MAINE COURSE
Rain was falling when my kids got on the bus today. It was sleeting when I ran to my son’s school this morning to drop off his forgotten lunch. By the time I went for a morning coffee at Giacomo’s in Downtown Bangor, it was… Read More
    MAINE COURSE
    In my headphones, The Marshall Tucker Band croons “Six long months on a dust covered trail/They say heaven’s at the end but so far it’s been hell/And there’s fire on the mountain, lightnin’ in the air.” Music, like this song that I’ve long loved,… Read More
TASTE BUDS
Another coconut cookie recipe never hurt anyone. This one came from Jan Varnum in Bar Harbor. Her mother, Ruth H. Witt, used to make them when Jan was a child, and Jan still does, too. I liked them very much because their flavor comes… Read More
    TASTE BUDS
    When BDN reader Beth Chamberlin read about Cooking Maine Style, the compilation of Marjorie Standish recipes I recently put together for DownEast Books, she wrote me right away to say, “I received my first cookbook when I was in 6th grade from a family friend and it… Read More

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