Category Archives: fermenting

"From Scratch," Maine Food Workshops + Cranberry Granola Recipe

We’re trying something different with our educational programming at work with our new workshop series, From Scratch: Your Maine Kitchen. After the great success of food blogger and author Marisa McLellan’s of Food in Jars demonstration in August, we hope to keep the momentum rolling … Continue reading

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Happy Hour at the Black Birch, Kittery

Some friends of mine invited me down for happy hour in Kittery at the Black Birch. An hour south of Portland, Kittery is the first town over the border into Maine and is better known for it’s outlet malls. But … Continue reading

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Small Batch Winter Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut to break up all the holiday cookie recipes – you didn’t see that coming, did ya? I made a batch of pistachio brittle and this sauerkraut in one evening. I felt very accomplished.  I used my mandolin slicer to thinly slice a medium-sized … 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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M’s Kimchi

I would be remiss if I didn’t tell you about M’s kimchi. He also got really into the Wild Fermentation book, and I came home one day to find him brining up a huge batch of veggies. He used Napa … Continue reading

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I Love Maine Mead Works

I’m just gonna title the post that way, so you have no doubts as to what I think of our local meadery. And maybe you’ve heard of and love Maine Mead Works too, since their popularity is on the rise. … Continue reading

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Food Preservation Weekend

Ah, a weekend with no obligations. No waking up early, my mind already racing with things to do that day. Just the Sunday paper, my kitchen, my boyfriend, and 48 hours of nothing. I did take the weekend to complete … Continue reading

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