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...
The Hand that Milks the Cow

The Hand that Milks the Cow

I continue to think of how results of Fairtrade practices filter down to farm laborers. Fairtrade considers fairness to farm owners but often leaves out fairness to laborers. This is often reflective of the need for awareness, education and a change in cultural...
Hunger Prevents Hope

Hunger Prevents Hope

Continuing my thoughts on October as Fairtrade month, I have been considering the human rights side of food access. On October 24th, I’ll be attending the Greater Franklin Food Council Meeting at the University of Maine Extension Franklin County Office. Lisa Laflin,...
Culinary Terms to Help You Talk Cookery

Culinary Terms to Help You Talk Cookery

In spite of the incredibly high heat and humidity which has been September, I have been thinking about the holidays ahead that will, much to my pleasure, require copious amounts of baking. As I age, I seem to become more like my mother in that she started early with...
Delightfully Light 1926 Chiffon Pie

Delightfully Light 1926 Chiffon Pie

Summer has settled in nicely. I know this well by taking inventory of dust accumulating on the furniture; mail that has not been shredded or filed; and on the upside, outdoor planters filling out with emerging blossoms. I have all winter to fuss with things inside,...