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Rhubarb Lime Salsa with Bitters

Check out my latest recipe creation over at the Sunflower Natural Foods blog! xo Advertisements

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Cider Donuts for Breakfast

We finally made it out to an orchard last weekend – even though apple picking season has passed! We drove up to Ricker Hill Orchards in Turner, Maine, and picked up organic apples, cider and of course, an assortment of … Continue reading

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Meatballs for when you don’t want pasta!

It’s true! I’m not a huge fan of pasta – I like it now and then, but it’s so heavy and it’s just empty carbs. But I like meatballs – dilemma. What to do when you want a good protein … Continue reading

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Stocking Up: Maine Specialty CSAs

Many small farms support themselves through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). Most offer full and half shares of the farm’s products from May-October. In exchange for an up front payment, consumers receive fresh produce, flowers, meat, dairy and other products each … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard Loves Hot Weather

As do most other items currently growing in the garden. This is the second year we have had a garden plot at the Portland Community Gardens location on North Street. It’s in a great location, lots of sun and great … Continue reading

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Cucumber Salad with Feta, Dill and Tomatoes

Well, I’m just going to launch right in! I’m very excited to start a blog to share my adventures in Portland, Maine – gardening, cooking, thrifting, writing, local history and whatever else comes up along the way. First up, a … Continue reading

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