What a BEAUTIFUL March weekend we just had! The weather had me in such a cooking/grilling mood. Sometimes I just really get excited about cooking. This was one of those weekends!
Recently, my husband has taken a liking to lobster. I think it is okay but really prefer shrimp myself. He has been wanting me to cook a lobster, and I have been avoiding it. Since I was in such a cooking mood, I thought now was the time.
The only kind of lobster that I could find was already cooked, so it actually only took a few minutes to broil it in the oven. The bad part was cleaning it. I am all about some fish, I love salmon which is fishy, but this little guy was a stinker. I didn't know they actually had such a strong odor. Whew!
I looked up online how to cut the shell and pull the lobster out a little to make a nice presentation. A little butter and parsley, and it was good to go. It was a small lobster, but it looked good with the filet mignon that I wrapped in bacon and grilled to medium.
For the mashed potatoes, I also tried something new. I saw on a cooking show that you could use chicken broth in potatoes instead of a lot of cream and butter. I used broth, a little butter, and some new roasted garlic powder that I just bought. They were awesome and didn't have all that added fat from the cream.
Eat what you love, love what you eat! :)