All posts by Christina Lemieux

Christina Lemieux

About Christina Lemieux

Christina Lemieux Oragano is a passionate advocate for the Maine lobster industry. She grew up in Cutler, Maine, where her family have been in the lobster industry for four generations. Christina worked as a stern'man' on her father's boat for ten summers, logging over 5,000 hours out on the water before graduating from college and beginning a career in advertising. While her job has taken her from Maine to San Francisco, New York and then to London, she has remained committed and connected to the Maine lobster industry. Her blogging, book writing, and experimentation with lobster recipes are testimony to her devotion to America's favorite crustacean.

Lobsters for Labor Day – Five Fabulous Recipes.

steamed lobster and corn

Labor Day is upon us.  What better way to celebrate these fleeting days of summer than with some lobster.  Sunny Maine days are made for clam bakes on the beach, seafood BBQs and lobster boils.  Here are five easy recipes for your lobster leftovers that go beyond a basic lobster roll.  Enjoy! 1. The Lobster […]

The Five Key Ingredients For An Unforgettable Lobster Grilled Cheese Sandwich

lobster grilled cheese sandwich

Lobster. Grilled. Cheese. Sandwich.  I still remember the first time I heard those four magical words strung together.  My best friend had been to the Dip Net in Port Clyde and lunched on a magnificent merger of two of America’s favorite foods – the humble grilled cheese and luxurious Maine lobster. The next time we […]

The Winter Harbor Lobster Festival – An Authentic Downeast Experience

maine lobster shore dinner

  For lobster lovers who missed last week’s Maine Lobster Festival or who left Rockland hungry for more, I strongly recommend a visit to the Winter Harbor Lobster Festival which is on this weekend. Much smaller than the Maine Lobster Festival and a bit more of an expedition (unless you live Downeast), the Winter Harbor […]

The 2014 Maine Lobster Festival – Celebrating Lobster Fishing Families

Father son lobster fishing Maine

  The 2014 Maine Lobster Festival is under way and folks from all over the world are descending on Rockland to celebrate America’s favorite crustacean.  This year, the organizers of the festival decided to recognize the families behind the industry with their “Lobster Livin’ ” theme.  It made me reflect on the familial aspects of […]