Category Archives: Rutland Bites

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Toss the cookies: Wow the crowd at your next holiday party with this elegant alternative

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES When it comes to sweet eats during the holidays, all I see are cookies. Everyone goes absolutely nuts for tediously decorated and overly elaborate cookies. Food…

Say cheese! A well-stocked cheese plate is the solution to holiday entertaining

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES During the holidays, we find ourselves hosting friends and family more often than at any other time of the year. For many of us, just getting…

Cooking the books: Online help to organize your kitchen bookshelf

Steve Peters Rutland Bites I have a problem to which I’m betting you can relate. I buy cookbooks, enjoy them for a while, then leave them in the bookcase without…

Kitchen therapy: Cooking up comfort in a chaotic world

Steve Peters Rutland Bites These days, I think we can all use a little comfort. When things just don’t seem to make sense in the world I head to the…

Taste of home

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Last week Taste of Home, a cooking magazine, cookbook publisher and live cooking show, came to the Paramount Theatre. “Taste of Home” calls itself a media…

It’s a scandal: Maligned by presidents and ignored by the candidates, the lowly Brussels sprout has much to offer its country

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Finally, the most extreme, most frustrating and most exhausting presidential election cycle of my lifetime — or perhaps ever — wraps up next week as we…

Got nondairy? Milk alternatives are easy to make at home

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES You may not be able to milk an almond, but there is certainly no shortage of milk alternatives these days. Lately, it seems that there are…

Bedtime stories: Putting the garden to bed for the winter is a gradual process

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES As soon as September rolls around, friends want to know if my vegetable garden is put to bed for the year. It’s an innocent enough question,…

Eating the whole way: The Whole30 program cuts out inflammatory foods that may be making you sick

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES I spent the past month eating according to the guidelines of something called the Whole30. It’s a food program, or diet if you will, that cuts…

Rhymes with spaghetti: Choosing the right tool to get in on the spiralizing trend

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES I don’t care much for food trends and until just this week, paid no attention to something called spiralizing. Spiralizing is the act of turning vegetables…