Candy and a Castle, and other Christmas Memories

Candy and a Castle, and other Christmas Memories

There is nothing sadder than the disappointment of a child on Christmas morning. Nor is there anything as delightful as the shining eyes of a child who spies his most favored Christmas wish peeking out from under the limbs of a family’s brilliantly lit tree. Over the...
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...