December 2017

Peaks Island

Peaks Season

For the 900 or so year-round residents of Peaks Island, winter is a time to embrace the quiet, the cold, and the community.

Norway snowshoe races

What’s in a Picture

The town of Norway’s snowshoe biz caught on in the late 1800s, when craftsmen like Mellie Dunham and H.H. Hosmer set up small concerns.

Hardshore_Distilling_Company

Swig of the Month

For a winter belly warmer, Hardshore barkeep Travis Gauvin makes what he calls the Pear Necessities.

Musette - Maine scallops with butternut puree, orange reduction, fennel, arugula, and crispy sage.

Musette

“I wanted to transition into cooking food that isn’t fussy, and to create an environment for my team that centers around enjoyment, rather than feeling like punishment.” — Chef Jonathan Cartwright. Read more from our visit.