MAINE COURSE
Radishes are popping up at farmers’ markets now. This early season vegetable is delicious sliced thin in sandwiches or chopped for tossed salads. Dainty slices of French breakfast radishes, an oblong variety with a milder taste, atop buttered bread with a sprinkle of sea salt is a lovely breakfast. Read More
    MAINE COURSE
    “Don’t play like a girl,” a little girl on the soccer team I coach said to another this weekend. We were mid-game, standing on the sidelines, talking about a play my daughter, Paige, 8, just made as goalie. She’d caught the ball — the first… Read More
TASTE BUDS
Even though it isn’t officially summer anymore, we who live Down East are still harvesting tomatoes, corn, and peppers while in the garden winter squash is ripening and root vegetables are fattening up. It was cool enough this past week to put a fire… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    Last week’s recipe used a product of my compost pile, one of seven pumpkins which sprang up uninvited but very welcome which I used in a spice and pumpkin cake. Many of you observed that the cake recipe was missing flour and leaven. This… Read More

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    CANAAN — The Ring family will once again host horse-drawn sleigh rides to benefit Make-A-Wish Maine. The sixth annual event, with rides provided by Farmers Draft Horse, Mule and Pony Club of Harrison, will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at The Ring Family… Read More