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  1. What Was Really Served at the First Thanksgiving? Lobster and Duck, Probably Not Turkey, and Definitely No Potatoes

    What was really served at the first Thanksgiving

    Picture it now: You’re sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner. A giant turkey rests on a platter; mashed or sweet potatoes (or both) are heaped into a bowl; a warm pumpkin pie cools waiting for the main course to pass. For many, these are staples of a “traditional” Thanksgiving meal. But history shows none of these food items (well, maybe the turkey) were actually present at the first Thanksgiving in 1621. So what was actually served at the first Thanksgiving, you ask? Try duck, goose,

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  2. How Do Rising Ocean Temperatures Affect New England Sea Life?

    rising ocean temperatures affect lobsters

    The lobster industry in Maine is boomin’. Between 1994 and 2014, Maine’s lobster landings (i.e. what is caught and brought to ports) rose to 124 million pounds, a 219% increase. The University of Maine estimated in 2018 that lobster fishing generated more than $500 million to our economy. What’s behind this incredible growth? It may surprise some to learn the answer is climate change, specifically warming ocean water. How exactly did rising ocean temperatures affect the Maine lobster industry?

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  3. Father's Day Seafood Gift Guide

    Father's Day Seafood Gift Guide

    As they say, "The best way to reach a man's heart is through his stomach." This Father's Day, show Dad how special he is with some extra special food! If your dad loves seafood, browse our Father’s Day seafood gift guide for plenty of inspiration Dad would love to get his claws - err hands - on.

    This year, you can give Dad a gift that fights b

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  4. Eating More Seafood Boosts Your Immunity

    Eating More Seafood Boosts Your Immunity

    Is the food you’re eating working for you? We’re not talking about just the taste. We’re asking if the nutrients the food provides are helping you stay healthy. Not all foods are created equal when it comes to providing vitamins, minerals, and other benefits we need to stay healthy. One category of food stands above the competition when it comes to healthy eating: seafood. And we’re not just saying that because we sell seafood. It’s science, baby! Studies confirm you can boost your immune system wi

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  5. 5 Important Benefits of Prioritizing Sustainable Seafood

    prioritizing sustainable seafood

    The NOAA Fisheries reminds us that sustainably sourced seafood is the most “environmentally efficient source of protein on the planet.” That's one reason why prioritizing sustainable seafood matters to us not just on Earth Day, but every day of the year. From the early days of our company, our goal has been to connect customers throughout the entire U.S. with access to the freshest, healthiest seafood available. Enjoying the

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  6. Long Arm of the Claw: The Difference Between King Crab vs. Snow Crab

    Long Arm of the Claw: The Difference Between King Crab vs. Snow Crab

    When it comes down to it, would you know the difference between king crab and snow crab if you saw it on the menu? Maybe if you order crab a lot, but casual seafood eaters might not be able to tell the difference. We’re here to answer all the questions you may have.

    Crabmeat

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  7. Limited Online Holiday Orders

    Limited Online Holiday Orders

    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

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  8. Things You Should Know About Grocery Delivery In Uncertain Times

    Things You Should Know About Grocery Delivery In Uncertain Times

    Online grocery delivery is becoming increasingly popular. The popularity is really no surprise considering how busy we all are and convenient this service is. You can shop for anything from fresh cut flowers and pantry staples to fresh overnight seafood delivery. All you have to do is browse online, select your groceries, pay, then just wait for them to arrive right at your front door. 

    Time is a huge factor in why so many people now order their

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  9. Types of Alaskan Crab: How to Choose the One for You

    types of Alaskan crab

    Crab meat is a seafood staple that shows how deceptive outward appearance can be — sometimes the best things lie beneath the surface. In this case, buttery-sweet meat is the reward for anyone who takes a crack at this crustacean cuisine. But all crab meat is not the same. Multiple bodies of water are teeming with unique crab species that differ in size, weight and taste. Among these places, Alaska a

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  10. Lobster Spices

    Lobster spices

    Do you love the clean, tempting taste of freshly caught, freshly prepared seafood? When it comes to our favorite maritime meals, there's no dish more delicious as both a delicacy and a down-home dinner than fresh lobster. From a plentiful shellfish used in abundance in the early days of America to a pricey, precious delicacy reserved for fancy dinners, the crustacean is an American classic we savor in so many ways — from candlelit dinners to backyard barbeques.

    Freshly caught, live lobsters f

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