Squash Toasts with Ricotta & Cider Vinegar

mashed banana side

Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Banana

In celebration of Equal Exchange Banana Month we whipped up some sweet potatoes and bananas. It may not be the most typical of pairings, but it works! Really! I mean, if marshmallows can top sweet potatoes, perhaps some banana mixed…

hot toddy

Blood Orange Hot Toddy

What’s a hot toddy? Some say it’s the best cure for the common cold. Believe it or not, whiskey has the ability to act as a decongestant and it also helps you fall asleep. Before you reach for the cough…

celeriac, celery root, hash browns

Celery Root Hash Browns

Don’t let the imperfect appearance of celery root keep you from enjoying its pleasantly earthy flavor. Just slice off the skin with a knife and use as you would most other root vegetables. These hash browns make a great side dish or addition to Sunday brunch.

Fresh Cranberry Oatmeal

Now’s the time to stock up on fresh cranberries while they’re in season and available. Although we think of them most around Thanksgiving, cranberries have many uses that extend beyond the holidays. Unlike dried cranberries, when using fresh you can…

brussels sprouts, pan fried

Quick, Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts

A quick pan frying of Brussels sprouts provides a simply browned and caramelized result. Top with a little cheese and even the most Brussels sprouts adverse may give these a try.

wild rice, stuffing

Wild Rice Stuffing

This lightened down (and gluten free) version of stuffing won’t leave you feeling overstuffed, whether it’s at Thanksgiving dinner or enjoyed as a light meal on its own.

local rutland sweet potatoes

Sweet Potato Hash

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner you can’t go wrong with roasted sweet potatoes and caramelized onions. Top them with an egg for a simple meal. Check out our selection of local sweet potatoes from Laughing Child Farm.

apple chips, oven baked apple chips

Oven Baked Apple Chips

Apple chips make a great fall snack and a good way to use up that bag of apples from the local orchard. These are easy to make but do take some time in the oven, so plan ahead. You might…

easy ratatouille, quick ratatouille

Skillet Ratatouille

Ratatouille, a peasant vegetable stew, doesn’t need to be slow roasted in the oven for hours on end. Who has that kind of time? This method has plenty of flavor, takes much less effort and yet still captures the essence of the classic French dish. Perfect for the end of summer/early fall harvest.