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Articles in "Food"

Take a trip with me to explore some Cheeses of Europe. 

Want restaurant quality ravioli at home? Check out Bennington, VT's DiBuono Ravioli on Main Street.

Whatever season and activity you want to enjoy in Southern Vermont, you can find it near a delicious but casual dinner at Cask & Kiln in Wilmington.

It's not just pretty. 10 Corso Como is the perfect blend of expertly prepared cuisine, competent staff and a setting unlike any other.

In addition to long-standing brick-and-mortar restaurants, Bennington has a burgeoning alternative food scene. And the Queen of that scene is Mariam Shah. 

As a food industry professional I have embraced the banning of straws initiative, but there is so much more to fix. Get my take on what is next.

For an exceptional dining experience from entrance to exit, make the trip to Mistral's in Manchester, VT. 

Score a touchdown with these Seared Tuna Sliders by Seattle Chef Jesse Souza from Six Seven Restaurant & Lounge. Go for the extra point with his award-winning New England Clam Chowder recipe.

Put a new twist on deviled eggs with this gameday standout recipe from Executive Sous Chef Krista Stone, Revolve Kitchen + Bar at Hotel Derek, A Destination Hotel (Houston, TX)

What's the Big Game Without Wings? Spicy Kimchi Wings will change it up for your team!

This creamy dip will make you happy, not crabby, no matter what the score is!

Surprise your Super Bowl party guests with fusion eggrolls that have a deli twist!

 

West Dover VT newcomer, NOSH, is on its to become a staple for locals and tourists alike.

Kick-Ass Queso by Executive Sous Chef Krista Stone from Revolve Kitchen + Bar at Hotel Derek, A Destination Hotel (Houston, TX)

Winter means a return to hardy leafy greens that can stand up to frost in the garden as well as bold culinary treatment in the kitchen.

Syringes? Pliers? See what a food stylist brings to the shoot and learn how to spot a pro.

Proud Cypriots claim that their culture is the oldest in the world, boasting archeological evidence of human existence as early as 12,000 years ago. For them the practice of sourcing products locally is not a trend but a long-standing culinary tradition.

Pairing local wines with local foods is a long-revered European tradition. In New Mexico, winemakers give that tradition a chile reception.

Situated in the vineyards outside of St. Helena, the Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer is an ideal place to experience the Napa wine harvest.

When one of the chefs opened the oven door, I got hit with a blast of heat. The flames inside looked like a vision of hell though the pizza from it tasted like something from heaven.

Executive chef Brian Whitmer of Marriot Napa Valley Hotel’s VINeleven whips up deliciously creative concoctions.

The Herbfarm located in Woodinville, Washington is world-renowned for its fresh organic produce and pungent herbs, but carnivores take notice:  it serves up some of the tastiest, most imaginatively prepared beef around.

It is hot, black, bitter and smooth. A light caramel-colored foam rims the tiny white cup. A packet of sugar, a small biscuit and a little silver spoon sit alongside. My first café crème.

When dining out at home, I chose a menu that included Pho noodle soup rather than lemon condiment courgette. I wondered how I was going to learn the lingo to write about this food. I could at least draw on my skills as a landscape designer and garden writer to appreciate what lay on my plate from a visual perspective.