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Maine lobster is one of the most sought after sea foods in the Atlantic Ocean. Also called American Lobster, and New England Lobster, much of the world considers it a delicacy. Lobster is often caught by traps in cold, rocky waters from Canada down to as far south as North Carolina

The size of lobsters can range in size. The smallest available for purchase is the 1lb lobster or chicken lobster. Some seafood markets regularly have 8-10 pounders for sale. The most popular size for cooking is 1 � pounds. Most people boil or steam their lobsters, but there are several other ways to enjoy lobster meat.

Lobsters can be purchased online at several seafood retailers. Prices will vary, and be sure to look at the total price including shipping. Overnight shipping can get expensive, but that is the only way to ensure your seafood arrives fresh. Are you a relocated New Englander craving a fresh lobster? Or maybe looking for that perfect gift? Live lobsters are shipped daily across the country. The most popular holidays for ordering live lobsters include Christmas, New Years Eve, Valentines Day, and Fathers Day.

Some of the below resources may be helpful in finding the right lobster dinner gift:

Looking for some cooking ideas?

Some popular lobster dishes:

Steamed lobsters: Steam for 10 minutes for the first pound, plus 2 minutes for each additional � pound. Service with melted butter and lemon.

Baked stuffed lobsters: Stuffing is often a combination of bread crumbs and scallops.

Lobster and asparagus omelette: Add 1/3 lb diced lobster meat and 2 finely chopped asparagus spears to your 3 egg omelette for a delicious breakfast.

Lobster Cakes: Combine diced cooked lobster meat with breadcrumbs and your preferred spices, then cook on a stovetop with plenty of butter until golden brown.

Lobster Roll: Lobster meat and mayonnaise on a toasted hot dog bun.

Lobster Bake / Clambake: A New England favorite! Start with live lobsters and fresh seaweed in a large pot or seafood can. Then add: red potatoes, steamer clams, mussels, sausage, onions, fish. Put a lid on the seafood and let it all steam together. Serve with melted butter, plenty of napkins, lobster crackers, and a bag for all the shells.

Lobster Ravioli: Lobster meat and ricotta cheese

Lobster Mashed Potatoes: Mashed potatoes, butter, chives, lobster meat, salt and pepper

Maine Lobster Mac and Cheese: Good quality cheddar, macaroni, cream, pepper, cream, and lobster meat.