MAINE COURSE
My hands smelled of earth when my kids and I arrived home on a recent evening. We’d just planted our plot at the community garden, carefully placing the tomato, cucumber and pepper seedlings, cabbage starts and rows of radish and onion seeds. There was a… Read More
    MAINE COURSE
    “Just look down and keep going,” I told my 10-year-old son, Will, this past weekend as we hiked up Chick Hill in Clifton. It was as much for his benefit as my own. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]];… Read More
TASTE BUDS
When Carol Taylor in Frankfort asked us to find a recipe for apple pie cake, I never imagined that there could be so many varieties of it. Most of the time, this item appears to be a mash-up of pie, crisp, slump, and coffee… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    It is Wednesday and tomorrow is the big annual Thanksgiving Feast for which I expect many of you are too busy cooking to even read this column. So when your turkey is all carved up and there are only fragments of pie left, but… Read More

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PARLEZ-VOUS AMERICAN?
When news of the end of the World War reached Brunswick on November 11, 1918, people poured into the streets in a spontaneous outbreak of joy. But the good mood was turned upside down when young Rose Bouchard was accidentally shot and killed during the celebration. Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    Studded with cranberries and fragrant with orange rind and juice, this bread is an ideal accompaniment to holiday meals. It is not too early to accumulate a few recipes with the holidays in mind and Christine Hessert of Bangor who bakes breads for large… Read More
BAR HARBOR — YCWA of Mount Desert Island is holding an Election Day pie sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 39 Mt. Desert Street. Wear your “I VOTED” sticker and get a free 3-inch Mason jar lid pie.  9-inch pies $20/each. Proceeds benefit important… Read More