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.

‘Tis The Season For Seafood In Europe. How Lobster Takes Center Stage in Festive Celebrations.

lobster for Christmas dinner

The festive season is upon us and, for many Europeans, feasting on seafood is a central part of the celebrations. As a Maine native of French extraction, married to a man of Italian descent and now living in the United Kingdom, I find myself with a particular and somewhat multi-cultural view of the role lobster […]

Millennials and Maine Lobster. A Love Affair.

Maine lobster boat sunrise

As the children headed back to school this fall, I headed back to work.  For the last year, I have been on maternity leave here in London, looking after my newborn twins.  While I am thankful for the generous maternity policy we have in the UK, which allowed me to savor the early moments with […]

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 […]