Keywords: Salted Cod
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.
Dried on fish stages and salted, cod kept for many months and was easy to transport. Space for fish stages and wood to build them were needed and…
… groups to catch mackerel, pollack, flounder, cod and haddock along the coast. During winter months these same men often outfitted their boats for…
… Swan’s Island were bountiful with flounder, cod, halibut, haddock, and herring. The work force of Swan’s Islanders from the early homesteading days…