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Historical Items

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Item 101669

Tomato ketchup recipe, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 101714

Washington pie recipe, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 74766

ElectriKitchen recipes, 1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1954 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

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.

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Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

Site Pages

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Pejepscot Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Historic Hallowell - Wood Ashes or Gold Dust?

The soap making recipe uses fat or oils and an essential ingredient scarce in nearly treeless Europe - wood ashes.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 3 of 3

… homes, sharing life experiences, exchanging recipes, discussing current events, contributing to the community, and enjoying the company of their…

My Maine Stories

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Mincemeat Recipe
by Marian Fowler

A recipe for mincemeat, along with the recipe's history.

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The best lobster roll in Maine!
by Debbie Gagnon

The history of Red's Eats and the recipe for our famous Lobster Rolls

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Kim's famous homemade potato donuts
by Kim Smith

Sharing my potato donut memories and recipe