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Video: How to Kill a Lobster

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Produced by: Sarah Breckenridge; videography and editing by Gary Junken and Mike Dobsevage.

Whether you're steaming lobsters for a Maine-style clambake, a classic New England Lobster Roll, or throwing them on the grill, it's most humane to kill the lobster before you cook it. Learn the simplest way to kill a lobster quickly with test kitchen contributor Nicki Sizemore.

And though there's plenty of debate lately about how to humanely kill a lobster, it's nice to know that the author of The Secret Life of Lobsters, Trevor Corson, agrees with what we demonstrate here.

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