Le Creuset Sale! October 9

If you’ve had your eye on some Le Creuset pieces, you’re in luck! During Bath’s Autumnfest on Saturday, October 9, 2021 all Le Creuset pieces will be on sale (at least 20% off and more on some items!). Save the date for a fun day of fall activities...

Shrimp Ceviche with Solsa Hot Sauce

  From Alex Obregon of Solsa Hot Sauce This recipe comes to us from the maker of the wonderful Solsa Hot Sauce, made in Newcastle, Maine. It’s made with local organic vegetables – carrots, onions,and Scotch bonnet peppers, so the flavors are fresh and...

Amaretti and Coffee

This recipe comes from our colleague Karin. (Watch our video to hear the fun story about how she got the recipe!) These sweet little cookies are a delightful addition to a midmorning espresso, an afternoon tea, or with ice cream for dessert! They’re surprisingly...

Best Black Bean Burgers & 40-Minute Burger Buns

From Sally’s Baking Addiction From one of our favorite blogs comes this really easy, super delicious veggie burger. Even if you’re not a vegetarian or vegan, this is a really satisfying burger if you’re heading toward a more plant-based diet. Eat it like a burger,...

Homemade Caesar Salad

  Betsy Fear as our guest chef for this week’s demo, and in her family, Caesar Salad is always made and then served in a big beautiful wooden bowl. It’s a beloved side dish, but not many people know how easy it is to make from scratch. It’s so...

Summer Pickles

  We’re getting into peak garden season and although we’re eating as fast as we can pick the fresh vegetables there’s bound to be some we need to preserve for future enjoyment. That’s where this easy summer pickle recipe comes in! Jenn...

Summer Fruit Trifle

Summer Trifle Trifles make beautiful presentations when you serve them at the table. They are wonderful any time of year, and can use fresh fruit or jam, nuts, homemade or boxed pudding, and homemade or canned whipped cream. Add some booze for the adults, or keep it...

Five Seasons Chicken

This recipe is excerpted from Chris Toy’s cookbook, Stir-Fry Cookbook for Beginners, page 56. Book is currently available at Now You’re Cooking. Chris will be in the demo kitchen at Now You’re Cooking making this recipe on July 15 at 5pm on Facebook...

Lobster Thermidor with Embark Maine Tours

Lobster Thermidor There are lots of ways to eat lobster other than steamed and cracked at the table. Some are even a lot less messy – at least for your guests. This recipe comes to us from Heather’s great grandmother, Nana Martha, typed up on an old, yellowed...

Yellowtail Flounder à la meunière

The Yellowtail Flounder (Limanda ferruginea) is delicious but small – each fillet weighs but a few ounces. Why not cook this little flatfish like a sole? In case you’re wondering, Yellowtail flounder live along the Atlantic coast of North America from...

Panzanella

Panzanella is a traditional Tuscan summer salad that lends itself to all sorts of variations. It’s tomato-based, usually with red onion, and always with stale bread or croutons. The bread soaks up the juices from the tomatoes as well as the dressing. If the croutons...

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Traditional Strawberry Shortcake is a summer staple here in Maine. Especially in late June, when you can hit the berry farms and pick your own ripe strawberries, warmed by the sun and bursting with flavor. Head home and throw together a...

Dutch Baby with Blueberries and Lemon Curd

  Here’s a quick and easy treat for a last-minute dessert, a brunchy breakfast item, or afternoon tea. We’re topping ours with Stonewall Kitchen’s Lemon Curd, but there are lots of recipes for homemade lemon curd as well (scroll down to see Amy’s Amazing...

Currant Cheesecake with Mike

      Not quite Basque, not quite American, the cheesecake Mike will be making for this week’s demo is in a category all its own. The original recipe calls for currants but you could use chocolate chips if that’s more your style, or neither...

Maine Margarita with Vena’s Fizz House

Cheers to summer cocktails and mocktails! We recently invited co-owner of Vena’s Fizz House & Bitterest Man in the World, Steve Corman, into our demo kitchen to show us how to make some of his favorite cocktails using Vena’s Spirit Sippers. Vena’s...

Shrimp with Corn and Chorizo

  Shrimp with Corn and Chorizo This is a lightly spicy Mexican-inspired dish, great for cold winter nights or hot summer dinners. We use a spicy chorizo that’s not too hot for most palates—but you can add some jalapeno or chipotle if you want more fire. Serve...

Riz Gras aux Légumes

Twin sisters Rachel and Jeanne came to Maine from Burkina Faso in West Africa and have lived in Bath for a little over two years. As children, they loved following their mother around the kitchen, so starting at a young age, she taught them to cook. Here in Maine,...

Summer Garden Pesto

  Summer Garden Pesto When gardens are overflowing with produce, we need ideas for using them up. Pesto is a versatile sauce that is easy to freeze for later use. Make now, use later. Traditionally it’s made with basil, but you can substitute any flavorful green...