Food

 
The beauty of watermelon cubes is that they chill your drink without diluting it. Here they give color to a refreshing homemade limeade.

Genius watermelon cubes chill drinks without diluting

By Leah Eskin, Chicago Tribune on July 04, 2017, at 11:46 a.m.
The cube is genius.
Pina Colada Sangria photographed June 13, 2017.

Boozy drinks as pretty as a pitcher

By Daniel Neman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch on July 04, 2017, at 11:23 a.m.
A pitcher of drinks is a clear indication that you’re in for a good time.
TASTE BUDS

Sauteed Lettuce with Asian Flavor

on July 04, 2017, at 7:54 a.m.
Home gardeners might find themselves with a super-abundance of lettuce from time to time. I sure do.
The Salt Bay Cafe in Damariscotta will close in mid-July.

Damariscotta’s Salt Bay Cafe to close in mid-July

By Alexander Violo on July 03, 2017, at 5:03 p.m.
Salt Bay Cafe will close in mid-July after about 30 years in downtown Damariscotta.
MAINE COURSE

Radish Toast, Two Ways

on July 03, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE

Best-ever baked scallops, and remembering Cecil Caine

on July 02, 2017, at 9:53 a.m.
A wonderful, rich baked scallop recipe, and Margaret recalls the late Cecil Caine at his most ornery.
PETER PETER PORTLAND EATER AT BDN

Do not miss out on this SoPo neighborhood eatery

on July 01, 2017, at 7 a.m.
THE DAILY SIMMER

The Whole Grain Bakeshop, vegan and gluten-free bakery, has new location in Brewer

on June 29, 2017, at 1:52 p.m.
MAINE AT WAR

Maine soldiers had little time to enjoy historic Williamsport in Maryland

on June 28, 2017, at 8:32 a.m.
MAINE COURSE

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

on June 27, 2017, at 2:59 p.m.
To make bean hole beans you need a deep bed of coals to set the pots of beans into.

How to make traditional Maine bean hole beans

By Abigail Curtis on June 27, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.
Happy bean cooking, and happy eating!
TASTE BUDS

Grain Bowl Beats Cornflakes for Breakfast

on June 27, 2017, at 9:22 a.m.
Grillin' Brazilian serves up sandwiches, grilled meat and other Brazilian treats out on the Odlin Road in Bangor.

Bangor food truck brings fresh flavors of Brazil to Queen City

By Emily Burnham on June 27, 2017, at 8:27 a.m.
“I really didn’t know what was going to happen. Were people going to like Brazilian food? But they do! They really do.”
PARLEZ-VOUS AMERICAN?

“No Fairer Spectacle” – Rare Pictures of a Maine St John’s Day, 1897

on June 24, 2017, at 2:03 p.m.

Zima, the clear beverage of youthful regret, is back

By Fritz Hahn, Washington Post on June 24, 2017, at 12:30 p.m.
Chalk up another victory for pointless ’90s nostalgia.
Customers hold glasses of beer at a restaurant

Why it’s so hard to figure out when bottled and canned beer is fresh

By Fritz Hahn, Washington Post on June 24, 2017, at 11:30 a.m.
By now, consumers have gotten the message that most beer is best enjoyed when it’s fresh.
PETER PETER PORTLAND EATER AT BDN

Big sandwich and delectable dessert a wonderful vacation starter

on June 24, 2017, at 7 a.m.
PETER PETER PORTLAND EATER AT BDN

Big sandwich and delectable dessert a wonderful vacation starter

on June 24, 2017, at 7 a.m.
GLUTEN FREE ME

New research suggests link between reovirus and celiac disease

on June 23, 2017, at 3:56 p.m.
Rococo Artisan Ice Cream in Kennebunkport offers unusual flavors like sweet avocado cayenne and this cone made with local wheat beer, candied ginger and apricots.

How ice cream went from elitist indulgence to America’s favorite frozen treat

By Amy Ettinger, Washington Post on June 23, 2017, at 7:11 a.m.
We can thank Washington for America’s early interest in the treat.