Purpleberry Pie

Purpleberry Pie – A pie with a purpose. $15 from every 11 inch pie is donated to Alzheimer’s Charities. Servers 8 or more hungry people What is Purpleberry? An outstanding blueberry pie with an Almond Crumble topping. Mike Hartt and I met at Dysart’s in 1970.  He was a cute Hermon High School senior working […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Have you tried the Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread at Dysarts?  Well you should!  When it is baking in our Coldbrook Road bakery the air is filled with the smell of a combination of spices and pumpkin.   The bread is so delicious each bite entices you to another.  I will hide it from myself in […]

Gosselin’s Doughnuts

For decades, Gosselin’s bakery has delighted Bangor area doughnut lovers.   Local favorite Gosselin’s Bakery will reopen on May 18th.  making deliveries to Dysart’s Travel Stops the same way they have for years.  Dysart’s will be giving a doughnut with every coffee purchased.  (99 cents) for the week of May 18 to May 22. Dysart’s […]

Perfect Gift for Mom

What makes you think of spring more than strawberry rhubarb pie? What will make the Mom in your life happier than a pie? This pie is a wonderful combination of sweet strawberries combined with tart rhubarb in a buttery flaky crust. At Dysart’s it’s a tradition to start serving strawberry rhubarb every year for Mother’s […]

Yankee Pot Roast, Making it National

Esquire Magazine – September 2012 “Yankee pot roast for downstaters, lobster rolls for the tourists, and eggs how you like ’em all day. Save room for pie.” This was our second time to be in Esquire. ’67 THINGS WORTH A DETOUR’ JULY 2002 – Esquire “Dysart’s Truck Stop, Just south of Bangor, Maine. Breakfast anytime, […]

Making Dysart’s Breads at Home

(Recipe From Cooking with Dysart’s) Since 1967, Dysart’s has been serving our legendary Maine food – all in hearty portions served with bread and rolls, made from scratch. If you are missing our breads during the pandemic, we hope you’ll have fun making your own. Nothing tastes as good as a just-baked loaf of bread;  Dysart’s […]