Enjoy a delicious crustacean this summer.
Nothing says summer in New England like a tasty lobster. Though once a poor man’s food (and often pig fodder in New England in a time when codfish was considered a delicacy), it is anything but in modern times. Today, lobster is one, if not the most, tasty and famous of seafoods. Lobster is truly versatile and is often prepared in such elaborate ways as baked, stuffed, grilled, or in a salad. However, the savory taste of this world famous crustacean is most enjoyed by New Englanders boiled. This way of cooking lobster is also the easiest, making it a great way to enjoy the company of friends and family in the backyard. Not sure how to cook it or worse still, you know how but don’t want to be bothered with big pots, hot water and the …
The North Shore has several great restaurants to try.
- Bob Leo
Saturday, May 28, 2011
I am not sure yet, but it looks like summer is finally around the corner. I am sure, most of you are sick and tired of me pining for those hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer, but it’s so close I can taste it. The smoked meat, the garden fresh veggies, the fried smelts, the key lime pie, (yes, those were all past columns) come to Papa! I pretty much have a list of all my favorite summer pastimes all laid out and ready to go. In fact as soon as the kids get out of school I’m heading up to the North Shore for some of the best seafood in the world, seriously, the world. Steeped in a heritage of sea food tradition (no pun intended) the North Shore, Cape Ann, Plum Island and the New Hampshire coast have some of the freshest samplings you will ever…