The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Duck Egg Carbonara

text by Megan Bedford photographs by Justin Gove Of all the popular Italian dishes in America, spaghetti carbonara is among the most misunderstood. Practically synonymous with “pasta and cream sauce” here in the states, the traditional Roman recipe relies solely upon raw egg and grated cheese for its silky coating. Juicy cubes of smoky pancetta, […]


photograph by Brian Willson Editors note: When Brian suggested this photo for a new installment of his Maine Bird Report column here on The Maine, I wrote back that I had never heard of an ovenbird. Brian was good to respond with the following: This might be the first time you’ve heard OF an ovenbird, but […]

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