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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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Ark of Taste Plant Sale 2013

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May 5th, 2013 | | Posted in Blog Posts

SATURDAY, MAY 11th, 10am-3pm HO WHEELER SCHOOL in partnership with Grow Team ONE EACH PACK IS $8 AND PROCEEDS ARE GOING TO THE SLOW FOOD PROJECT: 1000 GARDENS IN AFRICA GROW IT AND EAT IT TO SAVE IT! I am an avid gardener and farmer for many reasons, but mostly because of the promise of Read the Rest…

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April Cookbook Review: Bean by Bean

April 5th, 2013 | | Posted in Book Reviews

One of the foods that I consider to be the most wholesome, the most genuine, the most earnest, is the mighty little bean.  I realize I am waxing poetic here, but in all seriousness, the humble bean has a lot going for it.  Beans are easily stored, inexpensive, and come in different shapes, sizes and 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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Changing the Way We Eat: TEDx

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February 11th, 2013 | | Posted in Talks

On February 16, 2013, The Glynwood Institute for Sustainable Food and Farming will be the lead sponsor for the third annual TEDxManhattan, “Changing the Way We Eat,” a full day of talks exploring the state of our food system and our progress toward sustainability. TEDxManhattan 2013 will build on what we covered in the 2012 and 2011 talks.   The conference will be Read the Rest…

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February Cookbook Review: Pie It Forward

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February 7th, 2013 | | Posted in Book Reviews

Pie.  The word alone inspires so many associations – with holidays, home and happiness.  Easy as pie.  Well, that’s all together another idea.  For some pie making comes easy, for others, it’s more of a labor of love. I’ve been making pie for years – I courted my husband with pie, we probably eat pie Read the Rest…

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Terra Madre 2012

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December 7th, 2012 | | Posted in Uncategorized

Terra Madre 2012 | October marked Slow Food’s 6th Terra Madre gathering in Turin, Italy.  This year, Terra Madre coincided with Slow Food’s International Congress, a meeting of slow Food’s global leadership, and joined Salone del Gusto, ‘hall of taste,’ Slow Food’s festival of good, clean, and fair food. Terra Madre is a global network of Read the Rest…

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Book Review by Sarah Strauss: All About Roasting

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October 15th, 2012 | | Posted in Book Reviews

There has been some great press lately about this book – and deservedly so!  Based on my transcendent experience with All About Braising, I pre-ordered my copy of All About Roasting, Molly Stevens’ latest cookbook, and waited breathlessly for it to arrive at my door.  Patience is not one of my great virtues, I’m afraid. One of Read the Rest…

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