Browsing Tag

Maine

  • Christmas Means Lobster

    I’m happy to hear that the French, who know a thing or two about gastronony, have adopted our Maine custom of lobster for Christmas. Along with oysters,…

  • 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…

  • 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 cold…

  • 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

    All my research into a true tarte tatin kept coming up against the French insistence that ONLY an apple called Reine des Reinettes would do for this classic French caramelized apple upside-down…