The lobster, although now seen as a delicacy, one of the world’s most revered foods the world over, hasn’t always been considered so. In fact, it had a rather modest start. In Colonial times, they were used as fish bait and to fertilize the fields because they were in such abundance (washing up to the shores in piles up to two feet high), and eaten, technically as “poverty food,” something served only to children, prisoners and indentured servants. It became such a constant that in Massachusetts, servants actually rebelled and in their contracts, installed a “lobster clause,” disallowing the forcing of lobster meals more than three times a week….
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