Posts Tagged ‘ Summer ’

[August] Watermelons

Aug 1st, 2013 | By
[August] Watermelons

After the recent heat wave that swept across New England, watermelons seem like a miracle food. Few other snacks back the same amount of flavor and hydration into every bite, making them the perfect thing to help you cool down on a hot summer’s day. Watermelons are 92% water, which explains the name and one
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Summer is here! And, the new issue, too!

Jun 20th, 2013 | By
Summer is here! And, the new issue, too!

Summer has finally, most definitely arrived here in New England. After the cold, snowy winter that we had, we welcome the longer days of warm sunshine. It feels great to just be outside, exploring all the fantastic things our region has to offer. It’s no wonder why tourists have been coming to New England for
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[June] Summer Travels

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By
[June] Summer Travels

Finally, it’s summer in New England, and the living is certainly easy. We’ve all survived a trying winter that seemed like it would never end. And we got so much snow! But it’s over now, and we New Englanders know how to put it all behind us and appreciate the great days coming to us
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July is National Ice Cream Month!

Jul 1st, 2012 | By
July is National Ice Cream Month!

July is National Ice Cream Month, and perhaps no other food captures the flavor of summer better than this cool treat. Savoring those creamy licks is the essence of sun-splashed days and fun in the sun. Americans consume more than 6 billion gallons of ice cream each year, whether piled three scoops high in a
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Spanish Sizzlers

Jun 18th, 2012 | By
Spanish Sizzlers

I recently bought a new car for the first time in many years and was amazed at all the technological developments. It took me back to the early ’60s and thoughts of my ’49 Mercury coupe. That automobile, like its owner at the time, was loud, unstable, and thirsty. (I sometimes imagine taking my present
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The Summer issue is here!

May 21st, 2012 | By
The Summer issue is here!

Quick . . . when we say “summer food in New England”, what pops into your head? Lobster and the freshest possible shellfish eaten at a seaside shack? Throwing whatever you can think of on the grill at backyard barbeques? Unabashedly eating ice cream at a picnic table? We get that. After being cooped up
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Summer Salads: The New Classics

Jul 1st, 2011 | By
Summer Salads: The New Classics

When we think of picnics, barbeques, and summer, often the main course takes center stage. Classic sides are a seasonal treat, but traditional side dishes like cole slaw, pasta, and potato salads, are usually not only high in fat and calories, but mayonnaise based salads don’t tolerate heat well—a problem if they will be sitting
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[July] Lobster

Jul 1st, 2011 | By
[July] Lobster

Lobster Lover When you live in Maine, earwig bugs aren’t the only things that crawl out of the woodwork in summer. Everyone I’ve ever known comes to visit—from Great Aunt Edna’s cousin Alan, to the guy who called me “Lisa Pizza” in kindergarten. People I love. People I like. People I never really liked. People
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Contributors Q & A

Jun 1st, 2011 | By

In the Summer print issue, we asked our contributors to share their favorite dish or beverage to bring to a summer picnic or barbeque. Here are some of their responses: “I love to bring my homemade guacamole and blue corn tortilla chips to summer gatherings. It has a nice little zing to it and reminds
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