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When Father’s Day comes around each year many of us are left wondering how we can really make it clear to our dads how special they are. Why not tell him with seafood? After all, the saying goes that the best way to reach a man’s heart is through his stomach.
In this seafood gift guide we will share all of the best seafood ingredients that you can gift dad this year.
A Father’s Day Seafood Gift from Maine
Whether your dad enjoys being the chef, or you want to treat him to a home cooked meal, a gift of Maine Lobster Now fresh seafood is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Fresh Live Lobster
Ranging in size from 1 to 15 pounds each, our live lobsters provide both a fun cooking experience and a delicious New England style meal. We ship our live lobsters overnight, ensuring that they arrive fresh and ready to cook. For more information about cooking live lobster, you can take a look at our lobster cooking guide.
For those new to cooking lobster, or if you want to spend less time cooking, our lobster tails are a fast and easy option. You get all of the flavor and an impressive presentation on the table with a lobster tail. Take a look at all of the sides we offer as well for a perfect Father’s Day seafood gift.
Black Angus Steaks
Our premium Black Angus Rib-Eye, Filet Mignon, and Strip steaks make for an ideal pairing with any of our live lobsters or lobster tails. Grill them up in the backyard for the ultimate surf n’ turf feast on Father’s Day—Maine-style.
Lobster Roll Kits
The perfect Father’s Day seafood gift is a meal kit. You can’t go wrong. They are easy and still include some hands on involvement in preparation. Our lobster roll kits come with everything you need to make six lobster rolls, including one pound of juicy cooked lobster meat, six rolls, mayo, butter, and even some Cape Cod potato chips. All you have to do is assemble the sandwiches and enjoy.
Bacon Wrapped Scallops
The bacon wrapped scallops from Maine Lobster Now can be served as an appetizer, snack, or main dish. Your choice. The smoky flavor of the thick-cut bacon blends with the buttery fresh scallops creating a flavor that will keep you wanting more and more. Pair with a lobster tail and a fresh salad for an unforgettable Father’s Day feast.
If your dad enjoys cooking seafood, our seafood supplies also make excellent Father’s Day gifts. We have butter warmers, shell crackers, and even detailed finishes for the table like checkered napkins.
Suggested Father’s Day Lobster Recipes
Maybe your dad wants to do the cooking himself. Or maybe you are the one looking for some additional menu ideas for Father’s Day. The following two recipes are some of our favorites at Maine Lobster Now. Be sure to check out these 15 Father’s Day Menu ideas as well for some additional inspiration.
Grilling lobster is fast, easy, and it leaves the juicy meat with the perfect amount of that smoky flavor we all love. Our lobster tails, in any size, are great for grilling. Just serve with a side of butter and lemon wedges.
Oven-Baked Stuffed Lobster Tails
Lobster tails often feel like a bit of a delicacy on their own. You can take things up another notch with this oven-baked stuffed lobster tail recipe. A zesty blend of lemon and white wine pair with savory bits of Ritz crackers, scallops, and juicy lobster tail meat to create a savory dish that the whole family will love.
Treat your dad to a Father’s Day seafood gift this year. No matter who cooks the meal, and whichever seafood ingredients or supplies you give him, a New England style dinner with the family is sure to be an experience none of you will forget.
Happy Father’s Day!
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A delicious meal is a great way to spend time, make memories and celebrate your loves ones. It is no coincidence that Mother’s Day ends up being one of the busiest days for restaurants every year. This year, why not make time with family extra special by cooking a homemade meal.
Nothing says you care like the additional thought that this gesture requires. You can make something you know everyone will love and provide a comfortable atmosphere that you just can’t quite get at a restaurant. You’ll all feel like you are vacationing in Maine as you delve into these dishes, which can each be made with lobster or crab from Maine Lobster Now.
6 Maine Inspired Mother’s Day Recipes
Whether you want to whip up an early brunch or a gourmet dinner, these six seafood recipes are sure to please.
1. Brown Butter Lobster with Kale Pesto Polenta and Cherry Tomato Bacon Pan Sauce
This recipe provides a punch of flavor. You really get it all—sweet, savory, even a little spice. All of the ingredients work to compliment the lobster, which is of course, the star of the dish. Any of our lobster tails will work great in this recipe.
2. Crab Spaghetti with Lemon Gremolata
Sweet pieces of crab meat pair well with the vibrant zest of lemon in this dish. It is bright and funky enough to make an impression on any foodie in your life. Jonah crab lump meat and Rock crab lump meat can both work in this recipe.
3. Corn and Lobster French Onion Chowder
French Onion Soup is already a favorite that makes for a great brunch main course or dinner side dish. This particular recipe however takes things to a whole new level. The sweet bursts of corn add more texture to the dish, while the lobster meat adds a buttery richness that you are sure to love. Lobster tails from Maine Lobster Now are ideal for this dish.
4. Crab Cakes with Mango Pepper Relish
This is a sensory dish that you can enjoy with your eyes and mouth. The colorful presentation looks amazing on the table, while the contrasting texture and flavors satisfy the palate. It is a meal that just feels like spring. Our Jonah crab and Rock crab lump meat both work to make these crab cakes.
5. Lobster Hash
This lobster hash recipe takes a refreshing twist on an old brunch classic. It is easy to make, but most importantly it looks fancy enough to impress and tastes amazing. You will definitely be wanting seconds. One pound of either our fresh or frozen lobster meat are just the thing to create this meal.
6. Crab Cake and Tartar Sauce Benedict
You’ll please everyone at your table with this creamy and savory modern take on the beloved classic. Eating this will have you and your loved ones feeling like you are on vacation in Maine. Each layer of this seafood delight compliments the last to create the perfect blend of textures and flavors. You’ll need one pound of Maine Lobster Now’s Jonah or Rock lump crab meat to make four servings of this dish.
If you don’t feel like whipping up an entire meal from scratch, you can always enjoy one of the meal kit options from Maine Lobster Now. We have all sorts of packages, including Lobster Dinners that come with chowder and whoopie pies, kits for lobster rolls, and even lobster pot pies. All you have to do is heat them up and enjoy.
Whatever you choose to make, we know it will be a hit this year.
Happy Mother’s Day!
Give your mom something special this year. This lobster brunch recipe is sure to impress your mom and family on Mother’s Day.