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Penny Jordan is a fourth-generation farmer. She started The Farm Stand in South Portland to keep her Cape Elizabeth farm solvent for the next generation.

A farm-to-table neighborhood market emerges in South Portland

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A bumper crop of tomatoes from Martha Washingtons to romas shine like jewels from wooden bins. Blueberry pies from Portland’s Two Fat Cats Bakery surround a display of mums and pumpkins. Anchoring the back of the store, a butcher bends over the hind leg of a …

Buttery Apple Crumble

Love cooking with kids? Call them to the kitchen and whip up this easy Buttery Apple Crumble recipe — perfect for fall. “Hey, Will, do you want to help me make an apple crumble?” I asked my nine-year-old one afternoon as I pulled the pockmarked apples from their bag and …
Humble Comfort owner Meghan Black (left) and Justin Eames make drinks at Black's newly opened restaurant on South Main Street in Brewer Friday.

New South Brewer eatery offers ‘Humble Comfort’ with taste-tested, home-cooked favorites

BREWER, Maine — When Meghan and Chris Black opened their new restaurant, Humble Comfort Food & Spirits on South Main Street in Brewer last month, they had repeatedly taste-tested most of what was going to appear on the menu. Meghan Black saw to it that every dish created by head …
URBAN EYE (blog)

USA Today survey says Portland’s beer status is rising

USA Today has thrown down the gauntlet (or is it …
Chocolate lobsters cool in their candied shells in Westbrook on Tuesday.

Westbrook’s Haven’s Candies sold to new owner before 100-year anniversary

WESTBROOK, Maine — Andy Charles recalls one customer who bought …

Frittata for fridge cleaning

The great thing about eggs is how deliciously they glue …
URBAN EYE (blog)

New tasting room for Geary’s

D.L. Geary Brewing Co. started the madness, now they are …

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I'm not an alcoholic, I just believe it's still safer to drink beer than water

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