RECIPES: Favorite Lobster Dishes For National Lobster Day

June 15th is National Lobster Day. Oh how we love lobster. Every time our mother broiled lobster tails, we sighed and told her, “We could eat every day.” Her response: “I wish I could afford to make them for you every day.” Yes, lobster is pricey, although some years, if the catch is abundant, the…
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RECIPE: Warm Seafood Salad With Black Rice

[1] Mixed seafood salad with black rice (photo © DeLallo). [2] Italian black rice (photo © InHarvest). [3] When cooked, black rice becomes purplish (photo Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE). [4] Gulf shrimp (photo © I Love Blue Sea). [5] Cooked lobster meat from Get Maine Lobster (photo © Get Maine Lobster).   One of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Savory Custard

Parmesan quiche with arugula salad: as a light lunch or a first course for dinner. Photo courtesy The Secret Menu. Here’s the recipe.   Custard is one of our favorite dishes: a symphony of cream, eggs and flavorings. Most people consider custard to be sweet—a dessert that ranges from good old American chocolate pudding to…
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RECIPE: Savory Cheesecake

[1] Nacho cheesecake (photo courtesy TasteOfHome.com). [2] A no-bake savory basil cheesecake (photos courtesy Eat Wisconsin Cheese).   What’s a savory cheesecake? Using a base of cream cheese—just like dessert cheesecake—it’s an unsweetened cheesecake that combines savory ingredients: herbs, vegetables, seafood and/or other cheeses. A savory cheesecake: Can be a spread for party bread and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lobster Caesar Salad

Looking for something special to serve for Mother’s Day or other occasion? Make the ever-popular Caesar salad into an elegant first course or main dish by adding lobster. 1. You’ll need two cooked 2-pound lobsters for 4 luncheon servings or 6 first courses. 2. Slice the tail meat lengthwise to place atop the salad; the…
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