School of Food and Agriculture

Camire talks with Food Dive about the nutritional benefits of pumpkin seeds

Mary Ellen Camire, a professor of food science and human nutrition in the School of Food and Agriculture at the University of Maine, spoke with Food Dive about the nutritional value of pumpkin seeds. Camire noted the seeds are good sources of fiber and magnesium. “Those are both nutrients that people need, especially if they have got Type […]

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Dumas talks with BDN about substitutes for vanilla extract

Rob Dumas, University of Maine food science innovation coordinator, spoke with the Bangor Daily News about cooking substitutes for vanilla extract. Dumas recommends almond extract, but notes that it may change the flavor. “Bourbon or rum would likely be the closest in terms of replacing the flavor of vanilla,” Dumas said.

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