Use this as a soup base or for a fantastic lobster risotto or just have a cup of it on a cold day. However, the driest champagne works best with lobster and seafood dishes. Elegant for dinner parties or a romantic dinner for two. All Right Reserved. For a Spanish paella, cook the lobster with other seafood, rice and spices. You'll be left with sweet golden clarified butter, ready for a lobster bath. If you're feeling adventurous, try using lobster in a mousse or risotto, or cook the classic Lobster thermidor – grilled lobster halves served with a mustard cheese sauce. Ready in no time at all, and oh so delicious! For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Purists prefer plain melted butter, but you can add a little garlic to the butter -- too much, though, will overpower the lobster's flavor. I serve this with salad and hot, buttered French bread. Your guests will be impressed and feel pampered. Having said that, if you cook it a little further, until it almost starts to simmer, it will get a bit thicker, if that's your preference. Photo by manfredrichter licensed under CC0. May also may be made the day before. Let's look at the best side dishes for different occasions, sure to transport you and your guests to the rocky shores of Maine. Offer lobster in combination with beef and other seafood products. Even if you're not much of a baker, you can still make biscuits easily and in short time as the perfect lobster side dish. Lobster thermidor is a rich dish of lobster chunks covered in a creamy white sauce made from cream, egg yolks, dry mustard and sherry, brandy or cognac and crowned with a crunchy broiled Gruyere or Swiss cheese topping. You can grill the lobster for a few minutes until the butter begins to brown. Being from the Easy Coast, I've tried a lot of different chowders; however, my Mom's takes the cake. Corus Lifestyle. Lobster shells are stuffed with cooked lobster in a delicious cream sauce, then topped with Swiss cheese and cooked until golden.

lobster lovers that love Italian dig in! Use this as a soup base or for a fantastic lobster risotto or just have a cup of it on a cold day.

Get this recipe for Lobster Thermidor.

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Rich lobster is mouth-wateringly delicious on its own, but you can really taste the cold Atlantic waters around Nova Scotia when you boil it in salt water.

Some of his publications include "Plant Physiology," "American Bee," "Cell Biology and Toxicology" and "Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science." Do not add cream until ready to reheat to serve. For something a little different, but equally light and tasty, consider throwing together an easy shaved asparagus salad with homemade Parmesan dressing. Toss the vegetables in a little olive oil with kosher salt and some freshly ground pepper. Super easy to make. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. But we've put together a collection of lobster recipes that are so simple to make, you can enjoy this succulent seafood whenever you want. For better flavor simmer for hours, adding cream during last hour or so. Enjoy! YUMMY! For heavy bread, preheat the oven to 350 degrees and bake it for about 15 minutes. Try this Lemon-Dijon Potato Salad recipe which features lemon zest, Dijon mustard, minced shallot, honey, celery and olive oil. A special treat at Thanksgiving. We also recommend our Shrimp and Corn Chowder, and Haddock Chowder for belly-warming lobster roll sides. This is my take on this rich and decadent side dish. (And no, I don't eat the green stuff in the lobster!).

Get the recipe for Michael Smith's Seawater Lobster

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This gourmet dish featuring lobster and fresh vegetables makes a delicious main that's pleasing to the eye and the taste buds.

Get the recipe for Lobster Poutine

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Freshly cooked lobster mixed with a minimum of mayonnaise, crunchy romaine and piled into a warm toasted bun (from a local bakery, if possible) makes this traditional lobster roll a favourite in Nova Scotia and across the country.

Serving corn on the cob with butter is enough to make a crowd happy, but you can also place a variety of toppings on the table to add to the experience.