The summers that acclaimed chef Rebecca Charles and her family spent swimming in the Atlantic, scouring the beach for shells, and eating shore dinners inspired her to open the famed Greenwich Village restaurant Pearl Oyster Bar. Now, Charles combines more than 70 of her favorite recipes with captivating family stories in her cookbook, “Lobster Rolls and Blueberry Pie.” Check out the recipes below.
Excerpted from “Lobster Rolls and Blueberry Pie: Three Generations of Recipes and Stories from Summers on the Coast of Maine” by Rebecca Charles. Copyright © 2003 by Rebecca Charles. Published by ReganBooks, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt can be used without permission of the publisher.