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Canned frozen lobster: worth eating?

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On sale right now at my local grocer: cans of frozen lobster for $15, regularly priced at $25. I assume it won't be as good as fresh but I wonder if it is good enough to even bother with. There is a recipe in Laura Calder's "Dinner chez moi" that calls for canned lobster; I think she is a maritimer and therefore should know from lobster...so if it's good enough for her I'm thinking it will be good enough for me. Any thoughts?

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  1. Canned works well in most cooked dishes like casseroles, mac&cheese, fradiavlo.

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    1. re: cstr

      No so good for lobster rolls then? Who cares, actually... Mac & cheese is a fantastic idea! Thanks

      1. re: cstr

        agree but, not for a lobster roll, gota have fresh for those beauties!

      2. Canned frozen lobster? Yikes.

        I think canned shellfish of almost all types is not worth eating. Sorry.

        And definitely not in a lobster roll.

        1. I've never heard of canned frozen lobster meat. One thing I always say is, bad pizza is better than no pizza... Not sure if this applies to lobster though. With the $10 off sale though I would pick it up. Great idea too about the lobster Mac.

          One thing I've been wanting to try similar to this would be Phillip's canned crab. Probably a similar scenario. Best when cooked into something as opposed to star of the show.

          Dan
          http://foodobs.wordpress.com/

          1. canned and frozen? never heard of it... might be worth it for lobster cakes

            1. We bought a can at Costco and added it to a paella. Worked great.