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MAINE COURSE (blog)

Buttermilk Biscuits with Honey Butter

Tender buttermilk biscuits are heavenly spread with sweet homemade honey butter. You won’t be able to eat just one! Growing up, my grandmother and I would often head to Newtown, Connecticut, to visit cousins, drop by the family plot at the cemetery and pick up baked goods from the local …
Co-owner Kathleen Pratt (left) coaxes a smile from son Claude for a Tandem Coffee team photo at their new Congress Street location in Portland on Monday. With Pratt is (from left) co-owner Will Pratt, managing partner Vien Dobui and baking manager Briana Holt.

‘Hi-Fi, not WiFi:’ In this old filling station, coffee and pie comes with a 1950s vibe

PORTLAND, Maine — “Brakes and shocks, our specialty.” These words emblazoned across the front entrance of 742 Congress Street will take on a new meaning this week, when Tandem Coffee and Bakery opens in this long-defunct gas station. With expertly prepared espresso paired with blueberry, nectarine and apricot pies cooling …
TASTE BUDS (blog)

Zucchini Patties, Now and Next Winter, Too.

Of course, I have zucchini in the garden. What gardener doesn’t? (Except perhaps for the smart people who only plant one plant.) This year I am growing Cocozelle and Costata Di Romanesco, plus a yellow patty pan called Sunburst, and a pretty yellow summer squash with a green end called …
A U.S. flag flutters in the wind in front of a sign for a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles in this April 4, 2011 file photo. Through bursting bubbles and crashing markets, revenue and profit at America's top companies have expanded smartly over the past 18 years -- nearly tripling in the case of operating income. A Reuters analysis of revenue, operating profit and head count growth at the 100 largest non-bank companies between 1995 and 2013 documents a steady divergence between their ability to generate earnings and the need to hire employees.

Millennials aren’t ‘lovin’ it’: McDonald’s losing connection with young Americans

McDonald’s Corp. appears to be losing its connection with a …
EAT REAL (blog)

Plus the cost of jet fuel. Local Food myth number one.

“It’s more expensive.” The other day my family and I …
MAINE COURSE (blog)

Buck’s Restaurant in Brooksville to close for the season on Oct. 18

Labor Day is just a week away, and that means …
IF MY COASTER COULD TALK (blog)

Vacationland Distributors bringing Newport Storm to Maine

Newport Storm out of Newport, Rhode Island has signed with …

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