Salt Water Farm Cafe

Posted August 27, 2013

Ever since I moved up to the (literally) greener pastures of the northeast (from Texas), I have longed to visit Maine. Everything I hear sounds positively magical: rocky beaches, farmer’s markets, and the ever-present salty breeze. Shelby’s adventures have transformed…

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Summer Appetizer Plate with Honey

Posted June 20, 2012

Today, we officially welcome the first day of summer (hooray!).  According to the trusted Old Farmer’s Almanac, summer begins at 7:09 p.m. (EST) today. To celebrate the summer solstice, Jill has crafted a stunning summer appetizer plate where each morsel…

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7 Food Wishes for 2012

Posted January 10, 2012

Food trend posts are ubiquitous this time of year, oui? I’ve seen every magazine, blogger and television personality attempt to predict what 2012 will bring. Trend posts tend to tire me but I do see value in wishes. And food…

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Blueberry White Sangria

Posted August 31, 2011

When I first heard about Maine Distilleries earlier this year, I was mostly interested in their source for potatoes. Unusual, yes, but I noticed that they used potatoes from Fryeburg, the pretty, quiet town next to where my family owns…

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Blueberry Bread Pudding Recipe

Posted August 14, 2011

I’ve got a thing for Maine blueberries. I know I’m not the only one. All year long, I try hard to avoid the berries that show up suspiciously at the market out of season. By the time June hits, I…

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Summer Craft Beers

Posted June 26, 2011

When I invited frequent and fabulous contributor Shelby over for a beer, she said “Since when do you drink beer?” Oh my, I love beer! But only the light and sparkling kind absent of anything too full of hops. Thank…

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Ebenezer’s Pub, Maine

Posted March 19, 2010

Over the river and through the woods, you might just find the country’s best beer bar. Tucked away in the outskirts of tiny Lovell, Maine, Ebenezer’s Pub is a cozy, unassuming spot that features some of Belgium’s finest brews. ‘Bezer’s,…

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