Category Archives: Food and Drink

October Food Festivals are Near Kennebunkport, Maine!

October is Maine Lobster Month: Maine lobster (is any other kind half as good?) is the starring item on menus at sophisticated restaurants throughout the state, as well as at rough-hewn shanties with picnic tables set along the coast. To many people, it just isn’t summer without a trip to a lobster shack and a […]

Do You Remember Bev’s Zucchini Bread Being Served at Captain Lord Mansion Breakfasts?

  Here is another of Bev's original recipes from the days when she prepared breakfast for the guests at the Captain Lord Mansion each morning.  We used to keep a garden beside the "Carriage House"; it is now part of our parking lot/driveway.  Bev grew lots of zucchini and developed this recipe in order that […]

Do You Remember Bev’s Delicious Home-Made Muffins being served at The Captain Lord Mansion?

Bev wants you to have this  Recipe from the Past!   This fall we shall be sharing some old-time Mansion recipes in our blog.  We hope you enjoy making them and remembering the "good old days"!       Captain Lord Mansion Oat & Jam Muffins Oven Temp: 350 Baking Time: 15 minutes 12 greased muffin […]

When Is Maine Restaurant Week?

Maine Restaurant Week is Monday, March 1 through Wednesday, March 10  This is the second year for the statewide event, offering all of us an affordable and fun reason to explore new restaurants and visit old favorites during March, traditionally one of the quietest months of the year for Maine restaurants. Participating restaurants will once […]

Who Is The Maine Lobster Chef of The Year?

            The audience at Portland's Harvest on The Harbor crowns Chef Mackenzie Arrington, Maine Lobster Chef of the Year. Harvest on the Harbor, presented by the Greater Portland Convention & Visitors Bureau, brings nationally recognized chefs using Maine products and blends them with our own award winning local chefs in […]

When Can You Experience the Flavors of Maine at Harvest on the Harbor?

Whether you are a full-fledged “foodie” or an emerging gourmand, you are sure to find more than one event to whet your appetite at Harvest on the Harbor. This Portland Maine event is something for everyone – from a food and wine tasting reception, to seminars and cooking demonstrations, to a marketplace with all things food […]