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How to Shell a Lobster

How to Shell a Lobster

Learn how to shell a lobster in 4 easy steps.

Whether you order lobsters already cooked from your fish market or cook them at home, a lobster party is fun way to entertain at home. If you or your guests have never enjoyed a whole lobster before, figuring out how to get the meat from the shell can be a little tricky. This step-by-step guide will show you how. Before you start, cover your table with brown paper bags or newspaper to help contain the mess, set out lobster crackers (or kitchen shears), lemon-butter for dipping, corn on the cob and plenty of napkins.

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