Food Finds

Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice

In Food Finds By Jessica Sacco / December 2016

A glass of wine often isn’t complete without some type of accompaniment, and for those looking for an easy pairing of beverage and food, Wine Sticks are your new best friend.

A Taste of France

In Food Finds By Jessica Sacco / September 2016

If you have yet to try a Kouign Amann, you should probably put it at the top of your to-buy list, as it’s likely to become your go-to guilty pleasure.

Rubbing the Right Way

In Food Finds By Sara Beth Nelson / June 2016

With names like Dip Me Daddy-O and HubbaRubba, you know these are not your everyday spice rubs, but maybe they should be.

Good Jammin’

In Food Finds By Sara Beth Nelson / December 2015

It’s hard to taste Kim Otwell’s gourmet jellies and jams and believe she did not start with the heart of a chef. 

Frozen Greatness

In Food Finds By Stephanie Deihl / August 2015

My sister introduced me to Gelato Fiasco. Now we both keep our freezers stocked with several flavors at all times. It’s worth the steep price. This gelato is incredible.

Kimchi in Kittery

In Food Finds By Stephanie Deihl / April 2015

“Sour. Spicy. Stinky. Delicious.” That’s how Julian Armstrong and Gary Kim, of Son-Mat Foods and Anju Noodle Bar in Kittery, describe their signature Spicy Napa Cabbage Kimchi. Launched in early 2013, Son-Mat Foods now produces about 200 pounds per week of the hot Korean-style fermented cabbage condiment.

In a Pickle

In Food Finds By Stephanie Deihl / August 2014

There’s nothing more refreshing than a crunchy sour dill pickle at a summer cookout, and Maine Homestead Farm produces some of the best around. Owner Krista Gagne started making them in 2011 after her grandparents dropped off a paper bag full of cucumbers. That day, she made a batch of Bread and Butter Pickles, a crinkle cut cuke, tangy and satisfyingly sweet but not cloying. Family and friends loved them, and she soon had to quit her day job to keep up with demand.