Preparation / Directions:
1. Fill large pot with sufficient water to cover lobsters; add salt and bring to rapid boil.
2. Grasp lobsters firmly just behind the claws and plunge headfirst into boiling water; allow water to boil again after putting in each lobster.
3. Lower heat, cover pot, and simmer 15 minutes for 1-pound lobsters, 20 minutes for 1 1/2 to 2-pound lobsters, 40 minutes for very large lobsters.
4. Remove from pot, split lobsters, and serve hot with melted butter, or chill and serve cold with mayonnaise.