November 20, 2017

Archives for January 2013

Popcorn Balls and Cracker Jack

Cheap fun: It is what we are all about. And nothing is quite as fun as this sticky, yummy treat. And you can make it two ways! Pop some popcorn. About 15 cups will do, but if you have a bit … [Read more...]

What Not to Do When It is Cold Outside

• By John F. Chisholm • The wind shrieks, eddies and foams over the snow, made visible by the ice particles within its vortex.  The roads plowed yesterday are drifted over this morning.  We look … [Read more...]

Who Gives a Fig? Well, I Do

• By Janine Pineo • Figgy pudding has a certain ring to it. Not that I'm hankering for figgy pudding; who knows what's in it? (OK, you can stop chortling; I became wary about harmless-sounding … [Read more...]

Macaroni and Cheese In the Oven

Editor's note: Below is what may be the simplest, yet most controversial recipe in the world. Even we can't agree. And yet, the leftovers never last long no matter who is cooking it. Which means you … [Read more...]

Peat Pod

Chances are good you will find Scheuchzeria palustris if you are in a peat bog. Pod-grass is native to North America and found in most every county in Maine. This herbaceous perennial grows more than … [Read more...]