Trump Says No to Steak and Lobster – Yes to Commodities

Trump Says No to Steak and Lobster – Yes to Commodities

There are many challenges to the choices of what we can eat; I can hardly keep up. Every time I think I’ve got my grasp of new food-related policy, it changes. Oh, I know, overall, we consider the wheels of government turn painfully slowly. The problem is when they do...
Blanketing the World with Denmark’s Hygge

Blanketing the World with Denmark’s Hygge

How to survive the rest of winter is today’s question. Mainers know that winter has a way of causing us to be snow schlepping around in fur-lined boots at a time when April showers are elsewhere. In the quest to find something interesting and innovating to take me...
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...