Articles by Bud Leavitt

 

Fiddleheads, hollandaise and adieu

By Bud Leavitt on Dec. 24, 2010, at 5:03 p.m.
Editor’s Note: The Best of Bud is a compilation of advice and recipes gathered by the late Ralph W. “Bud” Leavitt who retired as the Bangor Daily News executive sports editor and outdoor editor …

Preparing trout at streamside

By Bud Leavitt on Dec. 17, 2010, at 6:26 p.m.
Nathaniel F. Bradley is an executive of Sears, Roebuck and Co., located at the Sears Tower in Chicago.

Nancy Hennessey’s muffins

By Bud Leavitt on Dec. 10, 2010, at 6:15 p.m.
The cover painting for “12 Months in Maine” by artist Tom Hennessey’s was inspired after several camping experiences in northern Maine in the summer of 1975.

After you catch ’em, how to cook ’em

By Bud Leavitt on Dec. 03, 2010, at 10:09 p.m.
Editor’s Note: The Best of Bud is a compilation of some of the advice and recipes gathered by the late Ralph W. “Bud” Leavitt who retired as the Bangor Daily News executive sports editor and outdoor editor in the fall of 1988. He continued to write a weekly column for …

Ayotte’s Country Store Pa’tridge

By Bud Leavitt on Nov. 26, 2010, at 7:05 p.m.
In the heart of Carrabassett Valley, deep in the mountain bosom of western Maine, you’ll find Ayotte’s Country Store.

Ben Pike’s partridge, Maine style

By Bud Leavitt on Nov. 19, 2010, at 8:16 p.m.
Ben Pike is one of those all-purpose, all-weather state o’ Mainers. He is at home wearing a natty Brooks Bros. business suit or comfortably clad in a rumpled guide’s hat and worn-down Bean hunting boots.

NH woman shares wild fowl recipes

By Bud Leavitt on Nov. 12, 2010, at 6:17 p.m.
Mrs. Thomas R. Wells of 91 Belnap St., Dover, N.H., has her own method of preparing ruffed grouse (partridge), woodcock and prairie chicken.

Pheasant dish whets appetite

By Bud Leavitt on Nov. 05, 2010, at 9:29 p.m.
Editor’s Note: The Best of Bud is a compilation of some of the advice and recipes gathered by the late Ralph W. “Bud” Leavitt, who retired as the Bangor Daily News executive sports editor and …

La. writer shares Cajun rice recipe

By Bud Leavitt on Oct. 29, 2010, at 7:09 p.m.
Editor’s Note: The Best of Bud is a compilation of some of the advice and recipes gathered by the late Ralph W. “Bud” Leavitt who retired as the Bangor Daily News executive sports editor and outdoor editor in the fall of 1988. He continued to write a weekly column for …

A good man to have in camp

By Bud Leavitt on Oct. 22, 2010, at 8:02 p.m.
Jack Smart of Readfield is one of those people no camp should be without. He never runs short on enthusiasm or good-naturedness.

How the Indians prepare stuffing for their waterfowl

By Bud Leavitt on Oct. 15, 2010, at 3:16 p.m.
Our fishing party included former North Carolina governor and then Secretary of Commerce Luther H. Hodges, the Cincinnati Enquirer’s outdoor columnist David Roberts, and the late Art Smith, the artistic outdoor historian of the New York Herald tribune.

Fall recipes to tempt hunters

By Bud Leavitt on Oct. 02, 2010, at 1:02 p.m.
Editor’s Note: The Best of Bud is a compilation of advice and recipes gathered by the late Ralph W. “Bud” Leavitt who retired as the Ban-gor Daily News executive sports editor and outdoor editor in the fall of 1988. He continued to write a weekly column until his death on …

Fall recipes to tempt hunters

By Bud Leavitt on Oct. 01, 2010, at 7:01 p.m.
The following are some seasonally appropriate recipes as recorded by Bud.

Powell’s delicious goose recipe

By Bud Leavitt on Sept. 24, 2010, at 6:57 p.m.
Few people know more about preparing a Canada goose for the table than Mrs. Stephen Powell of Dresden.

Making stew Seboeis Skulker style

By Bud Leavitt on Sept. 17, 2010, at 7:05 p.m.
Colleague V. Paul Reynolds is a law and order man, a resident of Winterport and a member of a hunting club, “Skulkers of Seboeis,” lettered for a creation he daringly calls Seboeis Stew.

Moose meat tastes great roasted

By Bud Leavitt on Sept. 10, 2010, at 7:56 p.m.
Editor’s Note: The Best of Bud is a compilation of some of the advice and recipes gathered by the late Ralph W. “Bud” Leavitt who retired as the Bangor Daily News executive sports editor and …

Enjoying beer-infused johnnycake

By Bud Leavitt on Sept. 03, 2010, at 7:04 p.m.
Editor’s Note: The Best of Bud is a compilation of some of the advice and recipes gathered by the late Ralph W. “Bud” Leavitt who retired as the BDN’s executive sports editor and outdoor …

Eastern Brook Trout and unspoiled dish

By Bud Leavitt on Aug. 28, 2010, at 1:10 a.m.
Editor’s Note: The Best of Bud is a compilation of some of the advice and recipes gathered by the late Ralph W. “Bud” Leavitt who retired as the BDN’s executive sports editor and outdoor …

Scallop chowder hits the spot on cold hunt

By Bud Leavitt on Aug. 20, 2010, at 5:14 p.m.
Editor’s Note: The Best of Bud is a compilation of advice and recipes gathered by the late Ralph W. “Bud” Leavitt, who retired as the Bangor Daily News executive sports editor and outdoor …

Neighbor’s venison pie as good as it gets

By Bud Leavitt on Aug. 13, 2010, at 6:07 p.m.
Like Someone once said there are more ways to cook venison than there are cooks in the world. I’ll eat to that, so long as we’re eating venison.
 
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