A lobster dinner often marks a celebration. It's not cheap, so it's best reserved for graduation and engagement dinners. But we've got a reason for you to celebrate: the price of lobster is at an all time low. So it's time to get in on the lobster action, because if you prepare it at home lobster's almost affordable.
We know what you're thinking, making lobster at home is no easy feat. But we've put together a collection of recipes that make it simple and delicious -- so you can enjoy for no other reason than the fact that it tastes good.
Lobster Ravioli, Pea Shoots And Smoked Paprika Sauce
<strong>Get the <a href="http://www.amyglaze.com/lobster-ravioli-with-sweet-pea-shoots-smoked-paprika-cream-sauce/" target="_hplink">Lobster Ravioli, Pea Shoots And Smoked Paprika Sauce recipe</a> by Amy Glaze's Pommes D'Amour</strong> Lobster tastes great when served alongside ravioli. These raviolis are filled with a ricotta-spinach filling and topped with pea shoots.
<strong>Get the <a href="http://mymansbelly.com/2012/07/25/a-lobster-roll-to-call-your-own/" target="_hplink">Lobster Roll recipe</a> by My Mans Belly</strong> Lobster rolls are a decadent affair consisting of toasted buttered bread stuffed with prime pieces of lobster meat. This recipe even adds potato chips to it.
Roasted Lobster Tails with Coconut Curry Dipping Sauce
<strong>Get the<a href="http://globaltableadventure.com/2011/09/29/recipe-roasted-lobster-tails-with-coconut-curry-dipping-sauce/" target="_hplink"> Roasted Lobster Tails with Coconut Curry Dipping Sauce recipe</a> by Global Table Adventures</strong> While you normally see people dip their lobster in melted butter, this recipe replaces that with a coconut curry instead.
Broiled Lobster Tails With Manila Clams And Corn
<strong>Get the <a href="http://www.tastewiththeeyes.com/2012/01/your-next-lobster-tail-recipe/" target="_hplink">Broiled Lobster Tails with Manila Clams & Corn recipe</a> by Taste with the Eyes</strong> What makes this recipe so great is the broth the broiled lobster tails are served in; it's a sherry cognac lobster broth with tarragon and parsley.
<strong>Get the <a href="http://www.livelovepasta.com/2012/01/lobster-bisque/" target="_hplink">Lobster Bisque recipe</a> by Live Love Pasta</strong> The best part of lobster bisque -- besides the lobster -- is the copious amounts of heavy cream and butter used.
Tagliatelle With Lobster Tail Sauce
<strong>Get the <a href="http://www.thefoodperv.com/2012/mobile-pervert/home-cooking/tagliatelle-with-lobster-tail-sauce/" target="_hplink">Tagliatelle with Lobster Tail Sauce</a> recipe by The Food Perv</strong> To make this recipe right, you should always use fresh tagliatelle. It makes all the difference.
<strong>Get the <a href="http://darindines.com/2012/03/11/lobster-risotto/" target="_hplink">Lobster Risotto recipe</a> by Darin Dines</strong> What could be a better pairing for lobster than served atop a bed of bright-yellow saffron risotto?
Seared Lobster Tails With A Garden Vegetable Sauté
<strong>Get the <a href="http://bevcooks.com/2012/07/seared-lobster-tails-with-a-garden-vegetable-saute/" target="_hplink">Seared Lobster Tails with a Garden Vegetable Sauté recipe </a>by Bev Cooks</strong> This is a great recipe to highlight summer produce. Lobster tails are served atop corn, zucchini and tomatoes.
Grilled Lobster With Miso Butter
<strong>Get the <a href="http://betsylife.com/2012/07/17/grilled-lobster-miso-butter/" target="_hplink">Grilled Lobster with Miso Butter recipe</a> by Betsy Life</strong> This easy recipe takes just minutes to put together, and tastes like it was made in a restaurant kitchen.
Buttered Lobster Tail With Truffle Oil Popcorn
<strong>Get the <a href="http://noshingwiththenolands.com/buttered-lobster-tail-with-truffle-oil-popcorn/" target="_hplink">Buttered Lobster Tail with Truffle Oil Popcorn recipe</a> by Noshing With The Nolands</strong> You might not think popcorn and lobster make a good pairing, but when that popcorn is flavored with truffle, it's a perfect match.
Lobster Ravioli In Lemon Butter With Saffron
<strong>Get the <a href="http://jennysteffens.blogspot.com/2011/01/lobster-ravioli-in-lemon-butter-with.html" target="_hplink">Lobster Ravioli in Lemon Butter with Saffron recipe</a> by Jenny Steffens Hobick</strong> Lobster, parmesan and ricotta makes the filling for these homemade raviolis.
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