MAINE COURSE
On a recent evening, just before the sky began transforming into shades of reds, oranges, purples and pinks, my kids and I stopped at Broadway Park so they could play. It was the end of a busy week, and the end of a night spent enjoying… Read More
    MAINE COURSE
    It’s a rare weekend that I miss going to any farmers markets. It’s a priority for me, since most of what we eat comes from there. But with the University of Maine holding its homecoming on an already time-pressed Saturday (Soccer games! Book festival! Date… 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

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WHAT'S BREWING IN MAINE
It’s June and summer is here. Ahem, if you consider that the average temperature has been camped out between 51 and 63 degrees, with a few wonderful exceptions. summer is here. But hey, forget the temperature and focus on all the positives: breweries, wineries and distilleries,… Read More