no idea how many lobsters to buy! You don’t want anyone to leave hungry, but you also don’t want to leave delectable lobster untouched on anyone’s plate because… Read more »

Looking Ahead to Your Mother’s Day Meal

You probably don’t recall keeping your mother up for countless nights or giving her your cold the night before a big meeting, but she certainly does and she’s never held it against you. Few people love us as much as our mothers do. With that being said, it’s only fair that she gets a day completely… Read more »

Reaping the Health Benefits of Lobster

A decadent and delicious dinner food, lobster is not often considered when you are looking for a healthy meal to serve. But it isn’t the crustacean itself that is unhealthy. Instead, it is the way it is often prepared – dipped in butter and topped with salt – that should be avoided when you are… Read more »

Compassion for your Edible Crustacean

People are more sensitive about killing lobsters than other animals. This likely has much to do with the more personal, face-to-face experience we have had at some point so near to the end their lives. It’s hard not to cringe when witnessing a lobster placed in a vat of boiling water if you have the… Read more »

Can I Store 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.   When you freeze and thaw uncooked lobster, the meat sticks to the inside of the… 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 »