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...

Maine shrimp recipes, chapter 3

Backatcha with more recipes for Maine shrimp. Bangor News foodie Emily Burnham collected recipes from chefs and fishing folks, including Chef/Owner Kerry Altiero of...
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...
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...
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...

Savoring art, antiques, and the art of breakfast at Portland’s Pomegranate Inn

Every morning, when I see the Pomegrante Inn's feed on Facebook, I start drooling. Innkeeper Dana Moos authored The Art of Breakfast, which I...
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...

Maine-related books for reading and giving

Looking for Maine-related books for your wish list and holiday giving? In addition to my Moon Maine, Moon Coastal Maine, and Moon Acadia National...

Chef Jay Villiani shares two recipes for Maine shrimp

Even if you hate snow, ice, and everything winter, you can't help but love Maine shrimp, a.k.a. Northern Shrimp or Pandalus borealis. These oh-so-delicate...

The Muffin Recipes Revealed: A Maine innkeeper tells all and shares recipes

I'm always on the lookout for inexpensive accommodations that I can recommend, especially along the Maine Coast and even more especially within easy reach...

Natalie’s chef shares his recipe for Meyer lemon risotto with Maine shrimp

I convinced another one of Maine's talented chefs to share a recipe using Maine shrimp. A native of Belgium, Executive Chef Geoffroy Deconinck's career...

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...
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...
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...

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...