A Health Crisis Invokes an Unexpected Food Journey

A Health Crisis Invokes an Unexpected Food Journey

The other night I ate grass-fed, organically raised spareribs. That singular act determined this week’s column would be different. As the first of a series, it’s from a more personal perspective but it’s time to tell my story in the hope that it will help other...
International Coffee Day 2018: Women in Coffee

International Coffee Day 2018: Women in Coffee

This morning I took a coffee break at Life Perks Coffee Company in Wilton, Maine. I don’t go often, but when I do, I always order the “French Toast” latte. I’m not sure that’s the real name, but with brown sugar and cinnamon, it tastes like French toast. It’s...
August is the Season of Summer Fresh Sweet Corn

August is the Season of Summer Fresh Sweet Corn

There are a few foods that mark the peak of a Maine summer like sweet corn. Yesterday, besides beet greens, cucumbers, and string beans, I picked up a “baker’s dozen” ears of corn at Whitewater Farm in New Sharon, Maine. Once you find the food you love, it’s like the...
Shatter Old Beliefs

Shatter Old Beliefs

Shatter old beliefs that don’t feel true. Ask: Do I know that’s true? How do I know?  Can I apply love to my relationship with this belief? When presenting a belief, how is it received? Many of our beliefs are generational. “We learn what we...
Bean-Hole Beans Rooted in Indigenous Cuisine

Bean-Hole Beans Rooted in Indigenous Cuisine

Spending summer in Maine means there is no end to the list of available options to answer the question, “what’s for dinner?”. Between festivals, restaurants, family barbeques and public suppers, we’re sure to find something that will please our palates. Our family...