|Anne Vallayer-Coster, Still Life with Lobster (1781)|
"To keep lobsters a quarter of a year very good. Take them being boild as aforesaid, wrap them in course rags having been steeped in brine, and bury them in a cellar in some sea-sand pretty deep."
Robert May, The Accomplisht Cook (1660)The power of planning ahead! Just think: if you'd done this a few months ago, today you'd have... a cool CSI-style lobster graveyard in your basement.
(Or there's this lobster gardening technique.)