Dooryard

Soup in bowl

Sorrel So Real

The first greens of a Maine spring make a soup that’s bright, rich, and perfect for still-cool evenings. Just ask Martha Stewart.

Shepherd's Pie

Winter Comfort

Cottage pie or shepherd’s pie is great winter comfort food, particularly if you’ve spent the day working outdoors and need respite from the elements. Try Annemarie Ahearn’s recipe.

Farm House

Futuristic Farm House

A classic Maine aesthetic meets efficient construction techniques and net-zero energy consumption in this gracious home, available as a building package from BrightBuilt Home.

My Maine

Ida and Her Island

As a kid, I was afraid of Ida. And small wonder: stout and tall, with big hands and a severe face, she was every inch the forbidding Yankee spinster. My idea of Ida shifted slightly one summer morning when I was about 10 years old.

Night Sky

Room With a View

I need, and refuse to own, a navigational system with a robotic voice saying turn left here, go 200 yards, bear right, etc., etc. I am under the stars, benighted in the shallows, churning up mud, with time and tide running out.