The French call it false celery — or, at least that’s the translation for the term. And according to “The New Food Lover’s Companion,” it was once used as a treatment for … freckles. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var… Read More
    The white peaks of the first few tents rose in the parking lot at Abbott Square when I drove by Sunday morning. New signs installed declare the space “Home of the Bangor Farmers’ Market” along with the hours, days and other pertinent information. A new… Read More
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, rather… Read More
    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 making… Read More


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    When Paul LePage was elected Governor in 2010, members of the state’s Franco-American community recognized the significance of this political milestone. Long treated as second class citizens, and excluded from the halls of power, a member of their community had finally been elected to the most powerful… Read More
GUILFORD — A public supper will be held 5-6 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School St. Menu will include hot chicken and gravy sandwich, mashed potato, stuffing, carrots, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, and ice cream sundaes and brownies for dessert. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    BELFAST — Belfast Farmers’ Market will move to its outdoor location 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Friday, April 12,  in the yard at Waterfall Arts, 256 High Street. The market will be held there every Friday rain or shine through October. The Market participates in the Maine… Read More