MAINE COURSE
It’s a rare weekend that I miss going to any farmers markets. It’s a priority for me, since most of what we eat comes from there. But with the University of Maine holding its homecoming on an already time-pressed Saturday (Soccer games! Book festival! Date… Read More
    MAINE COURSE
    The air in my house had a distinct chill this morning, the kind that arrives as summer ends. So when I dressed to walk my daughter to the bus stop, I pulled on a cozy sweater, happy to wrap it around me. I’ve… Read More
TASTE BUDS
With another week of Christmas and New Year gatherings still to enjoy, here is a handy, flexible recipe for an appetizer I collected from my friend Kathy Kerr who picked it up from her sister. Called cheese balls, they aren’t the spread-on-a-cracker kind,… 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… Read More

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PARLEZ-VOUS AMERICAN?
The band played patriotic tunes as a cannon roared a salute. Local dignitaries including the mayor and a former governor had turned out to meet the train, at the head of a large crowd. The scene had many of the trappings of a state visit. The guest was… Read More
    MACHIAS — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free nutrition education program to adults with children living at home 5-7 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center St. Classes meet each Wednesday through Oct. 23. Topics include nutritional information, how to… Read More