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Past Is Prologue

The Emotional Toll of Cooking Lobster

And the history of how these crustaceans became a ‘fancy’ food

Photo of a lobster roll on a plate with a cup of beer next to it.
Lobster roll. Chez Sasha. Photos courtesy of the author.

I’m a dyed-in-the-wool New Englander. I’ve lived in London for nearly a decade, yet I still staunchly meditate on the following stations of the cross: I am vocal and vociferous behind the wheel. I feel a personal kinship to the works of Stephen…




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