Food

 
PETER PETER PORTLAND EATER AT BDN

Traditional fare proves successful at reborn Italian eatery

on Aug. 19, 2017, at 7 a.m.
The farm cafe at Balfour Farm owned by Heather Donahue and her husband Doug. They sell their dairy products at farmers markets and many menu items feature products from the farm as well.

Old Maine farmhouse finds new life as farm-to-table cafe

By Lauren Abbate on Aug. 19, 2017, at 7 a.m.
Since purchasing Balfour Farm, the owners have envisioned the farmhouse being turned into a bed and breakfast. The cafe is the first step toward actualizing that vision.
JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE

Table Scraps

on Aug. 17, 2017, at 9:46 a.m.
Table scraps are “orts” in the crossword world. Most of us hope never to see the word again. Also, Medicare folks can save tons on prescription drugs with a simple phone call. And a brief foray into foods I’ve never heard of…
MAINE AT WAR

Mother, wife, and Belfast intelligence agent, Part II

on Aug. 16, 2017, at 8:33 a.m.
A selection of vegetables from the grill.

From the garden to the grill

By Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press (TNS) on Aug. 15, 2017, at 3:41 p.m.
Grilled vegetables are a different way to add some veggies to your grilled meal.
MAINE COURSE

Roasted Shishito Peppers

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 2:47 p.m.
A dog attends the America's first art show for dogs called "Dogumenta" at the Manhattan borough in New York, U.S., August 11, 2017.

Grain-free pet foods are no healthier, vets say

By Jenna Gallegos, Washington Post on Aug. 15, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.
“Dogs aren’t wolves,” said Robert Wayne, a canine geneticist at UCLA. “They have adapted to a human diet.”
Karl Holmes, right, and Eric Treworgy opened Pugnuts ice cream shop in Surry last summer. They serve house made gourmet ice cream and gelato, alongside some ice cream cakes, sundaes and ice cream bars.

It’s always a party at Pugnuts, the ice cream and gelato shop in Surry

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 15, 2017, at 12:43 p.m.
Pugnuts — so named because the couple are “nuts” for pugs, and because it’s a silly, memorable name — came about after Treworgy and Holmes decided they wanted to try to find a way to work together.
THE DAILY SIMMER

Kashi Hibachi, new Japanese restaurant, opens on Stillwater Avenue in Bangor

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 10:46 a.m.
The new restaurant will serve sushi, Japanese and Chinese hot appetizer and entrees, and hibachi favorites from the grill.
TASTE BUDS

Grilled and Filled Zucchini Roll-Ups

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 8:47 a.m.
PARLEZ-VOUS AMERICAN?

Blog | Confronting the Klan in 1920s Maine

on Aug. 14, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.
THE PARTIAL OBSERVER

Tide Pools

on Aug. 12, 2017, at 1:52 p.m.
PETER PETER PORTLAND EATER AT BDN

Young bistro with perfect location good but not yet great

on Aug. 12, 2017, at 7 a.m.
THE DAILY SIMMER

Manny’s Greek Grill opens in Ellsworth, serving up classic Greek diner food

on Aug. 09, 2017, at 11:51 a.m.
Although Maine blueberry growers have had a string of bumper crops in recent years, as shown in this 2016 photo, this year’s growing season is expected to produce a smaller crop.

Maine’s wild blueberry barrens facing a smaller harvest, difficult season

By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 09, 2017, at 10:05 a.m.
The cold, windy and wet weather of early spring was not conducive to pollination, which is critical to a healthy blueberry harvest. Additionally, there recently has been a rain deficit in wild blueberry land.
MAINE AT WAR

Mother, wife, and Belfast intelligence agent, Part I

on Aug. 09, 2017, at 7:50 a.m.
PARLEZ-VOUS AMERICAN?

A Trip Through “The Little World They Call Little Canada”

on Aug. 08, 2017, at 10:20 p.m.

Salsa: the spice of life

By Daniel Neman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS) on Aug. 08, 2017, at 6:03 p.m.
It has been some years now since salsa overtook ketchup as America’s favorite condiment. Americans buy more tortillas than hamburger or hot dog buns and more tortilla chips than potato chips.
MAINE COURSE

Zucchini Muffins

on Aug. 08, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
TASTE BUDS

Tex-Mex Chicken

on Aug. 07, 2017, at 9:19 p.m.