09/30/2014 03:48 pm ET Updated Nov 30, 2014

Making the Perfect Lobster Roll (VIDEO)

David Rosengarten

There's not much complexity in making a lobster roll. The most complex part is the opening question: which lobster roll do you want to make? For there are actually two main varieties: the cold, mayonnaise-y one, and the hot, buttered one! Let me frame the debate for you (and show you my favorite tips and tricks) below: