Cooking Maine Style
Maine cookbook author Marjorie Standish’s classic cookbook “Cooking Maine Style” ($24.95) has been reissued by Down East Books. Edited by Islesboro food writer and historian Sandra Oliver, the modest-sized cookbook fits well on the shelf and is filled with appealing recipes from mustard pickles to chocolate cream pie.
Boyd Brook Farm’s grass-fed beef, Dan’s Flower Farm, Tinder Hearth Bakery and Sarahndipity are among the wide variety of vendors at the Blue Hill Farmers Market, which is opening for the season from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds on Route 172. For a full list of vendors, visit www.bluehillfarmersmarket.com.
Feast for a good cause
Ellsworth’s First Congregational Church is hosting two lavish meals on Saturday, May, 26. Start your day with scrambled eggs, bacon, toast and other offerings from 7 to 10 a.m. End your day digging into roast turkey and all the fixings from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The former is by donation and benefits a youth medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic. The latter costs $9 per person and $25 per family. Children under 5 eat for free. For more info, contact Lois at 669-2028.
On the Q.T.
The Franklin Veterans Club is throwing a “Block Party Barbecue” starting at noon on Memorial Day. Children’s games also will be available. For more info, call 565-2977.