Build Your Own Lobster Bake!

Gather your friends and family and celebrate summer with your own lazy-day lobster bake.

Summer Lobster Bake

Photographer Lynn Karlin

Summer Lobster Bake

Nothing says summer in Maine like eating lobster straight from the shell by the water’s edge. You can create your own classic lobster bake in your backyard with fresh seafood, a sunny day, and cold beer or lemonade.

Recipe: Summer Lobster Bake

 

Corn-and-Black-Bean Salad

Photographer Sara Gray

Corn-and-Black-Bean Salad

Prepare this super-easy recipe early so flavors have a chance to marry.

Recipe: Corn-and-Black-Bean Salad

 

Cod, Artichoke, and White Bean Dip

Photographer Howard L. Puckett

Cod, Artichoke, and White Bean Dip

This simple recipe tastes great with and without fish. Hint: it’s a fun way to use leftovers. Try any mild fish, or even shrimp, in place of the cod.

Recipe: Cod, Artichoke, and White Bean Dip

 

Mama’s Wet Potato Salad

Photographer Howard L. Puckett

Mama’s Wet Potato Salad

It’s good, it’s basic, and—admit it—we all love the classic mayo-style potato salad.

Recipe: Mama’s Wet Potato Salad

 

Spinach Coleslaw

Photographer Howard L. Puckett

Spinach Coleslaw

Yes! Sneak a little green into the coleslaw. Spinach blends well with the zesty mustardy dressing.

Recipe: Spinach Coleslaw

 

Blueberry Crisp with Streusel Topping

Photographer Tim Peters

Blueberry Crisp with Streusel Topping

Blueberries are to inland Maine what lobster is to the water. It’s a perfect way to end an authentic lobster bake dinner. Don’t have fresh? No worries; frozen blueberries are great.

Recipe: Blueberry Crisp with Streusel Topping

 

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