Blog 2017-10-10T09:09:25+00:00


Fisherman Friday; Captain Matt Perez

For our first Fisherman Friday blog of the new year, we are featuring a captain who was the first to become a commercial fisherman in his family, Matt Perez. Matt got his student license at age 12 and started hand-hauling his 150 traps out of Sylvester’s Cove via a 12’ skiff. “I had too many outboards to remember which was my first” recalled Matt. [...]

January 12th, 2018|

Maine Lobster Dip

Tis the season of chips and dips. This New Year’s Eve, make lobster dip that will keep people talking about it well into 2018! This Maine Lobster Dip can be made from the meat picked from whole live Maine lobster OR from our frozen lobster tails (approximately four 4/5oz tails), both work beautifully! Feel free to make adjustments based on taste or preference, for [...]

December 28th, 2017|

Fisherman Friday; Captain Darryl Knowlton

This month, we ventured out across the causeway to the Sunshine side of Deer Isle to cover Captain Darryl Knowlton! After fishing for 63 years, we figured he’d have a few things to share, and we were right! At age 13, for $3, Darryl bought his lobster license. He and his grandfather then built a 14’ skiff to fish around 40 traps during summer [...]

November 15th, 2017|

Tempura Fried Maine Lobster Tails

Popularized by Japanese cuisine, tempura originated in Portugal. Commonly used for frying seafood, we couldn’t resist experimenting with our Maine lobster tails! Consider the delicious nature of tempura fried shrimp or prawns, then expand your mind and replace the crustacean with lobster tails. Yes, folks, this is a break away from the traditional steamed Maine lobster with butter, lemon or mayo. It is very [...]

November 3rd, 2017|

Benefits of Composting with Lobster Shells

To achieve great compost, a true balance is always the goal! Balancing the level of moisture in a compost pile will help it break down properly and quickly, while balancing the content will produce the richest, healthiest compost for your lawn, garden or flower beds! Achieving the proper moisture in a compost pile depends on the pile’s location—if in a very arid scape, more [...]

October 25th, 2017|