Monthly Archives: April 2011

>Pioneer Woman’s Sesame Noodles

> Are you familiar with the Pioneer Woman?  Is that a bit like asking ‘are you familiar with Oprah?’  The Pioneer Woman is a blogger in Oklahoma who has spun a nice story about how she came to be a ranch … Continue reading

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>Giada’s Almond Citrus Olive Oil Cake

> Did you know that big grocery stores are closed in Maine on Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas?  This makes no sense to me.  But apparently, as a leftover “blue law” (laws that enforce Sunday as a day of rest), retail … Continue reading

Posted in baking, friends, holidays | 6 Comments

>District Brunch Review

> My dear friend Uke introduced me to brunch at District.  I have elevated her to ‘dear’ status, because of the food there.  Without her, I would have just read any number of reviews that left me with the impression … Continue reading

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>Two Lights Lobster Shack

> The Two Lights Lobster Shack in Cape Elizabeth is open for the season!  That must mean that warmer weather is approaching.  You wouldn’t know it from the weather forecast (uh, does 51 degrees count as warm?), but I’m all … Continue reading

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>Cupcakes with Salted Carmel Buttercream, Bacon Praline

> Does anyone else use baking in lieu of therapy? Or as stress relief? And I’m not just talking about the part where you eat a bunch of sugar and butter to feel better. But I’ve found the act of … Continue reading

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>Burgers Around Portland: Gritty’s

>The third installment of Portland burger reviews brought me to a classic in the heart of the Old Port: Gritty McDuff’s brew pub. Our topic this month was pub burgers; see the Portland Food Map round-up for more reviews. I’ve … Continue reading

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>Brunch at the Porthole

> I have so many thoughts on brunch. I am getting a little worn out on musing about the weekend meal that is brunch though. There’s just so much to consider: the food, the wait, the price, the coffee, the … Continue reading

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