MAINE COURSE
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    MAINE COURSE
    I dutifully spread spent coffee grounds in the five pots outside my backdoor all summer. The grounds, I’d read, would aid with the plant’s growth by releasing nitrogen and other minerals into the soil. My few plants — four sungold tomatoes, a pepper… 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

Restaurants

Food Blogs

As families continue to struggle with the economic impact of COVID-19, Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) is partnering with its school partners to distribute $100 Hannaford Supermarkets gift cards to 3,000 students and their families throughout Maine.    googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    PORTLAND — Food pantries, soup kitchens, and other assistance programs are still operating safely under CDC guidelines at parishes throughout Maine. The below list will be continually updated with additional options at .portlanddiocese.org/FoodAssistance.   googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More