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In 2020, it will be all about nut butter.Don't giggle — analysts are expecting butters and spreads to pick up steam next year. Whole Foods' annual trends report predicts wild ones, like …

Cookie of the week: Shortbread tidbits pack big holiday bite It's that time of year again — cookie season! This week, we bring back our popular cookie of the week series for the holiday season, giving you a delicious cookie recipe every week leading up …
Margaret Button: Deck the halls with memories, puff candy On Monday, with the snow steadily piling up outside, I was a little perturbed to discover the laptop I had brought home with me from The Eagle on Friday wouldn't connect with the mother ship. After …
Don't fuss over breakfast Thanksgiving morning ... Prep these cinnamon rolls the night before Who has time to think about breakfast on Thanksgiving morning? If you're hosting, your mind is sure to be on other things — getting the turkey in the oven, getting the side dishes underway, …
Robin Anish: Just a little Turkey Day trivia — and a great soup Did you know mature turkeys have upward of 3,500 feathers? Wild turkeys are capable of flying at 55 mph? At night, they fly up into trees for shelter. Domesticated turkeys can't fly because they are …
Take a detour in the produce aisle with these 6 fruits, vegetables Did you ever wander down the produce aisle in your favorite market and pick up a fruit or vegetable you've never seen before? Or maybe you've heard its name, but don't know how to use it. A recent …
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SHAFTSBURY — Martha Wiles has a theory: "Psycho," Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 horror film, "ruined motels."In the film — spoiler alert — a woman finds respite at the Bates Motel, near … more
"Heart Spring Mountain," by Robin MacArthur"Heart Spring Mountain" is a treasure. MacArthur deftly weaves the lives of three generations of Vermont women into this marvelous story about the search … more
Michael F. EpsteinLandscapes correspondentWith Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror and Christmas and Hanukkah looming on the horizon, it's time to try to figure out what the ideal holiday present is … more
Ellenbogen Gallery: Abstract art gallery formerly known as stART Space marks its name change and two-year anniversary with "Beyond Words," a solo show of new paintings by Richard D. Weis (above), … more
November came around this year as it always does, holding my birthday and Thanksgiving within its days. I'm a fan of birthdays no matter my age, and this year would have presented no challenge except … more
The year is circa 1906, and we've stepped into Hudson's Ice Cream and Candy Parlor, which is all decorated for Christmas. The shop was located next to the Bennington Opera House, which later became … more
BENNINGTON — The Oldcastle Theatre Company will present its Annual Holiday Radio Variety Show, featuring music of the season, comedy, and classic, old-time radio programs at 7 p.m. on Saturday, … more
BENNINGTON — The Vermont Arts Exchange will celebrate the end of its 25th birthday year with a party on Friday at Harvest Brewing, 201 South St. Showtime starts at 7 p.m., and general admission … more
DORSET — Dorset attorney Kevin O'Toole believes one can never have enough of a good thing, especially a classic work of literature in whatever format it's offered to the public.And so in the … more
ThursdayMusicSenior show: 9 p.m. Maeve Bustell's evening of original work highlighting four methods of sound-making: woodwinds, electronics, recordings from the built environment, and … more

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