On a hot late summer day in 2008, I stood in the parking lot of my son, Will’s, preschool while he refused to get in the car. Defiantly, with his little arms crossed, he planted his feet and expressed how he wasn’t ready to leave… Read More
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
    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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