Burlington, VTWCAX

Local Maverick opens up new artisan market

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - On Thursday, the ‘Maverick Market’ will return for its second week to the Essex Experience. If you’re looking for a mid-week artisan market experience, this might be perfect for you. Burlington-based marketing company Local Maverick hosts the market every Thursday from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Local...
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Swanton, VTWCAX

Swanton’s Food Truck Sundays draws large crowd on Father’s Day

Envision I-89 study looking into helping to reduce travel demand on highways. The Envision I-89 study started in May, 2019 surrounding a boom development in Chittenden County and concerns that gridlock may become more common on the interstate. Updated: 1 hour ago. All Juneteenth weekend, Black Vermonters embarked on sailing...
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Burlington, VTWCAX

WCAX Summer Picnic Series: Ike Bendavid’s wavy shrimp tacos

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - We continue our summer picnic series featuring recipes from WCAX staff, with reporter Ike Bendavid’s wavy shrimp tacos. 2 cloves garlic chopped up. 2 packets of taco seasing – feel free to look through the spice cabinet for additions to add. 2 juiced limes. 4 oz...
Middlebury, VTAddison Independent

Culinary collective serves flavor & hope

MIDDLEBURY — “El Sabor” translated from Spanish means “flavor.”. But it’s a word that has taken on many more definitions for 14 Central American women, many of them the trailing spouses of migrant farm workers, now living in Addison County. Thirteen of them hail from Mexico, one is from Guatemala.
Saint Albans City, VTSt. Albans Messenger

How barbecue saved Mill River Brewing during COVID-19

ST. ALBANS TOWN -- Despite the challenges of the pandemic, one local restaurant's fortune didn't go up in smoke. The past few years have not been kind to the hospitality industry, especially for establishments that only serve alcohol: without the ability to continue take-out, many breweries and wineries ended up closing their doors and laying-off staff.

Stowe Cider Releases Rosé

Stowe, VT – Stowe Cider is excited to bring back the highly requested Hit Single, Rosé, as a 16 ounce can, sold in 4 packs for $16. Highlighting Homegrown Vermont Rhubarb And Marquette Grapes. When a Hit Single comes back for a third rendition, you know it’s something special. Stowe...
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Winooski’s Offbeat Creemee Ditches Dairy for Poolside Plant-Based Treats

Aisha Bassett isn't originally from Vermont. But that hasn't stopped her from embracing something that befuddles many out-of-staters: our bizarre name for soft-serve ice cream. "I remember the first time I saw the word 'creemee' on a sign," Bassett recalled. "I was thoroughly entertained. It's such a fun, quirky Vermont...
Burlington, VTamericastestkitchen.com

What to Do with Caper Berries and Caper Leaves

The short answer: Add them to any dish that needs a pop of bright, briny flavor. Adding capers to a dish is one of the easiest, fastest ways to dial up both the acidity and salt level. The most you’ll ever need to do is rinse them and mince them. I usually skip those steps entirely, opting instead to simply scoop them out of their brine and toss them straight into whatever I’m making.
Clinton County, NYAdirondack Daily Enterprise

Mobile Farmers Market ready for more stops

SARANAC LAKE — The Mobile Farmers Market has returned, with community-based stops set across Franklin and Clinton counties. A program of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity and the Heart Network, the Mobile Market provides access to fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods and a salad bar. The market made its debut in 2018 and has since expanded its stops and offerings. The Mobile Market accepts Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits with the additional bonus of the Double Up Food Bucks Program that doubles the amount of produce SNAP recipients can purchase. Customers can also use farmers market vouchers.