Thursday Tidbits: Meals at Sea, On Land

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Alexandra Dimodica


Always dreamt of an adventure on the high seas and warm pie at the end of the day?
The Maine Windjammer J & E Riggin invites guests aboard for delicious getaways. Anne Mahle, the ship’s co-captain and beloved chef, also shares some of her favorite recipes on her blog.

Please try this at home!
Join Amy Cotler on June 27 for her Summer Feast Cooking Class in West Stockbridge, MA, to learn how to cook farm fresh food. And check out her recipes online. Yum.

Love fresh food?
Food and Wine with a Story blogger Rosie DeQuattro’s frittatas are for you. Ramp is involved here.

Seeing Purple: cooking . . . with lavender?
Learn how to cook with lavender at the Lavender Festival being held at Johnson Hill Farm in Buckland, MA, on June 27 & 28. It’s not just for potpourri or soap anymore.

Bottoms up
On June 27 visit Alfalfa Farm Winery from 1-5 in Topsfield, MA for a wine tasting. Enjoy this local product, unless you’re driving, of course!

Caffeine, Café, and Cycling
Coffee meets upscale bikes, and a café and cycling marriage begins at Ride.Studio.Cafe in Lexington Center. Hit the road with one of the store’s weekly rides and pop in for a cappuccino after.

CSA members: the lettuce is coming!
Cooking for the Week blogger shares a new use for lettuce – soup!

Hearty summer breakfast
A granola recipe from Ten Apple Farm, a homestead in Southern Maine.
Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food
While farm to table connections are typically of the local variety, the USDA Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food program promotes healthy eating nationwide.

Recipes from “the middle of nowhere”
Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, provides readers far and wide with a pineapple mango salsa recipe that can accompany nachos or even grilled chicken breasts after a few simple steps.

Tune-in to see fabulous farm living
Watch The Fabulous Beekman Boys, a new show featuring best-selling author, Josh Kilmer-Purcell, on Planet Green channel, Wednesdays at 9/8 c.  Keep an eye on the farm all week with this goat cam!