Preparing Lobster Tails

Written by Lee Dobbins

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Boil a pot of water large enough for allrepparttar tails to float in, add 1 tsp salt for each quart of water. Droprepparttar 113072 tails inrepparttar 113073 boiling water and cook for about 1 minute per oz thawed (so 10 0z of tails needs to cook for 10 minutes). If you are cooking a lot of tails, add a minute or two on torepparttar 113074 total time.

Cooking Lobster Tails inrepparttar 113075 Oven

Lobster tails can be baked or broiled inrepparttar 113076 oven. To cook thawed lobster inrepparttar 113077 oven,setrepparttar 113078 oven to 400 degrees F. Brushrepparttar 113079 tails with butter and bake for 8 to 10 minutes. If broiling, placerepparttar 113080 tails 4 or 5 inches fromrepparttar 113081 heat and broil for 2 – 5 minutes. When broiling keep a very close eye on them so that they don’t burn onrepparttar 113082 tops.

Cooking Lobster Tails On The Grill

Oilrepparttar 113083 grill to keeprepparttar 113084 lobsters from sticking. Putrepparttar 113085 grill on medium heat. Brushrepparttar 113086 lobster tails with butter and place onrepparttar 113087 grill. Make sure thatrepparttar 113088 tails do not burn – if there are any flames onrepparttar 113089 grill moverepparttar 113090 lobster away from it. Grill on each side for 4-5 minutes.

Take care not to overcook your lobster or it will be rubbery and tasteless. Lobster is cooked when it is no longer transparent.

Lee Dobbins is owner and editor of Online Gourmet Foods where you can find out about your favorite foods, including gourmet seafood and lobster.

Locusts for Lunch?

Written by Kathleen F. Brack

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You might considerrepparttar nutritional angle. Termites have considerably more protein than a steak, for example and that protein has more amino acids essential to our diet than any other animal.

Insects can be ‘farm raised’. You can breed them like cattle, and in a smaller space with less odor!

They could be marketed as a simple solution to world hunger. (Many nations already commonly eat insets, byrepparttar 113071 way.) There are over five million species roamingrepparttar 113072 earth, so we would definitely enjoy more variety in our dishes.

Rather than being crop destroyers, they would berepparttar 113073 crop.

If you are curious, why don’t you pick uprepparttar 113074 book, 'Entertaining with Insects', and try out a few dishes at your next formal dinner party. And chefs, considerrepparttar 113075 colorful presentations you could make! Real butterflies……

I’ll bet that if you dipped them in chocolate you could get almost anyone to try one.

...We ate in a seafood restaurant last night and I sadly passed onrepparttar 113076 lobster tail.

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