State of Maine Cook Book

$14.95

ALL profits from the purchase of this Book are donated to local Maine communities & support organizations!

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ALL profits from the purchase of this Book are donated to local Maine communities & support organizations!


Jane Armstrong Tucker’s collection of recipes, some from her own family’s kitchen and others contributed by fellow “”democratic women”” of Maine, was published circa 1925. Wholesome New England recipes for chowders and fish dishes lead the way, with instructions for preparing sweets occupying fully half the book.

The cost of the book’s original publication was offset by paid advertisements placed by candidates for local office throughout the state, as well as ads for a handful of retailers, wholesalers, and products, including this for White House Coffee – “”All Democrats use it, and most Republicans, because it is the best.”” Castle Tucker, a Regency-style mansion built in 1807 by Judge Silas Lee in Wiscasset Maine, was purchased by Captain Richard Tucker in 1858. He and his wife raised five children in the home. The house and its contents were preserved by his daughter Jane, and later her niece. Today, Castle Tucker is a Historic New England property and is open to the public from June to October.

Community Land Trust

 

Serving Local Maine Communities 

 

Our Goal :

To start a nonprofit organization to hold land in perpetual trust for the permanent use of local Maine communities along the branches of the Dead River.

Our Mission :

To provide access to land, housing, education and other resources so people in Maine can grow food in environmentally sustainable ways, live comfortably with dignity and create community systems where locally produced foods, healthy lifestyles and affordable housing are available to all.

Sold by The Dead River

The Dead River Collective

Dedicated to supporting local Maine communities!

Our Community Donations

December Sales & Donation Totals

As a general rule we donate about 30% or more to organizations in Maine that help support local communities.

We currently donate general funds to the Natural Resources Council of Maine, the Good Shephard Food Bank (Feeding America) & other various local organizations.

West Forks, ME

West Forks, Maine

The West Forks in Maine is where the Dead River and the Kennebec River meet, and this intersection of two powerful rivers has created one of the best areas for whitewater rafting in the region. Situated along the Old Canada Road National Scenic Byway, The West Forks is also in the heart of Maine’s premiere snowmobiling country and provides easy access to Maine’s interconnected trail system (ITS), which has hundreds of miles of well-marked trails through the wilderness, perfect for wildlife watching and enjoying the gorgeous scenery.

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