QR’s, Bean Dip and Forward Progress

This is my last Stop Thinking and Cook blog post with the BDN. My experience with the BDN has been fabulous, met some great people (thank you, Pat L.!) and had a lot of fun but, a good blogger posts regularly and … Continue reading

Mint Chocolate Bourbon Balls

  Nothing says “holiday party” like a cookie that goes just as well with cocktails as it does tea. Also, this mint chocolate bourbon ball requires very few parts and is easy to assemble, with the right tools…honest! Another bonus … Continue reading

The Harvest Festival Recipes: Foodies on Foot

I had a great time at the Harvest Festival in Bangor this weekend. Aislinn, brought her gear and insights about hiking using her One-Minute Hikes experiences and I added some food tips from my Foodie on Foot series. We had … Continue reading

Spicy Molasses Mustard Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Serve hot or cold. Chicken drumsticks, basted in a molasses mustard and red pepper jelly (you decide the heat) glaze, rolled in panko crumbs and baked, is a flavorful way to enjoy a favorite picnic food that is also great … Continue reading

Oat Cookies with Cranberries, Pumpkin Seeds and Flax Seeds

Thick cut oats, cranberries, flax seeds and pumpkin seeds make a crunchy yet chewy lace-like cookie. Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed light brown sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla … Continue reading

Baguette Sandwich of Peppered Bacon, Goat Cheese and Gorgonzola Spread with Apple, Pepper Jelly and Pecans

Baguette Sandwich of Peppered Bacon, Goat Cheese and Gorgonzola Spread with Apple, Pepper Jelly and Pecans Split a baguette lengthwise, remove a little bread and stuff with a peppery bacon and a cheese mixture that is spiced up with apple, … Continue reading

Foodies on Foot: The Harvest Festival

The Harvest Festival on November 10th and 11th at the Bangor Auditorium and Civic Center is a celebration of the farms, foods and local products of Maine. For me,  to enjoy all that is Maine means to be outside in … Continue reading