Patchwork recipes: A rainbow of salads
Carrots with Vinegar and Mint
Peel and trim 2 pounds of carrots and cut into quarter-inch rounds. Pat them dry.
In a large, heavy frying pan, add vegetable oil to one inch in depth, and heat the oil to 375 degrees. Place the carrots in the oil so...
Middlebury Trailrunner: Circumnavigating Robert Frost country
One of the most famous characters to grace the hills of Addison County was America’s poet laureate, Robert Frost. In a earlier post, I joked about the ubiquity of signs alluding to Frost’s presence in the woods of Ripton, so I thought...
Middlebury Trailrunner: A run (almost) to the top of Vermont
The header for this blog describes it as “A blog for runners in and about Addison County, VT”. While all of my previous posts have been describing runs in Addison County, this posting chronicles a run not far from our fair county, in...
Patchwork recipes: Hot 'n' spicy
NOTE: Do take care when handling hot peppers, especially cutting and deseeding them. Wash your hands carefully after working with them or wear rubber gloves. Avoid touching your eyes after handling them!
Hot Chile Oil
Adapted from “River Cottage...
Racine calls for recount
VERMONT — On Friday afternoon, the Vermont Secretary of State’s office released its eagerly awaited (but still unofficial) tally of the votes cast in Tuesday’s Democratic gubernatorial primary. Though the numbers won’t be certified until early next...
Patchwork recipes: Corn, three ways
In this week's Patchwork, Kate Gridley celebrates the joys of fresh sweet corn. Though eating it plain is delicious, there are lots of other things to do with fresh corn. Here are just a few.
Corn Salad With Black Beans
Soak 2 Cups of...
Well, the tallies are finally in, and it's not yet definitive, but the AP reports that Shumlin has claimed victory in the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.
We watched the results roll in last night with great interest, tallying the...
Patchwork recipes: Fruitcake, chutney and slow-roasted tomatoes
In this week's Patchwork, the tomato and potato blight that is infecting crops reminds Barbara Ganley of her Irish roots. Read the column here, then try out some of the recipes below.
Verna Ganley’s Fruitcake
(As she wrote it)
1 cup each white and...
Middlebury Trailrunner: Skylight Pond
My last last few blogged runs were on the long side, requiring a fairly high degree of organization and car shuttling to pull off, making them relatively rare treats for those with a little extra time on their hands. This run, however, requires...
Patchwork recipes: Gazpacho
This week's Patchwork column discusses the summery gazpacho, a vegetable soup served cold. Head over here to read Kate Gridley's thoughts on using the late summer bounty, then try some of the recipes below!
1 green bell...