Food

  • Number One

    Ellsworth chef Brian Langley, who opened the Union River Lobster Pot in 1996, is the Maine Restaurant Association’s 2009 Restaurateur of the Year. Langley, who also taught culinary arts at Hancock County Technical Center for 30 years, is being honored for his restaurant’s seamless service and premise to give customers what they want. Association CEO

  • Free Seeds

    Campbell Soup Co. is making available custom-cultivated seeds used to grow tomatoes for its iconic Tomato Soup. Through June 21, each household that purchases any variety Campbell’s condensed soup and enters the code on the can at HelpGrowYourSoup.com can request a free packet of Campbell’s tomato seeds to plant in their own back yards and windowsills.

  • Free Seeds

    Campbell Soup Co. is making available custom-cultivated seeds used to grow tomatoes for its iconic Tomato Soup. Through June 21, each household that purchases any variety Campbell’s condensed soup and enters the code on the can at HelpGrowYourSoup.com can request a free packet of Campbell’s tomato seeds to plant in their own back yards and

  • Making Whoopie

    Maine and Mainers’ love of the black-and-white cake sandwich made it into The New York Times on March 17. The treat, available at bakeries and convenience stores throughout the state, “would probably be Maine’s state dessert, if the state had one,” The Times reported.

  • Making Whoopie

    Maine and Mainers’ love of the black-and-white cake sandwich made it into The New York Times on March 17. The treat, available at bakeries and convenience stores throughout the state, “would probably be Maine’s state dessert, if the state had one,” The Times reported. Whoopie pies are thought to have originated in Pennsylvania, where Amish

  • Gnarley But Nice

    Garnacha de Fuego Old Vines 2007 ($7.95 at Rooster Brother) is a yummy red with a story. It is a Spanish wine, a product of the Calatayud region in the southwest, 3,000 feet above sea level, where life is hard and the soil is gravely and dry and a rattlesnake must pack his lunch. These

  • Fresh Herbs Highlighted in Chicken Dishes

    There may be no other single food item quite as versatile as chicken. Think of all the ways you can prepare it…broiled, roasted, baked steamed, fried, boiled, fricassed, barbecued. Turned into a chicken pie or the traditional curative, chicken soup. Then think of all the various foods used to flavor, stuff, baste, or garnish a chicken.

  • Fresh Herbs Highlighted in Chicken Dishes

    There may be no other single food item quite as versatile as chicken. Think of all the ways you can prepare it…broiled, roasted, baked steamed, fried, boiled, fricassed, barbecued. Turned into a chicken pie or the traditional curative, chicken soup. Then think of all the various foods used to flavor, stuff, baste, or garnish a