Browsing Tag

Maine

  • Fish Tales

    This past weekend at a local forum I listened to a young, energetic chef speak about seafood. He advocated enthusiastically for our fisheries, talking about how we need to expand our seafood…

  • What Goes Around Comes Around

    MY mother and father always joined forces, sometime in early autumn, to make these pickles, using produce from their own garden. They had a long wooden chopping bowl, the kind people called…

  • Maple Syrup time

    It’s tempting to think of maple syrup as a winter treat, something to sweeten breakfast on chilly mornings, atop a bowl of steaming oatmeal or flowing in profusion over a stack of buttermilk…

  • Maine shrimp redux

    Far from my usual Mediterranean comfort zone, last night I cooked up a batch of Maine shrimp in an Indian curry sauce and served it over steamed rice for dinner. It was…

  • Maple syrup season

    March 3rd, 2016. At some indefinable point toward the end of February, or early in March, you sense a shift in the light and even when the air remains cold, often bitterly…

  • Eating Maine: Perfect Borscht

    Eating local is a fine idea. It gives you fresher food, it supports local farms and the local landscape, it is generally a feel-good way to fill your pantry shelves, and it…

  • Teverina apples

    Here’s to a Future Tarte Tatin

    Reine des reinettes: Crisp and crunchy, nicely tart but with a high sugar content, firm enough to maintain its texture when cooked, this is an apple that deserves to be better known.…