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Mezze Night

July 23rd, 2015 | | Posted in Uncategorized

July’s Slow Food Supper theme was, “Mezze” Think small plates served to accompany alcoholic beverages as a first course or, if there are several, as a full meal.  We explored the cuisines of Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, and other countries and had a delicious, convivial night.   

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The British Picnic

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June 13th, 2013 | | Posted in Classes

This July marks the third year of Slow Food Vermont’s first cooking class with me, Jess.  And since the first: Wine & Cheese Please, followed by last years: Pinxtos, the month of July sets a certain standard for something special.  Or you could easily say, I can’t help myself from going a lil’ overboard. Each Read the Rest…

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Bergfichte

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April 3rd, 2013 | | Posted in Blog Posts

I brought back a small piece of “Bergfichte” from my trip to Washington, D.C. It’s a cheese beyond a cheese, made by a cheesemaker who is beyond a cheesemaker. His name is Willi Schmid, and I feel like I’m slowly getting to know him, even though we’ve never met. Here’s a snippet from his website: Willi Read the Rest…

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Summervale 2012: Celebrating the Taste of Our Place

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October 13th, 2012 | | Posted in Uncategorized

This summer, the Intervale Center hosted Summervale, a nine-week summer event series celebrating local food, farmers, and community each Thursday evening. Along with 8 local food vendors, 18 local bands, and food-themed kids activities, we were delighted to host a weekly tasting series curated and staffed by Slow Food Vermont. Aiming to introduce festival-goers to heirloom Read the Rest…

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September Book Review: A Master Class

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April 12th, 2012 | | Posted in Book Reviews

It is pouring rain here in Vermont, again.We’re warm and dry right here, at this moment, but I can’t keep my thoughts from those who have lost their homes, their farms and businesses, and everything to the flooding from Hurricane Irene.It is truly heartbreaking to see the damage. There is still so much to do Read the Rest…

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Plumpest Peach Presents!

November 22nd, 2011 | | Posted in Uncategorized

Have you heard about our partnership with the Plumpest Peach? Owner, Jessica Bongard creates inspired slow food menus to satisfy nearly any palate. She sources all her ingredients locally, and when the situation calls for it, she includes specialty ingredients as well. We are lucky to have her exercise her creative menu crafting for the Read the Rest…

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November Book Review: Pane E Salute

November 3rd, 2011 | | Posted in Book Reviews

I love to travel. I love everything about traveling, from researching the destination to that familiar fluttery anticipation as I lock the door of the house behind me and set out. It doesn’t matter if it is a weekend road trip or an overseas adventure, I love to step out of my ordinary life and Read the Rest…

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Peru comes to Vermont!

October 28th, 2011 | | Posted in Uncategorized

The concept for our collaboration with the Vermont International Film Festival started just a few months ago, but the preparation for the dishes my mother and I prepared goes back to culinary knowledge built over more than 500 years. Peruvian cuisine is a mixture of cultures (Indigenous, European, African and Asian), influences and recipes that Read the Rest…

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September Book Review: A Master Class

September 5th, 2011 | | Posted in Book Reviews

It is pouring rain here in Vermont, again.We’re warm and dry right here, at this moment, but I can’t keep my thoughts from those who have lost their homes, their farms and businesses, and everything to the flooding from Hurricane Irene.It is truly heartbreaking to see the damage. There is still so much to do Read the Rest…

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