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Congratulations to This Month's Clambake Winner

  • Posted on: 26 January 2019
  • By: Brian and Mick

Congratulations to Jennifer D.!

She is this month's lucky winner of our Clambake to Travel drawing. Jennifer will be invited to pick up her Clambake-to-Travel at our kitchen in Pawtucket, RI. She can expect to bring home a traditional New England Clambake in its very own pot. 

We are quite certain that Jennifer and her family or friends will enjoy digging into this DIY clambake dinner.

The take-home pot holds a full meal of lobster, steamers, mussels, chourico, corn on the cob, red bliss potatoes & onions. 

do it yourself clambake to travel - lobsters, potatoes, clams.

Every month we hold a "Win-A-Clambake" drawing.  Jennifer's name was chosen this month from all the entries we received.

We think she will be quite pleased to find out how easy it is to prepare our clambakes to travel!

You might be really surprised to find out that it is super easy to prepare a Do-It-Yourself Clambake in your home, backyard, tailgate event, or at your campsite:

The first thing you do is add water to the pot we provide.

Then, you will place it on your stove top. 

 That's it!

In less than one hour, you and your guests can enjoy their own Traditional Old-Fashioned Clambake.

You could become next month's winner.  
Simply visit the "Win a Clambake" page to register.
Please, feel free to enter every month.  The more the merrier.    

Good Luck!

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Congratulations to This Month's Beach Blanket Winner

  • Posted on: 26 January 2019
  • By: Brian and Mick

Congratulations to Brittnay G. 

She is this month's lucky winner of the Facebook Fan-of-the-Month Beach Blanket!

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Well, here in New England, we are in the middle of winter. Summer beach days may be months away, but there are still plenty of ways to make good use of our oversized terry blanket.  

Congratulations, Brittnay! 

We sure do appreciate our Facebook fans!

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We randomly select a new Facebook fan each month to win our blanket.  

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Make the Most of Your Winter Event: 6 Tips & Comfort Food Favorites

  • Posted on: 24 January 2019
  • By: Brian and Mick

 

Catering Your Winter Events with Comfort Food Favorites

 

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While we specialize in outdoor grilling, clambakes and pig roasts, it doesn’t have to be 80 degrees and sunny to have a good time. Here are some tips to make the most of your winter event – from weddings to tailgate parties – including some of our go-to menu options! 

 

  1. Let Us Bring the Food to You

Baby it’s cold outside…so why leave the house? Let us bring the food to you! That’s right; we’ll deliver hot items right to your door within an hour’s drive of our commissary in Pawtucket. Just keep an eye out for our big white truck with the lobster on it! 

  1. Aim for Hot & Hearty Foods

While we love a good Raw Bar, you’ll want to fill your winter menu with mostly hot and hearty foods. Some of our favorite comfort foods for cooler months include our  Chicken Marsala, Lasagna, Roast Stuffed Pork, Shepherd’s Pie, and Baked Scrod. And you can’t go wrong with traditional Mac N’ Cheese, which we offer in a number of unique varieties like Buffalo Chicken, Salsa con Queso and a New England favorite: Lobster! 

If you want to pair a healthy veggie with your main course, consider Candied Baby Carrots, Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon or the Harvest Salad – a fall and winter favorite packed with walnuts, cranberries, crumbled bleu cheese, mixed greens, onions, cucumbers, and peppers with an apple cider vinaigrette. Browse all of our a la carte menu items here to find something that catches your eye! 

  1. Get Your Soup On!

Whether you’re hosting a wedding, office luncheon or football tailgate, soup can be a wonderful option to incorporate into your menu during the bitter New England winters! 

Guinness Beef Stew, Chicken & Sausage Gumbo and Roasted Corn & Butternut Squash Bisque all make for cozy and delicious winter menu add-ons! Oyster crackers, disposable bowls and spoons are included with the soup, so you don’t have to worry about it!  

  1. Go Family Style

Keep it simple by choosing from one of our fixed menu options, like our Old Fashioned Family Dinner Buffets! The Roast Dinner – with Roasted Turkey or Pork, Whipped Potatoes, Stuffing, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Butternut Squash, and Rolls & Butter – is a wintertime crowd-pleaser. 

Want something with an Italian flair? You’ll love our Little Italy menu, which includes Ziti, Italian Meatballs, Sweet Italian Sausage, Chicken or Eggplant Parmesan, Fresh Garden Salad, and Italian Bread & Butter. Mangia! 

  1. Don’t Forget Dessert

Surprise your guests with a sweet treat after the main course! Pass on pudding or watermelon, and opt for a classic New England favorite: Apple Crisp! Pair with Hot Spiced Cider or Hot Coffee for the ultimate post-dinner treat.  

  1. Create a Warm Ambiance

Last but not least, you’ll want to create a warm and welcoming environment for your guests! If it’s an outdoor tailgate party, this may mean providing hand-warmers to keep your guests nice and toasty. 

For winter weddings, consider brightening up the space with candles (even if you have to use electric ones), seasonal flowers and a hot signature cocktail (like Spiked Cider or Hot Toddies). Looking for the perfect venue to host your event? Here are some of our favorites

Reach out to us today to request a quote and get the ball rolling for your winter event! 

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