Slow Cooker Lumberjack Ground Beef Casserole

Slow cooker ground beef recipe

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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