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Over the winter, English cucumbers came into season and were on sale at the supermarket. Before I knew it, my daughter had grabbed an armload of them and deposited them in our cart. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250],[300,600]]; var… Read More
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    In Boston’s Copley Square, a bronze public art installation recently caught my eye. It was the bronze “Tortoise and Hare” created by artist Nancy Schon (she also is the artist behind the “Make Way for Ducklings” installation in the Boston Public Garden), themed after Aesop’s fable and… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    These crisp little numbers strike a middle ground between cookie and cracker, another take-with-tea-or-coffee-treat like shortbread or a scone. They are ridiculously easy to make and the ingredients are common pantry items. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250],[300,600]]; var new_slot_sizes… Read More

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PARLEZ-VOUS AMERICAN?
In 1903, Father Alexandre-Lousi Mothon, the curé of the Dominican monastery in Lewiston, wrote to the community of Dominican Sisters of Nancy, in France, asking them to send a some of their members to Maine to teach the Franco-American children of Lewiston. Dominican Block, Lewiston,… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    Fast, simple, delicious and wholesome, mostly. Ruth Thurston in Machias supplied this recipe that she found on a yellowed newspaper clipping, quite possibly, she thinks, clipped from this very paper years ago. It’s worth a repeat for sure, and a little tweaking, of course,… Read More
BELFAST — The students of  Waldo County Technical Center’s Culinary Arts Program are set to bring their cooking skills to the public when they open the WCTC Cafe starting Friday, Oct. 19. The cafe will be open most Fridays for lunch from… Read More