Having been in 49 states, I figured it’s time to rate them – for friendliness, prettiness, food, that sort of thing. Some of it’s in fun, but mostly I do mean what I say, and I hope I don’t offend more people than usual.
Kick-a** harissa sauce! And a sampling of some New Year’s letters we’ve gotten over the years that we’ve never gotten over.
I recently took a “memory test” as part of my application for long-term care insurance. They told me to take it very seriously, which I didn’t, until…
Henry and Margaret pitch in, taking us through some of the recipes from the past 8 months with their thoughts and ratings. Part I is mostly seafood dishes.
Dinner at home or in a restaurant shouldn’t be completely bereft of moisture, but sometimes it happens… also, a bit about quahogs and classic traditional brothy quahog chowder recipe I got from my grandmother.
What’s the biggest threat to the Maine gardener’s peace of mind? I polled my neighbors, and they all agreed…
Margaret writes in with a story of doing something small for Henry without claiming credit for it, like moving the Dazey Swing-Away can opener back to its start position. Also, how she prepares cut green beans from a can.
More linguistic pet peeves, introducing the Jetport Cafe, and the unfortunate story of the Toll House cookie “phone tree” disaster
A sampling of offbeat and funny moments on the road, a spooky sky over the Midcoast with contrails going every whichaway, and a perfectly healthy and delicious Bloody Mary recipe.
Overnight (but minimal kneading) classic French bread boules with crunchy crusts… and a collection of voices, recorded and live, that shock, calm, and entertain, with some fun audio samples.