Sunday, September 30, 2012

Bacon Shortage, October Fest Cookies, GMO Apples

A Wrap-Up Of September's Food Highlights:

Monday, September 17, 2012

27 Pounds

Beekeeping was on my wish list for many years before I moved to Vermont. I studied books on the topic and once I even contacted Burt Bees in Wisconsin, hoping to visit their bees. Turned out, they didn't having bees (what?)! A rant I will save for another time. So when Prince Charming finally said

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Fall Shines In This Stromboli Recipe

Celebrate the flavors of a fun summer ending and the beginning of a beautiful colorful fall. In this scrumptious recipe I have combined the last of the sweet tomatoes in a dipping sauce and the first of

Sunday, September 9, 2012

New Cookbooks Coming Out; Greek Yogurt Scams; Are Organic Foods More Nutritious? Sigh

Fall produce to be excited about
- Brussels sprouts (roasted or shredded and cooked quickly in a hot pan, toss with vinaigrette), VT cranberries (juice and freeze), squash, better salad greens (many lettuce varieties don't like the heat of summer and get sweet and tender again in fall), fall raspberries, cauliflower, and apples!

(Links have many more cookbooks but these are my highlights)
New Cookbooks For Fall 2012 Thomas Jefferson’s Creme Brulee, Ready for Dessert by David Leibovitz
More Exciting New Cookbooks - Thanksgiving by Sam Sifton
18 New Restaurant Cookbooks - Bouchon Bakery by Thomas Keller, A Table at Le Cirque (stories and recipes from NY most legendary res. ), Fäviken by Magnus Nilsson
More New Cookbooks Burma: Rivers of Flavor (soups, noodles, dipping sauces), Jerusalem

Healthy Tailgating Tips - Fruit, marinated chix, raw veggies for dips, and salads. On game day, eat a light breakfast and exercise before your head out. Practice the three F's: food, friends, and flexibility!

More Greek Yogurt Scams (by adding milk powder protein the yogurt has a chalky grainy texture and is not natural) The Skinny On Greek Yogurt Production 

Bloody Mary That Is BrunchA 32 oz. glass overflowing with the Best Bloody Mary you've ever had...This beast boasts 8 oz. of Absolut Peppar vodka mixed with a special Bloody Mary mix. Then we garnish it with pepperoncinis, jalapenos, Tots, steak, a slice of toast, and a hard-boiled egg. Served with a Beef Straw to drink from