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Ok, Ok, I know I don't have a teevee but I do have a computer.  I also admit to paying $7.99 per month for hulu plus.  I also admit to being sucked into "Revenge" from ABC (asshole broadcasting company re: news).  Of all the characters on Revenge, I totally love Nolan.  

And no, if you haven't seen the end of the series and you love Revenge as much as I do I won't write a spoiler but Nolaaaaannnnn!!!!!!!

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A prefectly appropriate recipe from Ricky Lauren's (Ralph's wife) cookbook "The Hamptons: Food, Family and History.":  
Rising Tide Lobster Soufflé

Serves: 4
Ingredients

3 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for greasing dish
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup whole milk
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped carrot
1/4 cup chopped celery
2 cups lobster meat, chopped and boiled
2 tablespoons sherry
4 egg yolks
5 egg whites
Instructions

Preheat the oven to 425.
Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the flour and stir constantly for 2 minutes. Add the milk all at once and stir until smooth, thick, and bubbly, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
In a separate pan, heat the oil and sauté the onion, carrot, and celery together until tender. Add the lobster and sherry. Combine with soufflé sauce. Allow to cool.
Beat the egg yolks and add them to the mixture. In a clean bowl, whip the egg whites. Fold 1/3 of the whites into the mixture. Then fold the mixture into the remaining whites. Pour into a buttered 8-inch soufflé dish and bake until puffed and golden, approximately 35 minutes.

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