Boiling is one of the simplest ways to cook a lobster, and is probably best for the squeamish that don't wish to cut up a live lobster with a knife.
Steaming is a great way to cook but not overcook a lobster's delicate meat. In order to properly steam a lobster, you need a sturdy and close to airtight steamer. The best steamer setup is a steamer insert inside a stockpot with a fitted, heavy lid.
To grill or bake a lobster, you must first cut it in half down the center. Make sure the rubber bands around the claws stay on during this process, as you don't want to be dodging the claws while cutting up the lobster.
A recipe for drawn butter to enjoy with your lobster, crab claws, or seafood.
Not sure how to crack a lobster? Check out my step-by-step guide to how to eat a lobster!
How to Kill a Live Lobster
Learn how to kill a lobster? Check out my step-by-step guide to how to humanely kill a lobster!
One of the best methods for cooking lobster that I've seen in a while comes from Thomas Keller of the French Laundry. It's a very involved method, but worthwhile in a home kitchen as well as a restaurant.