Posts Tagged ‘food’


Learning to forage on a plentiful peninsula

By Natalie McKee, Cape Cod Times on Aug. 19, 2016, at 12:34 p.m.
When Rachel Goclawski was a little kid spending her summers in Orleans, she says she was always tasting weeds.
A windshield crack as compared to the size of a coin. Flickr photo by rmisko, used under Creative Commons license 2.0.

5 things you didn’t know your insurance covered

By, on Feb. 11, 2016, at 8:01 a.m.
Good homeowner’s policies don’t just cover fires and severe storm damage.

You’re probably seasoning your steak wrong, according to this video

By Dan MacLeod on Dec. 07, 2015, at 2:53 p.m.
I take my steak pretty seriously. Most of my strongest opinions, in fact, have to do with the preparation and cooking of beef. I have held grudges longer than the duration of actual wars when restaurants overcooked my New York strip or ribeye. So a video that purports to hold the secret …
A vegan Mediterranean meal

Eating less meat isn’t just better for you, it’s better for the planet, panel says

By Dan MacLeod on April 08, 2015, at 7:36 a.m.
For the first time, the group of nutritionists that advises the government on federal dietary standards has taken sustainability into account. The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is recommending Americans eat less red meat, and it says that a vegan diet has the least impact on the planet — something that environmentalists …
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 & …

Desktop dining done right

By By Laura Ali, on Oct. 19, 2011, at 9:53 a.m.
Work days are busy … so busy in fact that a recent survey conducted by the American Dietetic Association found that up to 75 percent of us eat at our desks at least 2-3 times a week. Eating at your desk may save time and help you get out of …

What to do with harvested tomatoes

By University of Maine Cooperative Extension on Aug. 31, 2011, at 12:58 p.m.
Did you harvest lots of tomatoes in the days before Tropical Storm Irene hit Maine? The University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers some advice on what to do with them so all that hard work doesn’t go to waste.
Nalbert Tero grills lamb and vegetable kabobs from The Noon Family Sheep Farm Lamb Barbecue at the American Folk Festival Saturday, Aug. 27, on the Bangor Waterfront.

These foods are made for walkin’

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Aug. 27, 2011, at 6:30 p.m.
Despite the numerous folding chairs located near the food vendors, at a festival it’s inevitable to want to eat while walking, or shopping, or dancing, or pushing a baby stroller. Juggling a plate and fork and drink can get messy, especially when much of it is fried; hence, the popularity …