Part 2: My Unexpected Food Journey Continues

Part 2: My Unexpected Food Journey Continues

Standing by the kitchen table, the cold pizza in the carryout box looked and smelled so good. Irresistibly good. On my way home from a local consulting job, I had picked up a pizza at a local variety store. (Here in Maine, that’s how we roll.) Pizza is normally...
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...