Category Archives: potluck

Hurricane Quiche Cups

Hurricane Flats Farm in S. Royalton, VT lost 6 acres of organic vegetable crops to flooding, thanks to Hurricane Irene. Lots of folks are volunteering tomorrow to help clean up the damage. There will be a potluck lunch. What to … Continue reading

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Fresh Shell Bean Gratin

Michael Abelman is the author of Fields of Plenty and this recipe came from his web site: http://www.fieldsofplenty.com/recipes/shell_bean_gratin.php It made me think of the huge Rattlesnake Beans in the garden – I’d considered them “gone by” since the pods were … Continue reading

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Maple Custard

Do you have a local source of “pasture-raised” eggs? The kind with those beautiful deep orange yolks? (Indicative of lots of beta carotene.) I get mine at a home on Stoney Brook Road in Lebanon; they come in brown, blue … Continue reading

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Carrot Soup

What to bring to a potluck dinner on the last night in January? Hmmmm, I had local organic potatoes, onions, carrots, and garlic from the winter farmers markets¬† . . .¬† how about carrot soup? One option for the recipe … Continue reading

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Black Beans

Dried beans are an easily-stored, year-round source of protein. The locally-grown commercial supply is limited, but we gardeners can grow our own. Dry beans can be shucked by hand or by bicycled-powered thresher!¬† I have grown black beans the past … Continue reading

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A Little Upper Valley Localvore History

Here are a few of the 100-Mile Diet challenge-takers at the first UVLocalvore potluck in August 2005. We feasted on borscht, potato-onion fritatta, salad greens with maple vinaigrette, tomatoes and goat cheese, blackberries and maple yogurt, iced mint tea, and … Continue reading

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