5 Links to Read Before Cooking Lobster

August 27, 2014

Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come..

Today: It's time to get crackin' -- we're cooking lobster.

There's no other food (other than maybe ice cream) that epitomizes New England summers quite like lobster. Whether you're serving it steamed with a side of clarified butter, tossed with a touch of mayonnaise in a toasted bun, or mixed with a spicy tomato sauce over pasta, lobster instantly transports you to a serene summer vacation in coastal Maine. Bring the sandy beaches and salty breezes of New England to your kitchen by cooking lobster. (And don't forget to wear a lobster bib!)

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  • Ever wonder how lobsters got their name? Now you don't have to. (Bon Appétit.)
  • Before you set out to buy your lobster, read these tips. (Serious Eats.)
  • Congratulations, you've obtained the lobsters; now you just have to cook them. (Food52.)
  • Navigate (or read about navigating) the nitty-gritty of lobster innards. (Saveur.)

What are your tips for cooking lobster? Share them with us in the comments!