All posts by Sarah Walker Caron

Sarah Walker Caron

About Sarah Walker Caron

Sarah Walker Caron is senior features editor for the Bangor Daily News, and resident cook. She writes a cooking column, Maine Course, and is also author of "Grains as Mains: Modern Recipes Using Ancient Grains." Her recipes have appeared in the BDN, Betty Crocker publications, Glamour.com and more.

Easy Homemade Microwave Popcorn

An individual I didn’t know messaged me on Facebook over the weekend. In asking how I was, they used a term they clearly thought was a compliment. I disagree — I mean, I don’t even know them. But in that single message, they reminded me of something important: I want my kids to stay away […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

I reread “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” by T.S. Eliot recently. The poem that spoke to me as a creative, curious sixteen year old pondering aging held new meaning to me as an adult celebrating a birthday two decades and change later. As an adult, the imagery comes alive. And as shy, complicated […]

Lovage Garlic Vinaigrette

My hands smelled of earth when my kids and I arrived home on a recent evening. We’d just planted our plot at the community garden, carefully placing the tomato, cucumber and pepper seedlings, cabbage starts and rows of radish and onion seeds. There was a sense of accomplishment as my daughter watered the plot, the […]