Features

JB Parkers’ Crab Stuffing For Mushroom Caps, Etc.

Updated 1 year ago

Ingredients:

Onion 4 oz
Celery 4 oz
Butter 8 oz
Ritz Crackers 1 lb
Mayonnaise 4 oz
Parmesan 4 oz
Parsley 2 tbsp
Crabmeat 8 oz

Dice onion and celery fine. Put in pan with butter, simmer over low heat until the butter is melted and the onions &amp: celery are translucent.

Read more on JB Parkers’ Crab Stuffing For Mushroom Caps, Etc….


JB Parkers’ Curried Cream of Butternut Squash Soup

Updated 1 year ago

Ingredients:

Vegetable Oil 1 oz
Onion 6 oz
Celery 6 oz
Carrot 6 oz
Butternut Squash 32 oz
Curry Powder 2 Tbsp
Salt TT
White Pepper TT
Cayenne Pepper TT
Chicken Stock 32 oz
Heavy Cream 8 oz
Honey 2 oz

Roughly chop the onion, celery and carrot. Roughly chop the butternut squash. Heat oil in sauce pan and saut onion, celery and carrot until onion is translucent. Add butternut squash and saut 2 minutes. Add curry powder and continue to saut for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Read more on JB Parkers’ Curried Cream of Butternut Squash Soup…


Maine Seafood Stuffing

Updated 1 year ago

Recipe submitted by Linda Hoglund. This recipe placed fourth in a national competition. Ingredients:1/2 cup chopped orange and yellow peppers1/2 cup chopped onion1/2 cup sliced celery1 clove of garlic, chopped3/4 cup melted butter1/4 cup cooking sherry or white wine substitute2 eggs1 cup bread crumbs1 cup crushed Ritz crackers1 cup Maine shrimp1 cup Maine crab legs1 lb. Maine scallopsDirections: In a hot frying pan, take about 4 tablespoons of the melted butter and add the peppers, celery, onions, and garlic. Let cook until about three quarters of the way done. Add the seafood and cook for 5 minutes. Add the sherry and cook for another five minutes. In a mixing bowl, add the bread crumbs and the Ritz crackers then take the contents of the frying pan and add to the bread crumb and cracker mixture. Add the rest of the butter and the 2 eggs. Stir gently but mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste. If it’s too dry, add more melted butter. If it’s too wet, add more Ritz crackers. You can put this stuffing on pork chops, fish, mushrooms, turkey or chicken, or even as a casserole. Bake in 350 oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown on top and heated through.

Read more on Maine Seafood Stuffing…


River Driver’s Pumpkin Torte Recipe

Updated 1 year ago

1 LARGE TORTE SERVES 6 -8

Ingredients:

Crust

1 1/2 cups crushed graham crackers

1/3 cup granulated white sugar

1/2 cup melted butter

Cream Cheese Mix

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

Read more on River Driver’s Pumpkin Torte Recipe…


Controlling Holiday Shopping Expenses

Updated 1 year ago

Have Realistic Expectations – You are probably not Warren Buffet, meaning you don’t have a giant budget for gifts. So be reasonable in your expectations and don’t put undue pressure on yourself. Just because people ask for new trucks or $300 games for the holidays doesn’t mean anything to your real-life budget. Don’t feel guilty for being prudent!

Read more on Controlling Holiday Shopping Expenses…


Finance is Fun

Updated 1 year ago

Ignoring Your gut!

College Savings before retirement-

Beneficiaries are not updated on your HUSBAND’S accounts

You leave Finances to your Husband

Marion R. Syversen, MBA – President

NorumbegaFinancial

207.862.2952

– Get involved in this vital issue. Learn more every year in a way that suits your learning style, seek out info online or at the library. there are many great articles and books out there. Get serious about your financial future, ladies! - Make sure that the appropriate names are on your husband’s life insurance and IRA/ 401(k) accounts. Don’t leave things to others when you have a very dear interest in this issue. NO! You must get your retirement fund under control and it must take precedence over the kids. Please, take care of your future. Who’s going to take care of YOU Is that the way you’d want your daughter to proceed – Sometimes we second guess ourselves too much. Go with your instinct. Trust yourself.

Read more on Finance is Fun…


River Driver’s Maine Maple Syrup and BBQ Sauce Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Scalloped Potatoes and Apple Cider Reduction

Updated 1 year ago

*** Serves 6-8 People ***

Ingredients:

3 whole peeled pork tenderloin

1 cup Maine maple syrup

cup BBQ sauce

1 tablespoon garlic, minced

1 tablespoon shallot, chopped fine

Pinch of salt

Read more on River Driver’s Maine Maple Syrup and BBQ Sauce Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Scalloped Potatoes and Apple Cider Reduction…


River Driver’s Maine Lobster Cakes with Asian Aioli

Updated 1 year ago

Serves 6-8 people

Lobster Cake Ingredients

1 lb.Maine lobster meat, chopped

cup ea of red, yellow, and orange pepper, small diced

1/3 cup, fine dice red onion

2 tablespoon minced garlic

Read more on River Driver’s Maine Lobster Cakes with Asian Aioli…


Cheap “Do it Yourself” for Your Home

Updated 1 year ago

It doesn’t have to cost a lot to really make somechanges. Here are some ideas from my upcoming book that won’t cost alot but that will make a big impact.

