Maine

On Moving Back to Portland, Maine

July 21, 2015

Almost 10 years to the day after leaving Maine to live in Massachusetts I’ve come home. On June 5th CK and I closed on a condo in Portland. Yes, we’re home owners now! We’ve been in our new place for approximately 3 weeks. So far, so good. I love living in a walkable neighborhood again. Being […]

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An ErinCooks Giveaway: Robinhood Meetinghouse Biscuits

November 19, 2012
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Don’t let your bread basket end up empty this holiday season! With all of the gift wrapping, cookie frosting, and stocking stuffing soon infiltrating your calendar wouldn’t it be nice to be able to have one or two entertaining shortcuts up your sleeve that you can actually feel good about? Yes, you say? Well then, forget abut […]

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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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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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Let’s Play: Guess the Antique Kitchen Gadget

April 13, 2009
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Erin’s Note: The contest has ended. If you would like to learn the identity of the gadget please click here. For many years my grandmother worked for a living history museum called the Norlands. Norlands is the ancestral home of the Washburn family. You’ve probably never heard of them but during the 19th century the […]

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Raised Doughnuts: Raising the Roof with Mom

December 29, 2008
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The weekend before Christmas I went home to Maine in order to spend an early holiday with my family. Sunday morning, after the presents had been opened and the Eggnog Milkshakes thoroughly enjoyed, my mom and I decided to make her drop-dead delicious Raised Doughnuts. This kitchen adventure was particularly special because my mom hasn’t […]

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The Wicked Whoopies Store

September 19, 2008

I’ve mentioned it before, but when I go home to Maine there are two things I have to eat while I’m there and they have absolutely nothing to do with lobster or blueberries. I always make a point to have an Italian Sandwich from Sam’s Italian Sandwich Shop, and I also have to have a […]

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