Food

  • Make a Hash of It

    There are several good things about hash. It can easily be produced for one or a crowd. It can be a plain dish or really dressed up, as in this open-faced sandwich that starts with making individual servings of hash brown potatoes. To make hash browns, grate the potatoes just before cooking — russets seem

  • New Steak House Opens Friday on Beckwith Hill

    ELLSWORTH — Looking to provide Ellsworth with an affordable, family-friendly steak house, seafood, pizza and pasta restaurant, five partners have pooled their culinary and business acumen to create the HillFire Grill. ELLSWORTH — Looking to provide Ellsworth with an affordable, family-friendly steak house, seafood, pizza and pasta restaurant, five partners have pooled their culinary and

  • French Feast

    Francophiles will be hard-pressed to resist the “French Farmhouse Feast” being served up starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, at Cleonice Mediterranean Bistro in Ellsworth.

  • French Feast

    Francophiles will be hard-pressed to resist the “French Farmhouse Feast” being served up starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, at Cleonice Mediterranean Bistro in Ellsworth. Bourgeois Family Selections, a North Carolina-based importer specializing in small French wine estates, is supplying the wine for the lavish meal that will begin with Country-Style, Vegetable Terrine

  • Easter Parade

    At Ellsworth’s Town Baker, Lorena Stearns has been turning out a pretty parade of Easter-inspired cupcakes. They cost $15 per dozen. The mother-of-two creates cakes and cupcakes for all occasions. She sells her confections at The Maine Grind and to order from home. For more information, call 667-4346.

  • In Season

    Carding Brook Farm in Brooklin recently supplied fresh maple syrup for the Maple Syrup Breakfast held every March at Lily’s Café in Stonington.

  • In Season

    Carding Brook Farm in Brooklin recently supplied fresh maple syrup for the Maple Syrup Breakfast held every March at Lily’s Café in Stonington. The café sells the farm’s syrup and the new batch can be purchased directly from the family farm run by Jonathan Ellsworth and Jennifer Schroth. The fine syrup, which ranges in price

  • White Nights

    The arrival, grudging though it has been, of spring urges us to shift our modes of domestic indulgence from heavy to light. We are through with pork roasts spiked with garlic, meatballs and spaghetti, pizza laden with ham and peppers, and steak with gravy — all of which require hearty reds.