Category Archives: Food

Maple Baklava

Here in Vermont the first sap is starting to flow, and we’re about to kick off the upside to our infamous mud season: sugaring.  Between winter and spring, when the snow melts and our dirt roads turn to hummocky mud … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

I recently chanced upon a recipe for peanut butter pretzel truffles, and with Valentine’s Day approaching, and you know, every day being a good day for chocolate, I poked around on the web for some more info.  They are indeed, … Continue reading

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A Gummy Experiment in Vintage Intoxicants

I recently learned about Gum Arabic, an archaic and exotic-sounding cocktail ingredient, something I expected to find in an art supply shop, not a whiskey sour.  A powdery substance derived from the hardened sap of the acacia tree, Gum Arabic … Continue reading

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