Monthly Archives: October 2012

Cellars at Jasper Hill Cheese and Wine Tasting

Last Friday, I attended a wine and cheese pairing, featuring the Cellars at Jasper Hill and Crush Wine Distributors at Whole Foods Market in Portland.  Thanks to Shannon and Barbara of Whole Foods for having me, and to Vince from … Continue reading

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Saigon Restaurant Review

I intended to go to The Loft the other night, to pursue this burger that is served on a donut instead of a bun. I have not given up on my mission, but on this night, the Loft was closed … Continue reading

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Birthday at Bandaloop, Kennebunkport

My 30th birthday! Last year the weather looked like this:  but this year it rained. Meh. My friends threw me an awesome Bowling Bieber Birthday party, and stenciled my face on a cake with cocoa powder. Too funny.  See any resemblance?  … Continue reading

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Canned Goods at the Fair

Last Saturday, I helped to judge the canned goods at the Cumberland Fair. The past three years, Master Food Preserver volunteers have helped award ribbons to the hundreds of canned goods entered into the Fair.  Canned goods are judged using the … Continue reading

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September Foodie Pen Pals

After enviously reading S.’s Foodie Pen Pal write ups, I decided to take the plunge and sign up. Foodie Pen Pals, created and maintained by Lindsay of The Lean Green Bean, is a swap between blog writers and readers.  I … Continue reading

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