Blog Archive for November 2013

29 November, 2013 - by Helen Labun Jordan

Thanksgiving Leftovers Plan

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In October, my beau and I hosted a dinner party featuring foods using ingredients native to America. It was for a combination of Canadian Thanksgiving and Columbus Day, and the challenge was to create a menu with traditional Thanksgiving ingredients that wouldn't taste just like a preview of the holiday.  

In November, I'm sharing that menu as an option for reviving Thanksgiving leftovers.

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25 November, 2013 - by Claire Fitts Georges

Best Pumpkin Pie Ever

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This post originally appeared in the Good Grub Blog of Butterfly Bakery. We're reprinting it now because it is, as the title suggests, the best pumpkin pie ever. You can find Butterfly Bakery cookies, granolas and other products at stores around Vermont, for order online, and at the December 14th Touch of Vermont holiday gift market in Montpelier where Claire will have her specialty truffles and hot sauces made from local ingredients.

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21 November, 2013 - by Maggie Callahan

Celebration at the Monitor Barn

I came to the University of Vermont as a Nutrition and Food Science Major. Now, as I’m preparing to graduate in the spring, I’m figuring out how what I’ve studied in school will apply to the real world.

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20 November, 2013 - by Vermont Fresh Network

Libations for the Holiday Table

Vermont vintners, distillers and beverage producers share their favorite libations to complement a Thanksgiving meal.

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18 November, 2013 - by DigInVT.com Staff

Agricultural Literacy Week in Vermont

It's Agricultural Literacy Week, organized by the Farm-to-Community mentors at the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA-VT). It's a week designed to encourage Vermonters to learn more about agriculture and farms in their community.

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14 November, 2013 - by Neil Carey

Cabot Annex

What happens when a University of Vermont student has a craving for nachos and an assignment to write a blog post about food tourism? A trip to the Cabot Annex Store to make a video

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9 November, 2013 - by Helen Labun Jordan

Exploring Waterbury

The popular beer Heady Topper, produced by Alchemist Brewery, is in perpetual short supply. Retail stores put limits on how many 4 packs of the hoppy IPA customers can purchase. The Alchemist's retail outlet in Waterbury limits by the case. And as basic economics would predict, the short supply has led to black market sales of the beer at inflated prices, sales that frustrated the producer so much they started a designated retailer program.

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9 November, 2013 - by Helen Labun Jordan

Hunting Season Begins in Vermont

The diner on the corner in town has switched to its hunters' hours - open every weekend at 5:00 am through November. Today deer season begins with Youth Weekend. We've arrived at hunting season in Vermont.

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4 November, 2013 - by Helen Labun Jordan

Stick Season

It's the start of stick season in Vermont - ie the time after foliage has fallen off the trees but before snow has blanketed their branches. It can be a dark, chilly time of year fraught with Vermonters waxing skis and compulsively checking the weather channel.

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