Monthly Archives: June 2011

Portland Greek Festival

The Greek Food Festival was this past Thursday through Saturday. And yes, that’s the title of it.  I like that they don’t try to make it about any other aspect of the culture than the food.  We’re just here for … Continue reading

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Can It Foward Day: August 13, 2011

Get ready, kids.  Canning season is upon us.  Strawberries are coming out at the markets, Pick Your Own fields are opening, the Cape Elizabeth Strawberry Festival is this weekend. Don’t know where to begin?  Take a canning class with me (only $10 and locations … Continue reading

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Novare Res Japadogs

red snappy dogs.  nori.  pickled ginger.  kewpi mayo.  sesame seeds.  wasabi.  beer. oh yes.

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BBF Travels: the Squealing Pig in Ptown, Mass

I was in Provincetown, Mass on Cape Cod last weekend, for the first time since I sailed there on a boat with kids.  I was excited to do all the things that looked fun the first time around, but that … Continue reading

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>Ice Cream-o-rama

> The June O-Rama installation has a summer theme: gelato and ice cream, and so I stopped by Bard Coffee to try Gelato Fiasco’s gelato affogato. I’m happy to have had the chance to try Brunswick-based Gelato Fiasco.  It seems … Continue reading

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>Portland Fermenting Workshops

> Fermentation is one of the oldest forms of food preservation, and lately, there’s been a resurgence in the popularity of fermented foods.  Many people are interested in the taste and health benefits, but don’t know how to ferment successfully.  Fortunately, … Continue reading

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