Category Archives: Maryland

Maryland Blue Crab, Shrimp & Grits, New Year’s Eve Dinner, and Portland Eats

I visited my family in Northern Maryland for a week, and as usual, made it my mission to consume as much Chesapeake Bay blue crab as possible. I know Maine is known for its seafood, and while I have embraced … Continue reading

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Memories of Cooking at Sea

My friend Jimmy just arrived in town on the tall ship Amistad. They’re docked at Portland Yacht Service for some repairs (you can walk down to the boat during the day, but they’re not offering public sails or tours), and … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Eats

I’m still relishing that the Ravens beat the Pats and are this year’s AFC Champions. Since I live in Maine, the smack talk was pretty ramped up this past week (my facebook wall was covered in demeaning Ravens photos – … Continue reading

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Italian Cold Cuts in Maine?!

Look what I found! An Italian cold cut sub! I stopped in Brunswick for lunch after teaching a canning class in Bowdoinham on Thursday and ate at the Big Top Deli. A strange little place, with super friendly service, and … Continue reading

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Roasted Corn Avocado Basil Salad

I went to visit my folks in Maryland this weekend, where summer is in full swing.  I wore my bathing suit all weekend- in the sprinkler, the kiddie pool, and the creek (all with my 5-year-old nephew).  I sat on … Continue reading

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>Leaving Maine

>Yeah, you read that right, I’m moving.  Why?!?  I’m not entirely sure myself, but blame it on the man.  He’s gone- found a great job- I shall follow and hope to be so lucky.  I’m leaving at the end of … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: Box Hill Pizzaria

When I was younger, I was fascinated that companies could call their product ‘the best’ without any verification. I remember, in particular, being struck by a beer label that claimed their beer was better than any other. I asked my … Continue reading

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