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Lobster at Home is the most comprehensive book available on the subject of selecting, cooking, and eating lobster. With this book in hand, you will know how to find and buy the best possible lobster for your money. And then, with a lobster at home scuttling across the kitchen counter, you will know what do with the beast, how to dispatch it, and a world of variations on how to cook it. Knowing what to do is an important issue when half the recipes in the book seem to start out asking for $30 worth of lobster. There are no recipes that call for anything resembling Lobster Helper.
White's enthusiasm for lobster is infectious, and his collection of recipes that rely either on lobster meat or broth, or enhance the experience of eating it, are nothing short of delicious. It will probably always remain something of a special-occasion treat for anyone who doesn't grow up in or marry into a lobster-fishing family. The special nature of this food demands the careful and creative handling espoused by Jasper White. If you ever buy and serve lobster, use this book. --Schuyler Ingle
Haven't tried the receipes yet , but without beautiful pictures like some of the other cookbook, definately lost appetite to try the recipes!Published on December 21, 2011 by W. L. Leung
Wanted for years to get this book by Jasper, having seen him repeatedly on FoodNetwork and other cooking shows. He truly is the guru of the Lobster. Read morePublished on September 14, 2009 by rodboomboom
I bought this book because i am a chef and wanted to expand my knowledge of cooking lobster in different ways and this book was indeed very informative and succeeded in doing so,... Read morePublished on May 27, 2008 by Amazon Customer
This is the fourth time I bought Lobster at Home. Three were gifts. I kept one. Good! (My recipe for boiled lobster (water+ celery, onion, seaweed) is better than his steamed. Read morePublished on March 14, 2006 by Vincent S. Steckline