Eats

Eats: Taking sides — squash or sweet potato? Or both!

We sat across the table from one another, snickering with our mouths full. My partner in crime was a 90-year-old woman who had hired...

Eats: Tea and cheerio at Bridgton's Clipper Merchant Tea House

The Tower of London, the basis of the high tea at the Clipper Merchant Tea House in Bridgton, features tea sandwiches, scones and petit...

Eats: Holiday planning? Secure the liqueur!

It’s not too early to start planning your holiday gift giving, and an assortment of homemade liqueurs is just the ticket for all the...

Eats: Add love and lusciousness to those lunchboxes

It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago when I was a working mom with four kids to feed. Believe me when I...

For a delicious summer snack, eat a daylily

Do NOT eat lillies,only daylillies When bright orange daylily blossoms start to open along country roads in summer, it's a beautiful and welcome sight. It...

Stop and taste the roses

Roses belong to the rosaceae family, which gives us apples, plums, cherries, strawberries and more. In this part of the world, we rarely think...

Eats — Open: A new 'Frank's,' with its own moxie

Thirty years ago, an errant spark lit up Lisbon’s Worumbo Mill. The sprawling red brick structure and its decorative spires had graced the town’s...

Eats: Grand Graze-ing at Pineland Farms

The partnership between Pineland Farms and The Black Tie Company began in June 2013 when the two hosted their first Graze dinner. Called “Strawberry...

Eats: Give your next picnic an international flair

Did you know that June 18 is not just Father’s Day, but also International Picnic Day? Although answers to when, why or how this special...

Eats: Loaves of Love Bakery — Grandma’s in a box

A cinnamon roll from Loaves of Love BakeryOnce upon a time, beloved Maine cook, food writer and cookbook author Marjorie Standish wrote about bread....

Eats: What’s for dinner? Depends on what’s in the cupboard!

Strata, a savory and cheesy bread pudding, can be made in advance using stale bread and a couple cups of chopped meat and vegetables...

Eats: Easy as pie — and just right for Mom’s big...

I never thought of making pie as “easy,” but I have many recollections of watching my mother whip them up like nobody’s business. She...

Eats: Fill ‘er up at El Pocho’s in Lewiston

Head cook Jose Mata, along with his sister, Yolanda and her husband, Todd MacWhinnie, have opened a Mexican restaurant in Lewiston called El Pocho's...

Eats: Auburn’s Chef’s Cupboard spices it up with custom blends

I like to do my food shopping slowly and deliberately, unencumbered by a big metal cart and away from the glare of fluorescent lighting...

‘Unforgettable’ chronicles a wild and delicious life

At the height of her career, Paula Wolfert, the author of eight influential cookbooks, had a memory that her peers could only envy. She...

Eats: High dining at Schooner Estates

Shrimp and scallop pie at Schooner Estates in Auburn. For years, the monthly restaurant excursions offered to residents at Schooner Estates were one of the...

Eats: Going wild in the kitchen

Cooking wild game in general, and moose in particular, is a lot like cooking other meats, explained Lily Joslin to a group of hunters,...

Eats: Dishing up ‘the new kale’

Everybody’s talking about it — the “other seafood,” the “new kale.” Seaweed, known as “sea greens” or "seagreens" in culinary circles, is showing up on...

Eats: Moxify the menu!

Award-winning Moxie recipes range from spicy chicken wings to creme brulee. “Peppy, cheery and determined. It’s all the goodness in life.” Those are the words that...

Eats: Award-winning apple pies celebrate autumn

Not to be outdone by summer, autumn in Maine is a smorgasbord of comfort and familiarity, a feast for all the senses. Hillsides are...

Eats: Sweet homemade treats

No one is laughing now though, especially when Katie presents one of her “epic” cakes at a family gathering, enters local contests, brings plates...

Eats: The Tavern at Brunswick Station

To say that Kevin Cunningham, executive chef at The Inn at Brunswick Station, "loves food" would be an understatement. The dishes that he creates...

Eats: Fiore artisan olive oils and vinegars surprise with variety, flavor

LEWISTON — Nancy O'Brien knows the narrowed eyes and wrinkled noses of folks who wonder how her business thrives by selling olive oils and...

Mystery Photo for November 19

Mystery Photo for November 12, 2017. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)If you can identify where this photo was taken, contact us at bmail@sunjournal.com or call 207-689-2896 and leave a voice mail with your answer, your name, town and phone number. Correct entries will be eligible for...