Category Archives: Rutland Bites

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

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…

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…

The Right Roast: Doing pork right requires skin for crackling

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES One of the most surprising, and, frankly, deeply distressing things about moving to the USA from Australia is the fact that there are no pork cuts…

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…