Tag: maine

Menu: A Maine-Inspired Beach Picnic

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Just missing some wild blueberries for dessert…   As summer winds down, make the most of August with a menu inspired by breezy afternoons on the Maine coast. Beach-friendly fare like lobster salad rolls, tangy corn relish, potato salad, and…

Simply Grow Your Own Vegetables

Totally Maine… You don’t have to be in the backwoods to grow your very own natural produce – it may be easier than you imagine. Whether you live outside the city limits with a backyard large enough to support a…

Week-long Canoe Trip | Penobscot River

Every summer I go on Craiglist and think about buying a used canoe.  Totally inspired.  Jealous, but also totally inspired. Fall canoeing on the Penobscot River. Photo: Backwoods Plaid.   After debate over a tropical honeymoon get-a-way, we opted to…

In Maine, a Weekend of Toboggan Building

Hartstone Inn in Camden, Me., recently announced a new Toboggan Building 101 Package, a two-night getaway that features a build-your-own hardwood toboggan experience. Guests receive two full days of instruction in basic techniques, such as bending, sanding, finishing and fastening a hand-crafted…

Maine-Ing About: Camden’s Character

Elizabeth Baker of Bonjour + Hola takes us for a weekend in Central Maine. Coast of Maine for Labor Day Weekend? This was a question my mom {aka “melbabe” to my friends} had asked me a few weeks ago. I…

How Your Lobster Roll (Really) Gets Made

This week in The New Yorker, James Surowiecki notices that lobster prices on Maine docks have fallen to $2.20 per pound (in July it was as low as $1.25 per pound; it was $6 in 2005), while the cost of…