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Going Green: Matcha powder offers the boost of coffee with the health benefits of green tea

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES After one wildly relentless winter, I’m eager to see anything green. From the vegetable seedlings I have growing under lights, to the garlic popping up from…

KC BBQ: Known for its signature barbeque, Kansas City offers many culinary treats

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to attend a conference in Kansas City. I always like to make the most of my time…

Everything in its Place: Organizing your pantry can simplify shopping and cooking

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES You could say I like organization. I regularly try out new ways to manage my workflow using the latest productivity apps. And much to the dismay…

Culture shock: It can be a good thing…and delicious!

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES I feel like I start almost all my columns with some quip about the differences between Australia and the United States, and this one will be…

Chick Lit: Try this delicious chicken dish for the literary cook

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES For once I’ve kept up with a New Year’s resolution past January. I set a goal of reading two books in every month of 2018, and…

Home cooking: The Google Home smart speaker streamlines meal prep

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Technology has creeped into nearly all aspects of our lives, and the kitchen is no exception. I’m always a bit cautious to hop on the bandwagon…

Comfort food overload? Get a taste of the tropics with fresh citrus fruits

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES It’s about this time of year when I start to get a little restless with winter cooking. Stews and soups all start to taste the same…

Nutloaf: meatloaf for the vegetarian

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Winter is the time for roasts. While I can manage chicken, pork, turkey and beef fairly well, there was one I had never attempted – the…

Batch Breakfast: Making your oats instant is easy and quick

By Steve Peters Rutland Bites When it comes to making a decent breakfast on weekday mornings, I do a terrible job. Part of the reason is I don’t have much…

Should auld acquaintance be forgot… but remember these favorite recipes throughout the new year

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES A new year is a time to look ahead and plan for the future. While we may often like to forget the past — most of…