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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Living In: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Last updated: Feb. 16, 2013 12:33 pm
Posted: Feb. 16, 2013 10:16 am
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Lobster Mashed Potatoes

Submitted by: mauigirl 
Home Town: Olympia, Washington, USA
Living In: Lahaina, Hawaii, USA
This rich and decadent side dish features lobster folded into creamy, buttery mashed potatoes. 
Recommended by: patticakes43
Feb. 16, 2013 10:18 am
Just wanted to know if the lobster shell is a crucial part of the flavor or if it's an ingredient that can be left out? Want to know because I have the lobster meat, and juice, but not the shell.
Feb. 16, 2013 10:26 am
Sorry if that seems like a ridiculous question but not a big lobster cooker. We get the little chicken lobsters on occasion but my man handles the boiling part. Can't stand the little squeal that can happen.
Feb. 16, 2013 12:24 pm
Aloha patticakes, No...the shell is not essential at all. It just adds a little bit of that briny flavor and it is def NOT essential. Truth be told, I usually just chop up a lobster tail or two and add it to the mashed spuds. I tried to do it step by step so it was clear, but instead it looks way more complicated that it needs to be :) BTW I am going to try this recipe with marscapone cheese to up the rich factor :) Hope it turns out good for u kid!
Feb. 16, 2013 12:33 pm
Thnx for the clarification. I now think I can work with what I got confidently. Thank you Mauigirl!
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