Tag Archives: humor

“Obvs.” 60s slang. Salad dressing. Troy Jackson.

Ruminations from my back porch — millennial slang, 60s slang, a great celery seed salad dressing, and Mainers are getting psyched to see Troy Jackson run for Governor in 2018.

Chef Joe Hyde’s high-heat roast beef

Who on earth would fish for striped bass, chest-deep, in a suit and derby hat? Who would tell you to age your game meat just long enough for it to attract maggots? Welcome to the wild world of Chef Joe Hyde, caterer to the stars, and my second cousin. Also, a beautiful high-heat roast beef recipe from Joe’s cookbook – it’s all in the timing.

Guest recipe: Bernie Sanders’ homemade eggnog!

Bernie’s Eggnog! It’s astonishing, given the demands of his campaign, that Bernie Sanders actually replied “yes” to my email inquiring if he’d like to share a holiday recipe¬†with the people of the state of Maine – at least those who are “in the know” because they read the BDN – and just as astonishing that […]