Avocado and Lobster Cakes

In Food Recipes By Lisë Stern / July 2014

A roasted tomato sauce and chive-laced sour cream are the perfect accompaniment to these rich lobster cakes.

Cranberry Butterfly

In Drink Recipes By Cathy Walthers / July 2014

Flag Hill’s Karner Blue Gin, named for the endangered state Karner Blue Butterfly, has piney and nutty characteristics from juniper berries, along with subtle flavors from summer savory, orris root, cubab berries, and five other botanticals.

Korean BBQ Beef Tacos

In Food Recipes By Lisë Stern / June 2014

This East-meets-West dish applies the seasonings of Korean cuisine—tamari, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger—to Mexican tacos, plus a hint of beer. Serve with rice and kimchi on the side.

Spring Fling

In Drink Recipes By Sara Beth Nelson / June 2014

Congratulations to Thirsty Moose Tap House for taking home first prize with their cocktail, the crisp and refreshing Spring Fling.

Red Hots

In Food Recipes By Lisë Stern / May 2014

The authors developed this sweet and spicy condiment for those who like their burgers hot, and it’s a staple at their backyard grilling parties.

Mi Cariño

In Drink Recipes By Catherine Walthers / April 2014

 Adapted from Maine Mead Works.

Curried Scallops Over Orzo

In Food Recipes By Lisë Stern / March 2014

Butternut squash puree, seasoned with saffron, works as a sauce in this dish, nicely complementing the curry on the scallops. You may have extra sauce; store in an airtight container in the fridge. Fresh mint adds a bright note.