POPSUGAR Celebrity

Get Cracking! It's National Lobster Day!

Jun 15 2007 - 1:10am

I have a vivid junior high memory of not going out to eat dinner with my family. At the time I was okay with it, but when I found out they went for a lobster dinner, I was devastated! From that point on I vowed to eat lobster whenever I could. Unfortunately lobster is one of those foods that taste great, but are tricky to prepare. Lucky for us, there are a lot of resources to teach [1] us how to correctly pick and cook fresh lobster. To learn a few tips I've picked up along the way,

The four classic ways to cook a lobster are:

When choosing a lobster you should look for:

And if you're looking for tips on how to eat it, be sure to check out this 7 step picture tutorial [2]!

Know any great lobster tips? Let us know below!

Source: 911 Chef Eric [3], Criehaven [4] and iVillage [5]

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