Tag: Lobster Facts

The Benefits of Seafood for Weight Loss

The Benefits of Seafood for Weight Loss

According to Health.gov, individuals should consume 8 ounces of seafood each week, as fish provides plenty of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, and vitamin D. Seafood is a great source of proteinand is also  associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and the improved health of infants whose mothers ate the recommended amount during… Read more »

A Brief History of Lobsters and How They Became Seafood Royalty

Once considered the “cockroaches of the sea”, these crustaceans have come a long way from their humble beginnings. During the 1700s lobsters were so plentiful that they used to wash ashore on Massachusetts beaches in piles up to 2 feet high. If you were to see a 2-foot-high pile of lobsters today I’m sure your… Read more »

Facts About Lobster You Probably Didn’t Know

  If you’re anything like us, Maine lobster is one of your favorite foods. Healthy, versatile and delicious, lobster is truly one of nature’s best gifts. So if you love lobster, you’ll enjoy learning some fun facts about this amazing crustacean! Lobster wasn’t always appreciated the way it is today In Colonial times, lobster was… Read more »

Why We Really Boil Lobsters Alive

It’s one of the questions we get often: why do we have to boil lobsters alive? People love to eat fresh Maine lobster—but not everyone likes to see, or hear, the crustaceans be prepared for our consumption. But what if we told you that boiling is, in fact, the safest way to eat lobster for… Read more »

How to Pick the Right Size Lobster

There’s nothing more exciting than sitting down with family or friends for a delicious lobster feast. However, there’s also nothing worse than clearing your plate and still feeling hungry, or leaving untouched lobster meat on your plate because your eyes were bigger than your stomach. So how do you choose the right size to purchase?… Read more »

Why Is Lobster Red?

It’s a simple question, and those who have never cooked their own lobster might even be surprised to learn that the delicious, bright red lobster served in restaurants didn’t start out that way. Even though there is some variety in color due to genetics and diet, most live lobsters start out a brownish color,”even though… Read more »

7 Fun and Interesting Facts about Lobsters

Lobsters are a favorite and a luxury for many diners. It is the crustacean of decadence, and a classic for special occasions. The only thing most of us know about these delicious creatures of the sea is what they’re like when boiled or grilled to perfection, how they go perfectly with Champagne, and that they… Read more »