How to Extract Meat from a Lobster

Eating lobster can be a messy endeavor—but, one that is well-worth the effort.

Extracting Lobster Technique
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The Best Way to Extract Meat from a Lobster

Lobster tastes delicious, but eating it can be messy. If there were a tidy way to do it, restaurants wouldn’t supply their customers with a bib, but the succulent meat makes all the effort worthwhile. Although techniques can vary depending on local tradition and personal preference, here’s a general guide that will help you get the most out of your next lobster dinner.

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