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How to Enjoy Fresh Seafood and Lobster

You have found the lobster and seafood how-to section from You’ll learn step-by-step instructions on the best ways to enjoy all kinds of Maine seafood, including the king of crustaceans, lobster. Plus, learn about the history and stories about the seafood you grew up to love. For our detailed guide for how to cook live lobsters see our guide.

How to Grill Lobsters at Home

How to Grill Lobsters at Home

Memorial Day is fast approaching and we are readying our grills for the summer season. One of the best things to kick off the summer season is to learn how to grill  lobsters at home. Grilled lobster is quick and easy. Take the plunge and discover how deliciously simple it is to grill lobster at […]

Different Kinds of Chowder from New England

Do You Know the Different Kinds of Chowder from New England?

The story of clam chowder is very interesting. A group of French soldiers became shipwrecked off the coast of Maine.  As they trudged ashore carrying what meager provisions they could grab before the ship sank, they made camp on the shore.  They gathered some clams and threw them into a large pot they called a Chaudière.  […]

Host a Clambake Party

How to Host a Clambake Party at Home or on the Beach

Learn how to host a clambake party at home or on the beach! A classic Maine lobster bake prepared the old-fashioned way is steamed in seaweed and ocean water. Food writer, Craig Clairborne called the lobster bake “…the most colorful, joyous and festive of American feasts.” Lobster bakes are fun, memorable, and informal. It’s also a […]

How to Buy Mussels

How to Buy Mussels Like a Real Harvester

Long a well kept secret of New England fisherman, the black mussel continues to gain popularity. Here are some tips on how to buy mussels, check here for how a classic recipe for fresh steamed mussels. Mussels today are usually cultivated–they are much cleaner than wild mussels, and their “beards”  are much smaller. Farm-raised mussels do not […]

How to Broil Live Lobsters

Broil Live Lobster Allow one good size lobster, 1 1/2 large live lobster per person. Learn more about what size lobsters to get. Directions: Put the lobster on its back and make a deep, sharp cut through the entire length of the body and tail with a heavy sharp-pointed knife or lobster shears. Spread open and […]

New England Steamer Clams Recipe

Equipment: Large Pot Prep time: 10 m Cook Time: 6 m Recipe for New England Steamer Clams No lobster dinner is complete without New England steamers. Maine soft-shell clams are the best for steaming. There is nothing like a big -bowlful of steamers and an ice cold beer! Ingredients 5 lbs. Steamer Clams 3 Cups Water 1 Teaspoon Salt 2 Pounds Butter Instructions […]

Making Lobster Bisque

Making Lobster Bisque: A Rich History

Lobster bisque is an elegant soup known for its rich flavor and crimson color. The main ingredient in this coastal favorite is the king of the sea, Homarus americanus. Due to the relative fame and ubiquity of lobster in the state of Maine, lobster bisque has become a delicious culinary staple. Generally, “bisque” refers to […]

Best Sauce for Lobster

Drizzle, Dip, Dunk: The Best Sauces for Maine Lobster

We talk sauces for lobster, lobster butters, dips and tips for the novice lobster chef to the veteran crustacean cooker. Find the perfect simple classic or a fresh new idea to impress your dinner guests with our lobster sauce recommendations. Sweet lobster meat is a delight in itself, and the distinctive taste of great quality […]

Star Wars Lobster Facts

Jedi Lobsters and 12 Phenomenal Lobster Facts

What kind of creature lives forever, regenerates lost limbs, keeps on growing, and chews with its stomach? Is this an extraterrestrial from the space epic Star Wars? No, it’s just a lobster and it hails from northeasternmost state of Maine, USA, planet earth. As of yet, the Maine lobster has yet to been granted Jedi status or has it? With its armored […]

Buy Best Lobsters Online

The Best Lobster Ever – Learn the Secrets

Translation: Our lobsters are the best anywhere. In Maine the R is optional in the alphabet! If you’ve ever had the pleasure of dining on lobster along the coast of Maine, then you already know fresh Maine lobster is the best in the world. So what makes the best lobster? First, let’s examine the lobster itself, what kind […]