Fried Mahi-Mahi Fish Sandwiches Topped with Cheesy Curly Fries (Or: The Ultimate Filet-O-Fish)

Fried Mahi-Mahi Fish Sandwiches Topped with Cheesy Curly Fries

It’s no secret to long-time readers of this website that I have a deep-seated, lifelong obsession with the McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish. I understand the consequences of voicing this passion publicly, understand that every time I mention the sandwich, another self-appointed “foodie” rolls his eyes in disgust, and goes back to the dictionary to find a new… 

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Angel Food Cake with Strawberry Rhubarb

Angel Food Cake with Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

There isn’t any rhubarb in California. At least, none that I could find in Los Angeles in June. In Maine, this time of year, you literally can’t give rhubarb away. You can, but it will come back to you threefold. Sometimes you find it under your pillow; when someone shakes your hand you walk away… 

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Caponata

Caponata (Sicilian Eggplant Relish)

Why do we read and write memoir and fill in the branches of our family tree? By studying geneology we expect to gain insight into our brains, our behavior and choices and personality. Is there a history of madness we can seek to avoid, or a tendency for greatness to strive after? Most of us… 

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Minted Cucumber Melon Soup with Mascarpone

Minted Cucumber Melon Soup with Mascarpone

I love that I live in a place where there are four distinct seasons. I get to experience the euphoria of wearing a wool sweater while apple picking only to go home and drink a warm cup of cider. I know the true meaning of the word cozy because I have sat in a picture… 

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Lobster Rolls of New England

Reading: “Lobster Rolls of New England”

We couldn’t have been prouder of author Sally Lerman, when we heard the announcement about the publication of her new book, “Lobster Rolls of New England: Seeking Sweet Summer Delight.” And no, it’s not just because she’s a contributor to From Away, having authored of some of the most comprehensive posts on lobster rolls in… 

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Portland Food Trucks: Mainely Burgers

Portland Food Truck Reports: Mainely Burgers

The buzz around Portland’s growing food truck and cart fleet continues to get louder and louder. Everyone in the Greater Portland area is taking notice of the fleet’s many offerings. This week, I took a trip to Falmouth to catch up with the Mainely Burgers crew as they cranked out burgers at a Falmouth High… 

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Fried Chicken Biscuit Sandwiches with Sriracha Honey Butter

Fried Chicken Biscuit Sandwiches with Sriracha Honey Butter

There are some things about the South that, as a Northerner, I’m never going to understand. Like all of the different ways you can order hash browns at a Waffle House. Or what it is that makes college football so fascinating. Or why so many of the women seem so beautiful but also kind of… 

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Dixie Ultra Moments

Impromptu Party Planning with Dixie Ultra Moments®

I am crazy about Christmas and Halloween, and love planning parties for birthdays and other special occasions, but I started to realize recently how much it is the little, fleeting moments I will remember when I am old and gray. The baby climbing into our bed first thing in the morning, pulling covers up over… 

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pasta

“Farmville to Table” Fettucine with Fresh Peas, Garlic Scapes, and Sausage

Remember Farmville, the Facebook game that attracted millions of players to Facebook to grow and expand their virtual farm with friends? Farmville is BACK, with an all-new mobile game from the creative minds at Zynga, titled “Farmville 2: Country Escape.” This time, the designers of the next chapter in the engaging and updated game are… 

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