Kickstarting Our Food Truck, Part 6: Straight TCB’in It

'Wich, Please

It’s been another exciting month, with lots of dramatic, high-tension twists and turns, and at least three high-speed pursuits, and by “high-speed pursuits” I mean “long city council meetings.” As we get closer and closer to realizing our food truck dreams here in Rockland, Maine, I wanted to update you on a few exciting developments…. 

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Grilled Cheese with Havarti, Bacon, Caramelized Pears, and Honey (PLUS GIVEAWAY!)

Grilled Cheese with Havarti, Bacon, Caramelized Pears, and Honey

As our longtime From Away readers know, I am no stranger to the comforting pleasures of a grilled cheese sandwich. They’re quick, easy, inexpensive, and delicious. What’s more, a quick grilled cheese sandwich is a dish that my daughter will be sure to eat, even though I know I should be broadening her culinary horizons… 

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Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya with Pork and Alligator Sausage


I’d better be straight with you, right off the bat. I have no idea if this recipe qualifies as “authentic” jambalaya. Heck, I’m not even sure if I know what authentic jambalaya is. I’ve never wrestled an alligator while an old man in hip waders and a white handlebar mustache looks on in knowing silence…. 

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