Food & Recipes


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Call for entries to Folklife Center’s “Love Chocolate, Stories” event

The Vermont Folklife Center announces the seconnd annual Love Chocolate, Love Stories Event, which will take place at our headquarters at 88 Main Street in Middlebury on Friday, Feb. 13.

Garden grants available

The Vermont Department of Health and Vermont Community Garden Network are offering grants for small businesses to establish workplace food gardens.

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Treasures of Fire and Ice: Middlebury restaurant has one-of-a-kind Americana collection

Paris Rinder Goddard, one of the owners of Middlebury’s popular Fire & Ice Restaurant, enjoys pointing out the establishment’s many eclectic treasures to guests.

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Miss American Pie: Cornwall author to discuss good, old-fashioned pies

Anne Haynie Collins, author of the new book "Vintage Pies: Classic American Pies for Today’s Home Baker," will serve up an oral and gustatory tour of pies dating back to the 17th century on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. at the Cornwall Congregational Church.

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Letter to the Editor: Turkey alternatives? Here's my response

Concerning the uproar that pops up over everybody else's dining habits and the inflationary 4 cents interjected, positing their dietary rites are more healthy, sanitary, holy and pronounced pure by Gaia's own handmaiden, we arrived at a dinner table loaded with just about everything but stewed prunes. They might be there, just unmentioned.

Company tapping a local resource with maple drinks

Big Barn Grazers, LLC, a Georgia, Vt., company formed by two of the largest maple sugar families in Vermont, is creating a new line of beverages as well as two new Vermont partnerships.

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New Living Green Fair welcomes all ages Sept. 27

The free Living Green Fair will be held at the LEED-certified UVM Davis Center on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Bristol business creates new, alternative to plastic wrap

Bee’s Wrap™ is a unique and safe way to store food. Handmade locally in Bristol, it’s a unique product made of organic cotton muslin, beeswax, jojoba oil and tree resin.

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Vergennes Arts Walk features "Faces and Places"

Thursday, Aug. 21, from 5-7 p.m.

The Vergennes Arts Walk reception is this Thursday, Aug. 21, from 5-7 p.m. There will be music at the Vergennes Farmer's Market, and a reception at Creative Space Gallery for the newest show, "Faces and Places" and the Gallery Group Show.

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The new seal of quality: "Made in Vermont"

Big Lenny’s Hot Dogs have been an essentially staple in the Rutland lunch scene for over 25 years now. Local legend Lenny Montuori has been serving hot dogs at his roadside cart since he and friend Reggie Groeneweld purchased the cart in 1988 with his homemade toppings as well.

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Sawdi’s site becomes new Country House Restaurant

The abandoned building that once housed Sawdi’s Steak and Seafood restaurant will soon open under new ownership, hoping to bring back a piece of the dining scene that has been missing in the area.

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$6 million Hilton Burlington redesign wows guests, VIPs

The “new” Hilton Burlington was revealed at a Grand Opening celebration June 19.

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Sisters find homemade pie fans at Bristol concert

Can she bake cherry pie, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? Yes, indeed.

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Let's eat: Vergennes United Methodist Church Cold Roast Beef and Salads and Strawberry Shortcake Supper

The Vergennes United Methodist Church Cold Roast Beef and Salads and Strawberry Shortcake Supper will be held Saturday, June 14, at the church on Main Street, across from the Vergennes Opera House, 5-6:30 p.m.

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Middlebury's Noonie Deli for sale

The owners of Noonie Deli, Bryan and Jenny Phelps, announced that they have listed their business for sale. After owning and operating the business for over four years, the Vermont couple want to change directions and pursue other career opportunities.