#RecipeUpTop:4 slices bacon2 cans corn (or fresh equivalent, in season)1 red bell pepper1 small yellow onion3 celery stalks4 large Maine potatoes1 quart chicken stock (optional)Whole Milk (to taste)Salt and Pepper (to taste) Method: In the bottom of a large dutch oven or sauce pot, render the bacon on low heat until crispy. Remove, and setContinue reading “Maine Potato Chowder”
Monthly Archives: February 2020
The Vagaries of Old Maine Deeds
In the last ten years, a maelstrom of improbable events dictated that I buy and sell three different houses. Two were in South Florida, and the third is our current home in Maine. While South Florida has its own (exceedingly plentiful) real estate issues, the property descriptions and deeds are at least relatively straightforward. ParcelsContinue reading “The Vagaries of Old Maine Deeds”
10 Chickens? What’s that all about?
Well, there’s a story. The wife and I knew something needed to change, and a plan had started to form. We were going to pull the rip-cord on our lives and vanish into the pine scrub of rural Maine, and as the initial groundwork for our escape, we had started implementing new practices that we’dContinue reading “10 Chickens? What’s that all about?”