My daughter and I crouched on our porch Monday, our hands covered in gloves. She loosened plants from their trays while I dug in the soil. Potting soil splattered around us, nature’s confetti decorating our small porch. Soon snap dragons and pansies and a creeping little… Read More
Custard desserts are so comforting and welcome, and as a self-avowed custard coward, which involves anything that has to be baked in a bath of hot water, I tend to hesitate making them, even though I have pretty good luck with them when I… Read More
    Sheila’s sauce on the left and Kristine’s on the right. Things were getting pretty dire around here. There was no chocolate sauce for the ice cream, always vanilla, customarily eaten by one of the inhabitants here. This situation is almost as bad as… Read More

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    BANGOR — The Ohio Street Farmers’ Market will be opening for its 9th season 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 at the Grange Hall, 1192 Ohio St. It is opening with four vendors: Rollins Orchards, Honestleigh Acres, Hippy Hunny Farm and Willow Lane Highlands. Find a wide variety of… Read More