Thursday, May 23, 2013
Portland-based Cajun spice maker Crazy Dick's is serving up a spicy new organic offering just in time for the winter holidays.
Crazy Dick's Hot and Smokey Cajun Trail Mixes feature organic raisins, peanuts, cashews and sunflower seeds dusted with either Hot Cajun Seasoning or Smokey Cajun Seasoning. The organic spice blends are mixed in small batches and contain no salt, MSG, preservatives or anti-caking agents.
Packed in glass canning jars, the trail mixes come in .6 pound and 1.5 pound sizes and sell for $8 and $15, respectively.Tweet
Meredith Goad has harvested oysters on the Chesapeake Bay, eaten reindeer in Finland and sipped hot chai in the Himalayas. She writes the weekly Soup to Nuts column and enjoys a good cocktail.
Susan Axelrod's food writing career began in the kitchen; she owned a restaurant and catering business before turning to journalism more than a decade ago. To relax, she bakes, gardens and hikes with her husband and their two dogs. A newcomer to Portland, she is an online content producer for the Press Herald.
Susan can be contacted at 791-6310 or saxelrod [at] pressherald.com.
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Wendy Almeida and her family have a smattering of livestock and a summer garden. After 10 years of her kids being involved in 4-H, she's finally accepted the term "hobby farm" to describe her family's work at sustainable living. These days her morning starts with milking a goat before heading into the office for her day job as an assistant editor for features.
Wendy can be contacted at wea [at] mainetoday.com or on Twitter @wea1021.