Category Archives: Recipe

The Gilfeather Turnip: Vermont’s Newly Crowned State Vegetable

By Melissa Pasanen Vermont Life Magazine “The Gilfeather Turnip Cookbook” makes no excuses for its lead character: “It is not a beautiful vegetable,” the first line plainly states. But what this heirloom Brassica lacks in beauty, it makes up for … Continue reading

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How to Grow Your Own Hops

Editor’s Note: The owners of Homestead Hops in Starksboro will share their experiences with starting a hopyard at a UVM Extension-sponsored field day on Sept. 1. Kelly and Kathleen Norris will describe the investments, start-up challenges and other steps they … Continue reading

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From Africa to Vermont, and Still Farming

This piece was originally published on the UVM Food Feed in September 2014. Refugees will often give up customs, language, and rituals in their new culture, but seldom their food. David Bonsana, born and raised in the Republic of the … Continue reading

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Two Indignant Chefs: Austin, Texas, and Today’s Menus

Chefs Justine and Esteban spend their days asking what’s happening to good food. They rail against the loss of seasonality, foodies who treat food as too precious, and taste buds that don’t remember simple, elegant flavors. We recently returned from … Continue reading

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Eggnog as it should be

Eggnog is a decadent, festive standby during the holiday season. For a short, delicious time, it’s everywhere. You can get it in your latte, bake it into a cheesecake, or use it to top French toast. Unfortunately, if you’re like … Continue reading

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