Category Archives: Appetizers

Scallop Season: Is it the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

It was the beaming faces of Facebook friends holding up gallon bags of the sweet morsels dropped off by fishermen friends that reminded me that it was that wonderful time of year, scallop season in Maine. We quickly started scouring the usual roadside spots for the beautiful treats. Searching for scallops is a bit of a hardship for […]

Harissa Rubbed Baby Back Ribs

Folks don’t seem to make a lot of ribs at home, maybe on the grill in the summer? Most common, I suspect, is BBQ style on the grill, and they are a great addition to a slow cooked Sunday gravy. These Harrisa Rubbed Baby Back Ribs are moist and flavorful and don’t need a grill — great for […]

A Haunting Coffee Roasted Beet Salad from Ravens Nest

“I was at your wonderful restaurant last weekend… I cannot get your Beet Salad out of my mind, it was so delicious! How do you coffee roast beets? Is that what makes the salad it so amazing?” – email from a diner at Ravens Nest. Rich and I spent this past summer in Winter Harbor  conceiving, […]