Posted: January 25, 2021Categories: Why Maine Lobster
Sustainably sourced seafood is the most “environmentally efficient source of protein on the planet,” according to NOAA Fisheries. It's important to note that both wild-caught and farmed seafood can be considered sustainably sourced.
Sustainability matters to us because, from the start, our goal has always been to connect customers in the U.S. with access to the freshest and healthiest seafood available. At Maine Lobster Now, we are dedicated to providing information about the sourcing of our products and the regions that they come from to the fullest extent possible. Enjoying the benefits of healthy seafood shouldn’t be a privilege based on where you live alone. When you order from us you know you are getting the best seafood available.
Winter is the perfect time of year to incorporate more healthy foods into your weekly dinner menu. It’s also the time of year when the cold weather has most of us craving warm comfort foods. The good news is – you can have both.
Each of these recipes and ready to heat entrees contain heart-healthy seafood protein and incredible flavors to satisfy your cold weather cravings. Cozy up, place your seafood grocery order online, and enjoy these dishes from the comfort of home this week.
Seafood Comfort Foods from Maine
'Tis the season to be jolly! With the joys of the holiday season comes the brain-twister of choosing the best gifts for your loved ones. Make choosing the right gift for your homesick New Englander easy with our collection of "wicked pissah" New England staples.
New England — comprising Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut — holds a deep-rooted culture of various foods, symbols and handmade crafts that make memorable gifts. Get your gift-list out and consider these New England favorites for your loved one:
1. New England Coffee
New Englanders take their coffee very seriously. In fact, one of the most well-known coffee brands, Dunkin' Donuts, started in Massachusetts! Their original location — located in Quincy, Massa
At Maine Lobster Now, we value the support of our customers. That is why we want to be sure that you get all of the gifts and ingredients you need to celebrate the holidays this year. With that in mind, Maine Lobster Now is limiting the number of orders we are sending out this holiday season. As a loyal customer, we wanted to be sure that you are aware of this ahead of time so you can plan and act accordingly to still get everything you need to celebrate this year.
How to Guarantee You Get Your Maine Lobster Now Order On Time
1 - Plan Ahead
Decide as early as possible which seafood ingredients you will need for your holiday meals and which items you want to give as gifts.
New England craft beer and fresh seafood go together like tacos and tequila. Ordering from Maine Lobster Now you can enjoy this regional fare and experience Maine from anywhere in the United States. Whether you are preparing for Oktoberfest, or just want to enjoy the best New England seafood and beer pairings available with friends and family, this is the guide for you.
These are the best New England seafood and beer pairings:
1. Allagash White and Lobster Tail
The light citrus of Allagash White is the perfect Belgian-style beer to pair with the sweet, juicy lobster tail meat.
Maine has 65 historic lighthouses still standing along nearly 5,000 miles of rugged coastline. This means that lighthouses are as emblematic of summertime in Maine as fresh seafood. It is nicknamed the lighthous state afterall.
At Maine Lobster Now, we are proud to call Maine our home, and because August 7th is officially National Lighthouse Day, we thought we would share with you a rundown of the best Maine lighthouses and seafood establishments to visit. So here we go:
Portland Head Lighthouse
Sometimes you just want to buy lobster meat to put in your favorite recipes, on salads, in soups, or even just to enjoy on its own. We agree, already shelled lobster meat is amazing and versatile.
Fresh vs. Frozen Lobster Meat
First let’s go over the basics. Fresh vs. frozen lobster meat. The only way to get fresh lobster meat, is to catch or order a live lobster. Maine Lobster Now does offer live lobsters in a variety of sizes that we can overnight directly to your home.
All of our lobster meat is frozen. What makes ours the best available is that it is still frozen directly after it is cooked and vacuum sealed to ensure quality and flavor. I
Picnics are the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors, get some alone time, and indulge in seasonal fare all at once. These summer seafood recipes were created by a gourmet chef specifically using fresh seafood from Maine Lobster Now. Just pick your favorite recipe, place your order and schedule delivery on your day off then head to your favorite outdoor space in the woods or by the beach. Any of these recipes are the best way to experience Maine and partake in a taste of New England summer from wherever you are in the U.S.
Before we get to the summer seafood recipes, it's essential to pack your food in a quality cooler to ensure they stay at the proper temperature. This list from Travel and Leisure provides a comprehensive breakdown of
That smokey char flavor from the grill is the perfect contrast to sweet juicy seafood meat. There is no better way to enjoy the summer than with a delicious meal al-fresco hot off the grill. Bonus: Grilling seafood is a super fast and easy way to enjoy gourmet inspired dishes without the hassle.
While shrimp is a favorite go-to when grilling seafood, many other seafood items are just as delicious. This includes lobster, crab, fish, scallops, and shellfish. You could even combine them with a premium angus steak cut for a classic surf & turf dish or add several of your favorites to a pan to make a classic Paella of the Sea.
12 Ways to Grill Seafood
Seafood Boosts the Immune System
The healthiest regional cuisines in the world all incorporate seafood as a main source of protein. This includes the Nordic, Mediterranean, and Japanese diets. These areas of the world are home to some of the healthiest and happiest people on the planet. Seafood contains a variety of essential nutrients that support the immune system by promoting overall health and preventing inflammation.
Research on the Health Benefits of Regularly Eating Seafood
According to research done by the Harvard School of Public Health, eating two or more servings of fish each week will boost the immune system. This will help you avoid illness and aid in preventing the development of any chronic health conditions in the future.
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