There’s no denying it, Bernie Gendron is a giver. The chef and owner of Island Jerk on Newcastle Street in Brunswick is always ready to open her heart … or her recipe book to share with others.
Case in point, on an early Tuesday morning, she received a call from a patron about where to find some of her key jerk spices. Gendron surrendered her secrets without hesitation.
“I’m an open book,” she says with a shrug.
Of course, recreating the flavors she cooks up at her restaurant is no easy task. The process is not only labor intensive, but