MAINE COURSE
Have you ever watched yeast bloom? Good yeast — truly active yeast that will make your loaves of bread rise high — will foam and bubble, sometimes releasing large bubbles into the bowl of warm sugar water. It’s a living process that’s both fascinating and… Read More
    MAINE COURSE
    When I opened my door to retrieve the newspaper early this morning, the chill in the air was shocking. After weeks of balmy temperatures, it felt decidedly cool. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner =… Read More
TASTE BUDS
A lucky daughter and grandsons in Phoenix, Arizona, will have their mom and grandmother’s steamed pudding on their table this Christmas. It is winging its way to them (accompanied by a couple pounds of yellow eye beans for a taste of Maine). Julia Craig,… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    Mincemeat has been around for centuries, a way to preserve meat during butchering season, taking all the small tough bits, cooking them well, then chopping them finely and mixing them with apples, raisins, suet, cider or brandy, spices, sometimes candied fruit peels, and making… Read More

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