Some culinary mysteries have delicious solutions. From simple tips (crème brûleè) to techniques that take some practice (chopsticks), How to Eat a Lobster will answer your questions with clear instructions and clever illustrations. Sometimes an evening is going really well...until the crawfish arrive. And then what do you do? (Answer: Pinch the crawfish by its head and at the spot where the tail meets the body. Twist the tail and pull it away from the body. Suck the juices from the head. Pull off the tail flippers using the same twisting motion, and gently work off the first two or three rings of the wider part of the shell. Grab the exposed meat and pull. Dip the tail meat into butter. Devour!) How to Eat a Lobster will show you. With easy-to-follow instructions and helpful illustrations, you'll learn the answers to 50 food-related questions you've been afraid to ask. Equal parts cheat sheet and cheerleader, How to Eat a Lobster will not only show you how to open a coconut, it will show you that you can. Techniques that everyone else seems to have mastered. The table etiquette rules you really should know. Troubleshooting your meal: what to do if something is too spicy, messy, or burns your tongue. Clear, appealing illustrations to show you what to do. Hardcover package is small enough to be a pocket reference, but large enough for the illustrations to be helpful. Great gift for graduation, bridal shower, stocking stuffer, or hostess present. Finally, some answers to the pomegranate situation.


  • 160 pages
  • 4.75 x 6.25 inches
  • 4 colors
  • Hardcover

Rights available for...

  • French
  • Dutch