MAINE COURSE
As we pulled into the packed parking lot near Hayford Park on Monday, we could see families scattered at the top of the snow covered hill. On one side, a more moderate slope attracted a smaller crowd. At the top of the larger slope —… Read More
    MAINE COURSE
    Longtime readers will remember Mildred Brown Schrumpf, the voice behind the Brownie’s Kitchen column that ran in the Bangor Daily News for just shy of 43 years. The final column appeared on April 4, 1994. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var… 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