July 16, 2010 • in Main Dishes with Meat

How to Make the Perfect Lobster Roll at Home

We’ve been going to Maine for 20 years to drop kids off at camp, and each time we have eaten lobster rolls, which are a uniquely Maine delicacy. There seem to be two clear, constant winners of the best lobster …

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July 15, 2010 • in Organic Food

A Visit to My Kitchen: Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle is in my kitchen today! Find out what her favorite frozen treat is, her favorite childhood snack, and how she stays connected. Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health …

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July 14, 2010 • in Exploring

10 Fabulous Finds in Maine

This year I found lots of amazing things in Maine that you might want to know about—from stuff to buy to stuff to eat to places to go. My kids go to summer camp there, but there are lots of …

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July 13, 2010 • in Organic Food

Spoon Fed- More Wisdom from the Kitchen

By guest blogger Annie Spiegelman (a.k.a the Dirt Diva) Currently sitting on my bedside nightstand is Spoon Fed, Kim Severson’s new and tasty book about food . . . well, it’s actually much more profound than that – but it’s …

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July 12, 2010 • in Environment

What Do Bedbugs Have to Do with Global Warming?

So far I have avoided any interaction with bedbugs, but I know a few people who have experienced infestations, and it’s starting to become a worrisome trend. Then, the other week I saw a home remedy for catching bed bugs …

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July 09, 2010 • in Organic Food

Overcoming Cooking Fears (with Extreme Simplicity)

I don’t fear much anymore about food. But I remember all the different phases of fear I’ve been through during my lifetime of gardening, entertaining, feeding a family, and just plain cooking. The first phase was a fear of somehow …

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July 08, 2010 • in Gardening

A Visit to my Kitchen: Ed Orem from Grower’s First

Today Ed Orem is stopping by my kitchen, to talk about his personal journey from being a sugar junky to an organic freak. Ed “Organic Freak” Orem is the data manager at Grower’s First, an organization that helps farmers and …

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