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Mardi Gras

Happy Mardi Gras!  Try Nora's Gumbo recipe. Sorry no Okra I can't seem to find it in Maine.

Chicken, Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo

4 servings

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs cubed

1 lb andouille sausage sliced in ½ inch rounds

1lb. shrimp

½ cup olive oil

½ cup flour

1 red pepper chopped

Winter Fashion Hats

It has been a cold, snowy winter in Maine. As our mothers always told us, we wear our hats to keep as warm and of course always in fashion.

Nora's white headband.

Winter Accessories 

Winter Stews to Keep You Warm

Nora's Curry Chicken and Cashews 

1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter

1 medium onions, finely chopped (2 cups)

2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger

3 tablespoons curry powder

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon cayenne


Maine has had its share of snow this year.  The crisp snow and the trees create beautiful shadows in the woods on a sunny day. The days are getting longer so spring is on its way, but before it is here enjoy the snowflakes!

Snowflakes are a wonder. Each is an individual crystal just like gemstones. Here are a few links about snowflakes. 

Here are photos of snow crystals.


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