Chebeague Island Journal
A Missing Staple Puts Many a Maine Chowder Recipe in Jeopardy
By KATIE ZEZIMA
CHEBEAGUE ISLAND, Me. — Few pantry items can inflame an entire island, let alone a region. But not many snack foods have a history and following like that of the Crown Pilot cracker.
A white rectangular biscuit that lies somewhere between an unsalted saltine and hardtack, the Crown Pilot has long been a staple in New England homes. Full Story