Paint-This is an inexpensive change that will radically transform a space forusually less than $50. Scientists have been studying the effect ofcolor on people for years and have found that culture plays a role indetermining individual’s feelings about color. For North Americans blueand green are calming and are used in bedrooms for their soothingaffect. Red and Orange are energetic colors with red stimulatingappetite. As light changes in your room – and in summer leaves are onthe trees and then those same trees are bare in winter – expect shadesof your chosen color to need tweaking. I tried to use the same shade ofbeige in bathrooms directly in line with each other, one upstairs andthen the downstairs room. A maple tree changed the light so much in thedownstairs room the color looked bad and I ended up using a totallydifferent color for the room.

Read more on Cheap “Do it Yourself” for Your Home…


Market Turmoil

Updated 1 year ago

Remember when your mother said,&quot:So would you jump off a bridgejust because everyone was doing it&quot: Don’t let emotions determine yournext steps. Here are some tips to help you survive the market turmoil:

Read more on Market Turmoil…


Updating Your Home

Updated 1 year ago

Detailed information on basic to upscale bathroom and kitchen remodeling projects, plus many more improvement project breakdowns are at http://costvalue.remodelingmagazine.com

Surfaces

Lighting

Cabinetry

No shoddy work-

Take a Class

Trade skills

Read more on Updating Your Home…


Muddy Rudder’s Apple Cobbler

Updated 1 year ago

Ingredients:

Topping:

22 oz. white cake flour

12 oz. quick oats

8 oz. brown sugar

2 tablespoons cinnamon

8 oz. melted butter

2 cups water

Filling:

1 tablespoon cinnamon

cup honey

Read more on Muddy Rudder’s Apple Cobbler…


Frank’s Bakery’s Gluten Free Whoopie Pies

Updated 1 year ago

Ingredients:

5 T unsalted butter, softened

15 oz. Danielle’s Decadent Chocolate Cake Mix

2 large eggs

1 cup low-fat buttermilk or low fat yogurt

Buttercream Frosting Ingredients:

1 pound confectioners sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons milk

Read more on Frank’s Bakery’s Gluten Free Whoopie Pies…


Sea Dog’s Chocolate Stout Cheesecake

Updated 1 year ago

Chocolate Cheesecake Ingredients:

1 lbs. cream cheese, cubed

3 eggs

1 cups sugar

cup heavy cream

1 T vanilla extract

2 oz. cocoa powder

8 oz. ground chocolate crme cookies

3 oz. melted butter

Read more on Sea Dog’s Chocolate Stout Cheesecake…


Crazy Dave’s Pulled Pork

Updated 1 year ago

Pork Butt Dry Rub Ingredients:

2 cups brown sugar

1 cup salt and pepper mix (ratio 2 to 1 salt to pepper)

1 cup granulated garlic

1 cup light or dark chili powder

Read more on Crazy Dave’s Pulled Pork…


Crazy Dave’s BBQ Ribs

Updated 1 year ago

Rib Dry Rub Ingredients:

2 cups brown sugar

1 cup salt and pepper mix (ratio 2 to 1 salt to pepper)

1 cup granulated garlic

1 cup light or dark chili powder

Read more on Crazy Dave’s BBQ Ribs…


Crazy Dave’s Beef Brisket

Updated 1 year ago

Crazy Dave’s Components for a Good Barbeque

Quality meats, poultry, or fish

Preparation of the selected item such as dry rubs having the right amounts of herbs and spices, adequate marinate time of 8-12 hours or overnight

Read more on Crazy Dave’s Beef Brisket…


Fairmont Algonquin’s New Brunswick Blueberry and White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Maple Cream Sauce

Updated 1 year ago

Maple Cream Sauce:

cup pure maple syrup 125 mL

cup packed brown sugar 50 mL

1 cup 35 % whipping Cream 250 mL

1 tablespoon butter, at room temperature 15 mL

Read more on Fairmont Algonquin’s New Brunswick Blueberry and White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Maple Cream Sauce…


Fairmont Algonquin’s Pan Seared Atlantic Halibut Fillet with Northern New Brunswick Snow Crab, Roasted Corn and New Potato Salad

Updated 1 year ago

For the Halibut

Ingredients:

4 6oz Halibut Fillets

1 tbsp Olive Oil

1 tbsp whole butter

Sea Salt, Fresh Cracked Pepper

In a non-stick pan heat to medium then add olive oil and butter. Season Halibut with sea salt and pepper. Place the non skin side down in the pan. Cook for 3-5 minutes and turn over and repeat on skin side.

Read more on Fairmont Algonquin’s Pan Seared Atlantic Halibut Fillet with Northern New Brunswick Snow Crab, Roasted Corn and New Potato Salad…


Fairmont Algonquin’s Duck Breast and Goat Cheese

Updated 1 year ago

Ingredients:

1 Duck Breast from Le Ferme Diament

1 lb Grams Goat Cheese from Le Bergerie aux Quatre Vents

2 eggs

1cup Flour

1cup Panko

1 table spoon chopped fresh Parsley

Read more on Fairmont Algonquin’s Duck Breast and Goat Cheese…


MENU