Lemon Rice Croquettes -The French Way to Use Leftovers!

lemon rice croquette recipe

I have loved croquettes since I was a child.  Each fall my mother would take us “back to school” shopping, which meant a trip into Boston where we would go to the big department stores like Filenes and Jordan Marsh. … Continue reading

Friday Fences – Mount Katahdin and Salmon Stream Lake

Mount Katahdin - Baxter State Park, Maine

Maine’s Majestic Mount Katahdin Majestic Mount Katahdin and the mountains of Baxter State Park, the “Forever Wild” gift of Governor Percival Baxter to the State of Maine can be viewed from this scenic turnout on I-95 North a few miles … Continue reading

Creamy Tomato Bisque

Creamy Tomato Bisque ….variation on a childhood favorite!   Creamy Tomato Bisque was on the menu last night at the Thompson house! When I was a kid, Campbell’s Tomato Soup was my favorite. I would have eaten my favorite combo … Continue reading

Fiddleheads and Spring –it’s a Northwoods tradition!

Fiddleheads just harvested

Fiddleheads hunting…in search of the elusive but delicious fern! Fiddleheads are one of the joys of spring here in the North Maine Woods. There is a short window of time in the spring when you can find fiddleheads that are … Continue reading