Monthly Archives: June 2009

Restaurant Grace Review

Last night, M. and I decided to go to Grace for a drink and maybe an eat to scope out the place. I’m sure you’ve all seen all the beautiful pictures of the restoration (if not, look here and here). … Continue reading

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Grace Review

Last night, M and I decided to go to Grace for a drink and maybe an eat to scope out the place. I’m sure you’ve all seen all the beautiful pictures of the restoration (if not, look here and here). … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

This is the first time I have made jam on my own, and it turned out great, if I do say so myself. I used the strawberries I recently picked from Maxwell’s in Cape Elizabeth and rhubarb that I bought … Continue reading

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Strawberry Harvest at Maxwell’s Pick-Your-Own Fields

OK, I got really excited about strawberries this year. They aren’t worth eating from the grocery store (they’re white in the middle!!), and so when local straws showed up at the Portland Farmer’s Market, I snatched up a quart for… … Continue reading

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Strawberry Harvest

OK, I got really excited about strawberries this year. They aren’t worth eating from the grocery store (they’re white in the middle!!), and so when local straws showed up at the Portland Farmer’s Market, I snatched up a quart for… … Continue reading

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Aw, Pinchy… Maine Lobster Bisque

Since the ‘rents were visiting this weekend, we had a lobster feast on Saturday night. We had local lobster purchased at Harbor Fish Market down on Custom House Wharf, salt potatoes (an upstate New York specialty), and corn from Georgia … Continue reading

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Aw, Pinchy…

Since the ‘rents were visiting this weekend, we had a lobster feast on Saturday night. We had local lobster purchased at Harbor Fish Market down on Custom House Wharf, salt potatoes (an upstate New York specialty), and corn from Georgia … Continue reading

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