MAINE COURSE
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    MAINE COURSE
    I was maybe 10 years old the first time I experienced a blizzard. My mom and I were flying back from our annual mother-daughter skiing trip in Aspen, Colorado, when our flight was unexpectedly grounded in Cleveland. Outside, the snow was coming down at a… Read More
TASTE BUDS
The corn crop here is winding down, maybe another dozen ears or so for us to eat, and some more to cut off the cob to freeze for later. We had help in the garden and in eating corn on the cob this past… 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

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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
    WillowsAwake Winery, a new winery and vineyard in Leeds, will host a wine tasting and vineyard tour 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. This event will include the very first tour of this new Maine vineyard, hors d’oeuvres, a 10-glass wine tasting, hearty fall soups by Hurricane’s Cafe… Read More