Mulled Hot Apple Cider

This is a recipe that you can really make your own. You can add more of one thing and less of others, improvise ingredients, and even swap out the cider for wine. There isn’t one “right” way to make it….

Personal Pot Pies

A good pot pie has two components: filling and crust. When I first set out to make a big batch of these pies, I realized something. Pot pie filling is essentially thickened soup. That means if you have a favorite…

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…

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.


Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish made with potatoes and cabbage. We added in a little bacon and made it even better! Enjoy it as a side dish or as a light dinner.

Simple Cranberry Sauce

Canned cranberry sauce may be convenient but it doesn’t compare to freshly made. We have local Vermont cranberries in our produce department and they would make an excellent sauce to accompany your Thanksgiving turkey. From start to finish, this cranberry sauce takes less than 20 minutes.

Orange Maple Glazed Carrots

Thinking about your Thanksgiving menu? Looking for a quick side dish? Grab some local carrots at the co-op and impress your guests with this sweet, earthy dish of glazed carrots.