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Gulf of Maine Cod – Spotlight

The codfish is an icon of our New England fishing traditions, and perhaps the most valued fish in the history of mankind. Centuries before we were a country, European fishing fleets set sail across the Atlantic to land cod here in the Gulf of Maine. Salted on board ships or on the rocks of our […]

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Fish Fridays Fresh Catch

Fish Fridays Come to GetMaineLobster

As we near the edge of spring, tradition calls for eating fish on Fridays, and it reminded us that while you know us for our fantastic lobsters, there’s a lot more fish in the sea to enjoy at the table. That’s why we’re “celebrating” by showcasing our fantastic fresh catches every week until Friday April […]

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I’m A Liar

A story about social vomit. I often describe social media diatribes as “vomit”. Social media is such a safe place to be brave and vomit your lacking position for many to see. We saw a lot this with the Trump/Clinton campaign…both sides (Elephants and Donkeys) vehemently POSITIVE about the other’s faults and their personal positions…sharing […]

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2/13/2017: Orders due to ship today have been cancelled.

I hate to report, we will not be shipping today. As I type, we are getting hammered with snow. My first concern last night was people getting safely to work. However, I woke up to discover that UPS cancelled service today. I cannot remember another time (in 6 years) that UPS closed. Many apologies for […]

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Lobster…great for the Libido

Want to Turn Up the Romance? Eating Lobster Can Help? Did you know that many consider lobster an aphrodisiac? It’s true…and dates back as far back as Ancient Greece. To the Greeks, their Goddess Aphrodite was a symbol of love, rising up from a gentle sea, and her “children” (especially the lobster) were considered to be synonymous […]

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10 Lobster Recipes to Light a Fire on Valentine’s Day

What’s sexier than preparing a lobster dish to show your love? Nothing. And here are some of our favorites:  The woody chestnut flavor meets the sweet lobster in a perfect marriage of pasta. Divine! Click Here to Get the Recipe! Show your love: elevate the pizza with lobster and watch your passion soar to new […]

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An Incredible New Year Starts with an Incredible Meal

Brunch on This: Amazing Recipes to Kick Off a New Year. By Nick Branchina Confetti litters the floor. Your Christmas tree has wilted and quit most of its needles. And all that champagne you drank has made you reach for the advil. You rang in the New Year with a bang. It might be a […]

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cold smoked salmon

Spotlight: Smoked Salmon

The necessity for smoking fish has existed for centuries. Fishing cultures around the globe came to understand the power of smoking to preserve excess catches to be consumed in learner months such as winter or to be transported over long distances. While the advent of refrigeration did away with this necessity, the culinary popularity of […]

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Lobster New Years

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

Bring Your Party to Life with Lucky Seafood. By Nick Branchina There is simply no night of the year like New Year’s Eve. It’s an unparalleled global celebration of old passings and new beginnings, and frequently one of romance and decadence. It’s an evening to honor fortunes from the past and hope for luck in […]

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Clam Chowder

Chowders & Bisques Spotlight

Chowder has been a New England seafood staple for centuries. It’s history in America dates back to the Pilgrims, who learned how to make fish chowders in broth from the Native Americans. French fishermen had also been making fish stews in pots they called “chaudieres”- which most believe is the root for the word “chowder”.  Eventually […]

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