Lobstah ‘n’ Buttah

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I love Lobster. Well truth be told I have an affinity for all crustaceans of the sea, but Lobster is the top of the list. From my first taste I was hooked. Growing up summers in Ocean City, NJ at my paternal grandparents summer home (yes I was a fortunate one) sometime in August every summer a client (or friend…memory is fuzzy) of my grandfather’s would have a crate of live lobsters shipped to the house complete with seaweed and ice, and the annual seafood boil meal would commence. (There were usually steamers as well as crabs boiled in beer….my mouth waters at the memory)…. 

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Cinnamon Port Cranberry Sauce

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THANKSGIVING!

I have to make this brief as I am working on my Thanksgiving dinner (this is MY holiday in the family) and I will share details of the meal in my post feast/food coma state.  However I would be remiss if I didn’t post at least ONE of my favorite recipes pre-game day. I have been making this for years, it is a huge hit every year, even loved by those who say they don’t like cranberries!  It is currently simmering on my stove top right now and smells amazing. A spicy fall-type smell.  Yum! I make this 2 days ahead of time to make life a little easier on T-day.

Just so you know this ain’t your mama’s cranberry sauce.  Although, if it is…I want to eat at your house sometime!… 

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