Category Archives: Rutland Bites

Rutland Bites – Everywhere and anywhere in Rutland to get a bite to eat. Carts, restaurants, dives, delis, barbecues and more.

Not your grandmother’s Betty: Updating some old ideas from the Betty Crocker Cookbook

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES I recently inherited my grandmother’s copy of “Betty Crocker’s Picture Cookbook,” a book created by General Mills specifically for the 1950s housewife. In case you didn’t…

Radical rhubarb: This spring treat can do more than flavor pies

By Steve Peters Rutland Bites I admit that I haven’t always loved rhubarb. It’s honestly kind of a weird food. It looks a bit like celery, can be stringy and…

Spring chicken: Celebrate the season with this colorful and spicy dish

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES Well, spring is finally here, folks. There’s something about the first sniffs of truly warm weather that makes me want to eat light, crunchy vegetables. And…

The heart of the matter: It takes a lot of work to get to the best part of an artichoke

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES When it comes to artichokes, I’m just not convinced. It’s an unpopular opinion, perhaps, especially now, during the time of year when it’s best to buy…

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…

A sign of spring: Carrots in your cake

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES Boy, this winter is certainly hanging on, isn’t it? I can’t believe I got a winter weather advisory today for the weekend. It’s not fair! Have…

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…

Love match: The perfect marriage of everyone’s favorites — brownies and cookies

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES Dear readers, things sure have been busy in the Sun household this week. Our plates are fully loaded, all of us, even the toddler. To be…

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…