Sandy Oliver

Sandy Oliver

Sandy Oliver, who lives on Islesboro, is a food historian and the author of Maine Home Cooking and Food in Colonial and Federal America.

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Stitch ’n’ Bliss

The women of Islesboro’s Sewing Circle (est. 1858) make everything from baby sweaters to iPhone cases — not to mention a strong community fabric.

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Home Cooking for the Holidays

In her new book, Sandra L. Oliver, food columnist for the Bangor Daily News, gathered recipes from readers across the state that are sure to inspire this holiday season.