Posts Tagged ‘Cooking’

From white to green to brown, colored eggs at Menagerie Farm in Vasselboro are organic and fresh.

If you raise your own chickens, you should try steaming your eggs instead of hard-boiling them

By Dan MacLeod on June 03, 2015, at 1:02 p.m.
You might have noticed that it’s almost impossible to peel the shells off your farm-fresh, hard-boiled eggs. Store-bought eggs are packaged later, which allows an air bubble to form between the shell and the egg, according to City Girl Farming. That makes them easier to peel. When an egg is …

What we’re reading: From bovine births to the new American dream

By Dan MacLeod on March 25, 2015, at 5:30 a.m.
Here are a few interesting reads that caught our eye from around the web.   A cow in Texas gave birth to quadruplets The odds of a cow giving birth to four calves is about 1 in 11.2 million. The cow’s owners are going to do a DNA test to …
Chef Meghan Woodbury, center, and her team , Brett Settle, left and Hillary Herrick prepare the first course during the Maine Chef Challenge at Eastern Maine Community College on Friday, March 25, 2012.

Video of Eastern Maine Community College Chef Challenge

By Aimee Thibodeau on March 22, 2013, at 6:04 p.m.
Didn’t get a ticket to the Eastern Maine Community College Chef Challenge? No worries! You can view the challenge live here as three of Maine’s prestigious chefs battle for the title of “Maine’s Chef.” BDN Maine is the presenting sponsor of the event, in addition to Bronson Audio, Visual & …