These days, minor indulgences that don’t break the bank are important. It doesn’t get any better than a dinner of fresh lobster – but even with its amazing, expansive coastline, finding the best lobster in California can be tricky. The Golden State is chock full of outstanding restaurants and fish markets, but where can a […]
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Is your favorite lobster shack shacky and weathered and in a fairly remote place near the ocean? Or, perhaps it is tacky and reminds you of a roadside hut. Most shacks are a “no-frills” family establishments with a simple menu, and almost always have long lines in peak summer months. Some shacks have become tourist […]
My father cooked the seafood chowder! He brought the recipe to Boston from his birthplace in Islesboro, Maine. I remember the tantalizing smell as Dad carefully blended ingredients. 1/4 lb. salt pork 2 big onions sliced 2 to 3 cups of raw potatoes (also sliced, never cubed) 2 cups of water 2 lb.s haddock or […]
The name “bisque” came later than the soup, which was originally just called plain thick lobster soup. Lobster Bisque Ingredients 5 cups fish stock or chicken stock 2/3 cup uncooked rice 1/2 cup butter 3 celery stalks, scraped and cut into fine strips 2 carrots, scraped and cut into fine strips 1 leek, trimmed and […]
Nothing better than baked scallops in the summer. This recipe is from a good friend in York Beach, Maine. Large sea scallops work great for this recipe. Make sure you ask for fresh, dry scallops. There are no additives in dry scallops like those commonly found in store bought scallops–so they retain their sweet flavor and don’t shrink when cooked.
Baked Scallops Recipe
1 1/2 C. bread crumbs
3/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 C. melted butter
Paprika to taste
2 lbs. fresh sea scallops
Go scallops fishing at Lobster Anywhere.com. Buy fresh scallops. Beware of the scallops at the grocery store, many are soaked in Sodium Tripoly Phosphate, a chemical used to preserve and add weight to scallops. Our scallops are exquisite, 100% natural and frozen-at-sea within an hour of harvesting! You won’t find a fresher, purer scallop anywhere. Don’t forget to add some fresh lobster to your order!