Lobster-Cooking Fails: Crustacean Disasters (VIDEO)

08/30/2012 09:05 am ET | Updated Oct 18, 2012

Whether you're into the tail, claws or head, lobster makes for good eating. Dipping that tender meat in melted butter brings out a kind of joy that just can't be expressed through words -- uncontrollable grunts of approval seem to say it all. And with lobster prices so low, now's the right time to indulge.

Unfortunately, those blue-blooded lobsters don't cook themselves. To get in on this buttery crustacean you've got to go through the work of cooking it. And just like with anything good in life, it isn't easy. Shrieks, struggles and straight-up fails are often involved. Watch the video above, and you'll see what we mean.

Feeling brave enough to tackle cooking a lobster? Here are some great recipes to try.

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