The perfect souvenir from your Maine vacation.

The Maine Lobster Book answers all lobster-related questions

With Maine lobster in the headlines, it seems an appropriate time to share The Maine Lobster Book, by Virginia M. Wright, with you. If...
The inn by the sea participates in the Out of the Blue program promoting sustainable seafood in Maine.

Five minutes with Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich of the Sea Glass Restaurant, at the Inn...

I think one of Greater Portland's best dining secrets is the Sea Glass Restaurant at the Inn by the Sea, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine....
Chef William Howe's fish chowder aboard the Maine windjammer Angelique. Hilary Nangle photo

Nothing better than fish chowder on a Maine windjammer: Here’s the recipe

“I don’t really use recipes,” says William Howe, chef on the traditional Maine windjammer Angelique as he peels potatoes for the day's fish chowder...

Lobster! Brooke Dojny’s new cookbook celebrates Maine’s famed crustacean

Cookbook author Brooke Dojny's done it again. Lobster! 55 Fresh & Simple Recipes for Everyday Eating (Storey, $14.95) is a summer must have for...
Craving tortierre or pot en pot or raisin pie? Check out Bouchard Family FArms new French-Acadian Cookbook.

Bouchard Family Farms preserves Maine’s French-Acadian traditional fare with new cookbook: Try these recipes,...

Ployes! Pot en Pot! Tortierre! Creton! Raisin Pie! If you've ever had the good fortune to travel in Maine's St. John Valley, you're likely...
chocolate never tasted so good as that created by Kate Shaffer of Black Dinah Chocolatiers on Isle au Haut and shared in her new cookbook Desserted.

Desserted: Black Dinah Chocolatier Kate Shaffer shares techniques, recipes, and tales from her Isle...

Life doesn't get much sweeter than creating a successful gourmet chocolate business on  a Maine island that's home to a remote section of Acadia...
Peruse The Eat Local Cookbook before heading to the market.

The Eat Local Cookbook helps cooks get the most out of the season’s bounty

In Maine, eating fresh, local food is easy. The state was farm-to-table in homes and in many restaurants long before it became  trend. Now...
Gaze over rosa rugosa to a lobster boat filled harbor, while rocking on the front porch of Elsa's Inn in Prospect Harbor, Maine. Hilary Nangle photo.

Check into Elsa’s Inn on Maine’s Schoodic Peninsula for ocean views and perhaps blueberry...

Sitting in a rocker on the front porch of Elsa's Inn and gazing out at the lobster boats bobbing in Prospect Harbor, it's hard...
Fresh seafood plus Grindstone Neck of MAine smoked seafood products are served at Fisherman's Inn REstaurant. Courtesy photo

Fisherman’s Inn Restaurant in Winter Harbor, Maine, shares recipes for Thai-style mussels and finnan...

Restaurants come and go in Winter Harbor, Maine, but Carl and Kathy Johnson's Fisherman's Inn Restaurant has stood the test of time, serving fresh...
Bring home a taste of Maine with "Notes from a Maine Kitchen" a treasury of recipes highlighting seasonally available Maine foods.

Notes from a Maine Kitchen celebrates seasonally available Maine ingredients, anchoring recipes with a...

Talk about perfect timing: A review copy of Notes from a Maine Kitchen: Seasonally Inspired Recipes, by Kathy Gunst, arrived in the mail at...
Members of the Maine Windjammer ASsociation fleet parade by the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse during the annual Parade of Sail in 2011. Tom Nangle photo.

A day aboard America’s oldest working schooner: Rockland Parade of Sail and the recipe...

I had the good fortune to sail aboard American's oldest active commercial schooner, the Lewis R. French, during the Maine Windjammer Association's annual Parade...
Feeling blue? Have a wild streak? The Wild Blueberry Book by Virginia M. Wright is the answer.

Feeling blue? Have a wild side? The Maine Wild Blueberry Book is just the...

What's green, then blue, then red, then black all over? A Maine wild blueberry field through the seasons. Author Virginia M. Wright spills the...
Make breakfasts like those served at the Pomegranate Inn, in Portland, Maine, with innkeeper Dana Moos' new cookbook, The Art of Breakfast.

Dana Moos, innkeeper at Portland’s Pomegranate Inn, defines The Art of Breakfast

Yesterday, I had the good fortune to attend a brunch at Portland's Pomegranate Inn launching innkeeper Dana Moos new cookbook, The Art of Breakfast:...

Celebrate spring with a Maine fiddlehead recipe from Chef Kaldrovich, of the Sea Glass...

I asked Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich, of the Sea Glass dining room at the Inn by the Sea, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, to share a...

Making whoopie in Rockland: Fiore shares its Pies on Parade recipes

Since the whoopie pie is being considered as the official Maine dessert, I figured I'd best share a whoopie pie recipe. Of course,  not...