Something to Taste
September 26, 2014

Cider Pressing


Right now in Vermont it’s apple harvest season. Friends and neighbors often gather their apples and get together for a cider pressing. This year, our friend Kurt hosted the party and we got to use... Read more.


August 22, 2014

Chard Stalks with Anchovy (and Garlic and Saffron)


Recipe adapted from Richard Olney (in Simple French Food and Provence the Beautiful Cookbook)

Credit: Kimberly Behr

Credit: Kimberly Behr

With this recipe, the bland, fleshy stalks of chard are boosted by a very savory sauce that, depending on your expectations when you read the ingredients, is surprisingly good. Often in France, only the stalks... Read more.


August 5, 2014

We Announce the First Annual Art of Eating Prize for the Best Food Book of the Year


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We’re launching a new book award: The Art of Eating Prize! It will be awarded annually to the author of the year’s best book about food (or food and drink together). There will be no... Read more.


July 31, 2014

Does Moral Food Also Happen to Be the Most Delicious?



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Credit: Kimberly Behr

The Third Plate by Dan Barber is full of well-told stories mixed with so many compelling facts, assertions, and ideas that I underlined and wrote in the margins more than I remember doing with any... Read more.


July 10, 2014

Young Peas and New Potatoes with Cream



credit: Kimberly Behr

Credit: Kimberly Behr

When peas are ready and new potatoes have formed underground in spring or early summer, that’s the time for peas and new potatoes with sweet cream. They’re one of the most delicious combinations of the... Read more.


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