Category Archives: Rutland Bites

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

A gift that cuts the mustard: Give something homemade from your kitchen this holiday season

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Homemade gifts always win in my book. Anyone who takes the time to make me something, no matter what it is, has put time and a…

Pho-nomenal!: A Worthwhile All-Day Kitchen Project

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES Confession: I don’t really “do” Thanksgiving. I love the concept (controversial roots aside) of a day of the year when we all stop to reflect on…

Where’s an elf whenyou need one? Tips to de-stress your holidays

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES I have to admit that I actually enjoy this hectic time of year, especially all of the opportunities to cook. I know that’s nuts, right? But…

In like a lamb: A warm and cosy dish to welcome the winter

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES Well, my fellow Rutlandians, I think we can all agree that after the last few days, winter has well and truly arrived. It took awhile, perhaps…

Spoiler alert: How safe is your food after a power outage?

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Last week’s wind and rain storm left many Vermonters without power for several days. I was lucky to be without for just a few hours. But…

When life gives you lemons… make lemon curd:

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES When I left Australia for the USA in April of 2015, I had to make some incredibly difficult decisions about what to take and what to…

Canadian classic: Poutine is comfort food, Canadian style

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Time sure flies, doesn’t it? Until last week, it had been more than three years since my last trip to Montreal. And it’s only about as…

Any way you slice it: A fall treat and a fond memory of home

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES I feel like I do an awful lot of nostalgic reminiscing in this column. Maybe it’s because I’m so often reminded of dishes from my childhood…

Spaghetti love: Harvest those tomatoes and sauce them up

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES According to my girlfriend, nothing beats spaghetti and meatballs. Unless, of course, it’s accompanied by a glass of red wine and desert includes homemade ice cream….

A slice of home: Apple tea cake brings fond memories to an Aussie ex-pat

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES One of the major grocery stores in Australia, Coles, has always had a few stalwart products in its bakery section. Which is a huge relief, right?…