Tag Archives: comfort food

Quick and Easy Beach Eats for a Crowd

We got our beach on this past Memorial Day weekend. I hope you did too – the weather is Maine seems like it’s been fast-forwarded a month, doesn’t it? I am NOT complaining, just tip-toeing around, like if we mention … 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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Garbage Cookies

After my failed attempt at recreating the finicky momofuku compost cookies, I concluded that it’d be much easier to take your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and just add a bunch of your favorite snack foods and candy. So when … Continue reading

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Cooking and the Single Life

An old friend John used to make (and maybe still does) big batches of food and eat them for every meal.  As you can probably guess, John was a bachelor at the time.  As a happily coupled young twenty-something, I … 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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Slow Cooked Salsa Verde Pork Tacos

This recipe has an unlikely source: GQ.  But between the tantalizing pictures of piles of corn tortillas and a mess of slow cooked pork with tomatillo salsa and loads of jalepenos, I was drawn in.  And surprisingly, the recipe was … Continue reading

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O-Rama: Breakfast on the Go

Breakfast on the go is kind of my specialty this summer.  Without boring you with too much detail, there were a lot of changes in my life that led to me losing my appetite and generally being uninterested in food … Continue reading

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BBF Giveaway: Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off Tickets & Hotel Stay

Update: Congrats to ‘Pgudas’ the winner of two tickets to the New England Dairy Cook-off and a night’s stay at the Portland Regency Hotel & Spa. Not surprisingly, their favorite dairy product was butter. And thank you all for participating … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Monkey Bread: Rave Review!

After some recent mixed (haha, get it??) baking results (Compost Cookies, boo; banana bread, yay!), I was so happy this yeast bread turned out great. It helps that I carefully followed the recipes, Googled things I wasn’t sure about, and … Continue reading

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Biscuits and Gravy

Any even semi-regular reader knows that I am really into brunch foods. I love waking up with grand designs of the perfect hash browns, or Eggs Benedict, or simple blueberry pancakes (all of the above, please?). And after many frequent … Continue reading

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