It’s a Wicked Good Wednesday here in Maine!


Time for Wicked Good Wednesday! Last week we had some  "wicked good" posts linked up.  I choose the favorites by categorizing the posts into 5 groups - Recipes, DIY, Crafts, Gardening, and Inspiration.  After I separate them into the 5 groups I take note of the "likes" and then the "click throughs" to determine the most popular post in each category for the week.  That's how I … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Lumberjack Ground Beef Casserole

Slow cooker ground beef recipe

This recipe in the top 50 at for the month of September 2015!!!!!!!!!! An Old Maine Logging Camp Favorite Adapted for the Slow Cooker! This old logging camp favorite has been adapted for cooking in today's slow cooker. Here in the Northwoods, the logging camps were famous for the hearty meals that they served their work crews in the old days.  Back … [Read more...]

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake Cookie Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies - The Portable Alternative! This past weekend ended up a total bust! What had been planned as a Memorial Day picnic at the lakeside turned into a cold rainy weekend in the house.  Thank goodness we have a very large front porch (10' x 30') that accommodates a large picnic table and gas grill so we could keep the menu that had been planned.  And it … [Read more...]

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 on a "back to school" shopping trip, which meant a trip into Boston where we would go to the big department stores like Filenes and Jordan Marsh. Jordan's had an in-store restaurant and we would stop in there for lunch. Every year I would have the same thing to eat - chicken croquettes and Delmonico … [Read more...]

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 north of the Medway, Maine exit.  It's a lovely spot to picnic as the state has set up a number of picnic tables and has a nice paved parking … [Read more...]