Wild Blueberry Biscotti

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Unexplained happenings are common in the Bangor Historical Society’s historic Thomas A. Hill House. Items go missing and are found, much later, where they should have been in the first place. Lights turn on that shouldn’t. Others work mysteriously. Strange noises are heard. Those are among the ghostly tidbits I learned this past weekend when we […]

Apple Cobbler Recipe

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The air in my house had a distinct chill this morning, the kind that arrives as summer ends. So when I dressed to walk my daughter to the bus stop, I pulled on a cozy sweater, happy to wrap it around me. I’ve been waiting for this — that in between time when we can […]

Carrot Raisin Muffins

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When you’re someone who rises near 5 a.m. many mornings, you notice the changing of the days. They’re getting shorter, as they do after the summer solstice. We’re now approaching the time of year when the darkness seems to invade our waking hours more and more. That’s probably my least favorite thing about the changing […]

Fresh Tomato Pizza

Baked Fresh Tomato Pizza

“Can I help?” When my eight-year-old daughter Paige asked to help craft this recipe, I was happy to say yes. I love the lessons I can share over a cutting board — how to spread pizza dough by hand (let it warm slightly, flour the surface and be gentle). What to sprinkle on the pizza […]

Savory Vegetable Pancakes

recipe for Vegetable Pancakes

When I opened my door to retrieve the newspaper early this morning, the chill in the air was shocking. After weeks of balmy temperatures, it felt decidedly cool. I’m not ready to break out the sweaters and sweatshirts yet. And when the auto-payment for summer camp was deducted from my checking account over the weekend, […]