Keywords: Cooking shows
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF
Date: circa 1916
Media: Photographic print
Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.
As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.
Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.
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Online Items Ab Robbins shows-off his "Catch of the Day", Strong, ca. 1922 Item 62865 infoStrong Historical Society Alburn C.
… later known as the Veazie House, was where "Clara cooked her fist meal" and was the birthplace of their first child, Ada.
He died on August 16, 1866. Nathaniel Cook was born on May 15, 1816 in Weld. He is the son of Nathan Cook and Dorcas Allan.
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by Randy Randall
Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.
by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman