Maine

Four Maine Food Blogs

July 14, 2010
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In case you haven’t noticed I have some serious Maine-itis going on. To help curb my desire to drive to Portland every single weekend this summer I’ve decided to live vicariously through a number of Maine based bloggers. Let’s hope they can collectively cure my case of homesickness this summer with their words and images. […]

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Red Hot Dogs

July 8, 2010
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I’ve been missing Maine a lot recently. Now there’s a statement my twenty-five-year-old self never thought I’d utter out loud a mere five years ago, practically to the day, that I “escaped” to Boston. But here I am. These feelings became even more prevalent after a whirlwind Saturday a few weeks ago when I met […]

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Grilled Surprise Packages

June 22, 2010
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My grandfather, Edgar, passed away when I was in Kindergarten but even though that was 25 years ago I still have a host of lovely memories of the short time he and I spent together. I often fondly recall how he would let me sit on the kitchen counter while he mixed up a batch […]

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Jumbo Molasses Cookies

February 12, 2010
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Homemade molasses cookies make me think of my grandmother. When I was growing up she had a talent for making thick, soft, round cookies that were incredibly lovely and all that I wanted when I saw them in a cookie jar on her kitchen table was to slather them in icing. You see, these were […]

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Red Raspberries

November 23, 2009
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I’m feeling a little nostalgic this evening after arriving home to find a very sweet Thanksgiving card from my grandmother. I wont be with her for this holiday but I will see her in a few weeks at Christmas time. This means I’ll miss her annual roasting of an enormous turkey in the wood cook […]

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Cape Cod Popcorn

July 6, 2009
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There’s a home movie of me swirling around my family that unfortunately only exists on a VHS tape or I’d happily share it with you. Don’t worry there isn’t any night vision or scantily clad D list celebrities in it. It’s simply several very amusing takes of me around 7 or 8 years of age […]

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Happy Birthday Gram! A Guest Post of Sorts

June 11, 2009
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This is one of my favorite photographs of my grandmother and I. Look! It’s my natural hair color. Amazing… Anyway, today is my grandmother’s birthday. Happy Birthday Gram! Now she doesn’t own a computer and still uses a camera that holds actual film which has to be developed at the drugstore but she always takes […]

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The Wacky Antique Kitchen Gadget Revealed

April 15, 2009
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You guys had some seriously creative guesses as to the identity of the mystery item I posted about on Monday. They ran the gamut from candle snuffer to tea strainer. The winner of the random drawing, Evelyn, ventured a guess that the object in question was a flour sifter. She unfortunately wasn’t correct, but she’s […]

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