Meet Maine’s Wine Sommelier Erica Archer

Meet Maine’s Wine Sommelier Erica Archer

Next week is Valentine’s Day, and this makes it a perfect time to introduce you to Erica Archer and her business, Wine Wise. I met Erica when working on a food event in Portland to raise money to eradicate Maine child hunger. At that time, Erica was working at Idexx...
Sofrito: History, Origins, and Variations

Sofrito: History, Origins, and Variations

How has your week gone? I have staged a personal protest against the cold by getting out to run four times last week. It is said, “if you can’t beat them, join them.” Although, as I asked last week, can spring be far away? Truthfully, I like winter and the change of...
Hooray for the Fun! Is the Pudding Done?

Hooray for the Fun! Is the Pudding Done?

This week I drove home from New Hampshire in a nasty snow and rain combination. It wasn’t fun, but my current favorite radio station had started playing Christmas songs around the clock that very day. How lucky can a girl be hearing some of her favorite Christmas...