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Robin Anish | The Table is Set: Feasting on Mother Nature's bounty

I can attest that there is truth in the adage "you eat with your eyes first," as I feasted on the tantalizing array of picture-perfect fruits and vegetables beautifully displayed at a farm stand set …

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Think outside the waffle iron Members of the Eagle features department spent a good part of Monday afternoon waffling in a conference room. No, we weren't wasting our time indecisively — we were literally making waffles in …
Unique, toothy salad starts with barley This impressive and unique salad, inspired by the flavors of Egypt, relies on a bed of tender, toothsome pearl barley as its base.Pearl barley is a great candidate for the multicooker; by cooking the …
Melting Pot of Cultures: One chicken; two dishes One of the most interesting aspects of food is how much it can tell you about a land, a culture and a person. It's the reason I seek out restaurants specializing in multi-cultural foods and why I do …
Margaret Button | Kitchen Comfort: Recipe fit for all those tomatoes In a recent column about my staycation in July, during which I primarily floated in the pool and read, and thought about times and people gone by, I mentioned a dessert my now-late friend, Silvia …
Grilled tuna with a smoky char and a tender interior Perfectly grilled tuna steaks should combine a hot, smoky, charred exterior with a cool, rare center. For a home cook, this ideal can be an elusive goal.For grilled tuna steaks with an intense smoky …
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BELLOWS FALLS — The Bellows Falls Opera House is a throwback, an anomaly, a rarity: A movie theater where you can truly see a movie on the big screen and not get fleeced by big city prices.This … more
In this week's colorized photo, we're on Monument Avenue in Bennington, sometime around 1915, as two gentlemen pass by the Catamount Tavern monument in their motorcar. Tim Wager, who colorized the … more
BENNINGTON — Oldcastle Theatre Company co-founder and producing artistic director Eric Peterson loves to tell anyone who will listen that the late David Budbill's "Judevine" is an American … more
ThursdayLiteraryAuthor event: 5:30 p.m. Donald B. Keelan discusses "Observations on Nonprofits: An Informal Guide for Board Members and Volunteers." Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main St., Manchester. … more
DORSET — Dorset Theatre Festival will wrap up summer with the final production of its 42nd season, its eighth under artistic director Dina Janis, and second with producing director Will Rucker … more
BRATTLEBORO — When I relocated to Vermont from New Jersey last year, I was told it would take some time and experience — several winters, a few farmers markets, maybe a Subaru purchase or … more
STRATTON — On February 21, 2018, while most people in the Eastern United States were sleeping, Jessie Diggins was making history — for the U.S. Nordic ski team, and for a little prep … more
MANCHESTER — When Katharine Maness came home to the serenity of her beloved Pawlet from years away in the bright lights of New York City's theater industry, the Vermont landscape gave her a … more

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