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Chicken with Roasted Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce

What does this have to do with selling inns in Maine? NOTHING! But since I no longer own an inn and therefore don’t make the beautiful elaborate breakfasts I used to, I fulfill my passion for cooking by making dinner and sometimes blogging the recipes. So here is: Chicken with Roasted Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce …

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A blog post inspired by a few of my favorite foods: mushrooms, shallots and cheese…

This is a savory cheesecake. It’s more of a cheese dip, but holds together like a cheesecake. Talk about the perfect appetizer for cocktail hour? I needed to bring an appetizer to a dinner party – and decided to make this Mushroom and Caramelized Shallot Cheesecake with 4 cheeses and a touch of fresh baby …

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I get to play guest chef for a day…or a week!

Two months after my husband and I bought Kingsleigh Inn in 2004, we attended an innkeeping seminar and met the now innkeepers at Timbercliffe Cottage Bed and Breakfast in Camden, Maine. From the start we just hit it off with Dave and Karen (from Chicago) – they were looking to buy an inn, and we …

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What’s for dinner? Lobster is calling…

Just came back from Beal’s Lobster Pier…paid $6.17/lb for 1 1/2 pound lobsters…not bad, considering Filet Mignon is $16/lb, Strip steaks around $12/lb, Salmon usually $10/lb, and just plain chicken up to $5/lb…you get my point…We only bought four (well, quite often we’ll buy eight so we have leftovers for lobster bisque, lobster rolls, Lobster …

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Maine Buck Nuts?

How’s that for a company name? Biddeford, Maine locals opened their business last year and began selling frosted nuts (like pralines) for a dollar a bag, hence the name Buck Nuts! Maine is proud to offer so many locally made products and I’m proud to support such businesses.