Shellfish

Chilled Lobster Salad With Lemon Thyme Madeleine Recipe

Welcome to summer's most beautiful salad!
Jul 22, 2014 12:00 pm
Photo: Kevin Carpenter Maher

Don't hit Baltimore's fast-growing fine dining scene without Baltimore Chef's Table, the definitive guide to the restaurant dishes you need to experience by two of Baltimore's most dedicated food enthusiasts. This sweet and savory lobster salad comes from Executive Chef Tom Devine at Linwood's in Owing Mills, Maryland. 

10 Ways To Load Up On Lobster Rolls All Summer Long

Like you even need one reason to love lobster rolls
Jul 15, 2014 12:00 pm

Summer is the season of lobster rolls. They do exist outside the warmer months, but think about it: a buttery, squishy roll filled to bursting with hearty tail meat, sweet knuckle meat and succulent claws all held together by a thin veil of mayo, possibly a little chopped celery or chives, and that's it. This sandwich's beauty, like a good BLT or tuna melt, lies in its utter simplicity. Peruse through our selection of lobster roll recipes, stories and field reports, then hit the kitchen (or the Yelp) and make that summer magic happen.

Crab Pappardelle With Orange Zest Recipe

Tender pasta with fresh, citrus-spiked crabmeat
Jul 1, 2014 3:00 pm
Photo: Jonathan Lovekin

Food writer and cookbook author Belinda Harley is an authority when it comes to the food of the Ionian Islands off Greece's eastern coast. Her new book, Roast Lamb In The Olive Groves, is a contender for our favorite cookbook of the year with stunning photography of fresh Greek dishes we'll definitely be adding to our repertoire. You'll never look at a can of jumbo lump crabmeat again. 

The Case Of The Unknown Lobsters: A Play In One Short Act

A Food Republic original screenplay
Jun 11, 2014 1:00 pm

Take a peek inside Food Republic HQ in midtown Manhattan, where we just performed a beautiful impromptu one-act play about lobsters that shows deep down, food editors are just like anyone sitting in a meeting: distracted, confused, slightly hungry and eager to move on to the next topic so as to edge ever closer to lunchtime. Take your seats, the curtain's about to rise.

Infographic: How To Eat A Lobster

Summer is here! Brush up on your lobster skills.
Jun 6, 2014 3:00 pm

Nothing quite rings in the summer months like a buttery lobster roll, eaten dockside and washed down with a summer ale. For the more adventurous eater, that roll can be substitued with a whole lobster, taken apart methodically and sucked down limb-by-limb. Not quite an expert in this field? Our friends at New York's North River Lobster Company have got you covered with this step-by-step guide to eating lobster.

Grilled Oysters With Bloody Mary Butter Recipe

Oysters on the grill with spicy, tangy butter
May 21, 2014 12:00 pm
Photo: Liz Barclay

These grilled oysters come to us from Jason Hua, chef de cuisine at The Dutch in Soho. His inventive preparation of our favorite bivalve stars a compound butter that riffs on a classic Bloody Mary. Well, it actually stars grilled oysters, one of the great treats of grilling season, but the butter's delicious on any number of things. Get the recipe and technique after the jump.

5 Ways To Savor Soft-Shell Crabs Right Now

This seasonal treat won't be around forever!
May 2, 2014 1:30 pm
recipes for soft shell crabs

It's time for one of our favorite seasonal specialties! Brush up on the basics of prepping and cooking soft-shell crabs and dive into any of the recipes below. And heck, because the season's so short we included a few recipes that would benefit from a fried soft-shell crab instead of whatever crab was listed when these guys weren't in prime season.

10 Shrimp Recipes Off The Beaten Path

Burgers, grits, shumai & more rut-breaking recipes
Mar 31, 2014 2:00 pm

So you're staring down a pound of shrimp thinking, "don't make stir-fry again, don't make stir-fry again, and those tortillas in the fridge are stale and will make terrible tacos." It's a good thing you came to Food Republic. Here are 10 things to do with that shrimp we bet you've never tried before. Shrimp 'n grits fan? Go all Singapore with it. Itchin' to fire up the grill? We commend you — next stop, the Middle Eastern market! 

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