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Thanksgiving 2012 Lobster Clambake History

Clambake History

Thanksgiving 2012: The New England Lobster Clambake is a tradition older than America itself. According to historical lore, the pilgrims first learned about the lobster from Native Americans. The pilgrims watched Native Americans gather lobster, clams, mussels and fish and prepare them on the beach.

The Native Americans dug a sand pit and lined it with hot rocks and coals. They added the lobster and clams to the pit and covered them in fresh, wet seaweed and more hot rocks, steaming the lobster and shellfish in seawater.

Nowadays, the clambake is a popular New England sunset dinner.Many clambake festivals are held in shoreline communities every summer. The clambake is a way of life for folks celebrating holidays and family reunions. There is nothing more fun than preparing and

history of lobster clambake in New England

serving an old fashioned lobster clambake for family and friends. While this centuries old tradition is more popular than ever, you no longer have to go to Cape Cod or Maine to enjoy it. Order any of our healthy seafood combinations today by 2:30 p.m. EST and enjoy tomorrow. And if you don't have a sand pit, don't worry. Just follow our boiled or steamed lobster cooking directions. Don't forget to add our award winning clam chowder to make your clambake complete.

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Fill your pots with all the best shellfish New England has to offer. Enjoy freshly dug steamers, littleneck clams, fresh plump mussels and four live lobsters. Get out on your deck, watch the sunset and have a shell fisherman's feast. Just add butter.
  • (4) 1.25 lb Lobsters
  • (40 ct)Littlenecks
  • (4 lbs)Steamers
  • (4 lbs)Mussels

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    Price $155.00 $149.00
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$129.00 Live Lobster Clambake with Bisque for Two
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Serving two people: Your clambake will include hard-shell, select grade Maine lobsters, and live Maine soft shell steamer clams. Also included is the Lobster Trap Company's famous home-made style lobster bisque. All natural ingredients with chunks of real lobster. Don't forget to order bibs and crackers. Note: If steamer clams are unavailable we may substitute Little Neck clams from Cape Cod.

  • (2) 2 lb Lobsters
  • (1) Lobster bisque 18 oz
  • (4 lbs)Steamers

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    Lobster, Chowder, Steamers and Mussels Order and enjoy a summer time Cape Cod classic any time, any where in the country. This old fashioned lobster boil is featured all summer long in beach front restaurants all over Cape Cod. Boil and just add butter!! You can make it a boil for four people by increasing your selection on the check out page.

  • (2) 1.25 lb Lobsters
  • (1) Clam Chowder 18 oz
  • (4 lbs) Steamers
  • (4 lbs) Mussels

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