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RECIPE: Warm Spinach Mascarpone Dip

In celebration of National Dairy Month, Vermonters are virtually obliged to celebrate the almighty Holstein, Jersey, Guernsey, Ayrshire and Brown Swiss during the month of June. And rightly so – the dairy industry is tops in the state, accounting for … Continue reading

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Fiddlehead Ferns

This blog post is part of a series highlighting recipes that interweave the culture and history of cooking in Vermont, and is related to the Vermont Foodways Digital Initiative. Fiddlehead ferns, the young coiled leaves of the ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris), … Continue reading

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UVM Libraries and Maple: A Sweet Partnership

  Vermont = maple. Vermont is the largest producer of maple in the United States, having produced 1.14 million gallons of the sweet stuff in 2011, or approximately 41% of the country’s maple syrup supply. (I’m also convinced that we … Continue reading

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Recipes From a 9,000-Year-Old History in Oaxaca, Mexico

I can hear the clacking of the looms long before I arrive at Pastora’s place.  Vida Nueva is a women’s rug cooperative nestled in the small Zapotec village of Teotitalan de Valle, Mexico.  Pastora is the head of the cooperative, … Continue reading

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