Recipes

Frozen Strawberry Sandwiches

Mainely Dish: Frozen Strawberry Sandwiches

It’s berry season in Maine and strawberries are plentiful, juicy, and delicious! This is one of my favorite snack recipes to make, especially during the summer. This is a great recipe to have kids help with because it’s an easy three ingredient frozen treat that only takes minutes to make and can have endless flavor […]

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Whole and cut strawberries on a wooden cutting board

Get Ready for Strawberry Season!

To say that I am excited for strawberry picking season is an understatement. I’ve missed out on Maine’s pick-your-own (PYO) strawberry season for the past two years and I can’t wait to get to the fields! If you’re wondering where to find local pick-your-own berries, check out the RealMaine.com website to find a listing of […]

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Kale chips in a white bowl

Mainely Dish: Kale Chips

To be honest, kale is not a food I typically purchase during my weekly food shopping trip. I don’t often purchase kale because I am intimidated by the volume I have to purchase at the grocery store, and then I wonder how I would use it. My advice is to have a recipe or two […]

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New Maine Potato Salad with fork

Mainely Dish: New Maine Potato Salad

“How important it is for us to recognize our heroes and she-roes.” – Maya Angelou Today we celebrate Memorial day, honoring those that have served our country. During this day of remembrance, communities come together, attending parades, visiting memorials, and enjoying cookouts. The Mainely Dish New Maine Potato Salad is a classic side dish to […]

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brunching burrito on a blue plate

Mainely Dish: Brunching Burritos

Preparing burritos has never felt so easy! The Mainely Dish Brunching Burritos recipe will only take about 10 minutes to make, but will keep you full until your next meal. Did you know that there are health benefits to eating in the morning? Not only does your energy increase, but eating breakfast can also improve […]

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massaged kale salad in a wooden salad bowl

National Salad Month!

Did you know that May is National Salad Month? For most of my life I avoided eating salads, because I thought they were boring and lacked flavor. The idea of eating tomatoes and lettuce with dressing on top was the last thing I ever considered eating. This all changed when I went to a salad […]

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Banana Oatmeal Bread with knife on the side

Mainely Dish: Banana Oatmeal Bread

One of the wonderful things about banana bread is how timeless it is; a staple quick bread that can bring together all generations. Banana bread was actually popularized in the United States in the 1930’s in response to the Great Depression. This economical recipe still lives on today, now with many banana bread recipes incorporating […]

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Mainely Dish: Peanut Butter Balls

Looking for a fun, kid-friendly snack? These peanut butter balls are the perfect way to introduce children to cooking and food safety. With only four ingredients (peanut butter, honey, cereal, and non-fat dry milk powder), this filling snack will be sure to satisfy all ages. Allergic to peanuts? No need to worry, any nut or […]

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Mainely Dish: Carrot Pie

Happy International Carrot Day! Do you know all of the benefits of adding this vegetable to your meals? This root vegetable is an excellent source of potassium, antioxidants, and vitamin A, and contains fiber. There are even different antioxidants based on the color of the carrots you eat, so why not mix it up? Carrots […]

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three different electric pressure cookers are show side-by-side on a kitchen counter

Tips for Cooking With Electric Pressure Cookers

Often known by the brand name (Instant Pot being a popular one), electric pressure cookers are beloved by home cooks for their ability to cook food quickly through a combination of high pressure and heat. I’ve made beef stew, hard boiled eggs, pulled pork, butternut squash, and even yogurt in a fraction of the time […]

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