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Kennebunkport Tequila Mixology Class + Mt. Vernon Whiskey Tasting

Warm weather! I can hardly believe it. Does anything go better with warm weather than tequila? If so, please enlighten me. I first got into tequila last year, when I wrote about it for the Portland Phoenix. In my research, … Continue reading

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Tiki Cocktail Love + Rum Riots Events

I’ve become pretty obsessed with all things tiki lately (well, as it relates to drinks, at least). And I know that in the bartending world, I’m probably at least five years late to the party. I just said to a … Continue reading

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"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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Dehydrating Beef Jerky

While I was teaching a canning class recently, I was discussing the upcoming drying class with some class participants who were also coming to the drying workshop. One said, are you going to talk about making jerky? I said, …yes… why … Continue reading

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BBF Preserves: Dill Pickles

Much like how a electrician’s home isn’t wired correctly or a finish carpenters’ house isn’t trimmed out completely, I haven’t done much canning for myself yet this year. But I’ve been busy teaching – first low-sugar strawberry jam classes and … Continue reading

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Cheesemaking Workshop with Appleton Creamery

Yesterday, I took a cheesemaking class at the University of Maine, sponsored by UMaine Cooperative Extension and taught by Caitlin Hunter of Appleton Creamery.  It was a nine hour (!!) long workshop and we made jack, ricotta, and mozzarella. We started with … 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, nature … Continue reading

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