Food for Thought...

Joe Milliken
May 28 2019 - 8:33pm

PUTNEY, VERMONT - It has been a long, sweet run in Putney for the Vermonter Candy Company, as it was recently announced that the longtime, artisan candy maker is retiring after nearly 70 years in the business. The company is well-known for its peanut brittle, walnut crunch and cashew brittle made with Vermont Maple Syrup.

Joe Milliken
May 7 2019 - 1:44pm

Just imagine the smell of homemade pie, as fresh as the crisp Vermont air where it is baked, because that is what you will enjoy at the unique and friendly Southern Pie Café, located at 94 Common St. in Chester. Combining southern Dixie flavors with local ingredients, owners Scott and Leslie Blair are bringing these tasty desserts along with many other baked and luncheon delights, and serving breakfast, lunch, and coffee to their loyal customers every day. "As with many 'mom and pop' shops, you will most likely see me and or my wife in the shop everyday," owner Scott Blair said in a recent interview.

Joe Milliken
Dec 30 2018 - 3:11pm

Introducing a Standing Room Only interview series by contributing writer Kyle Branche, featuring various "Bitters brand" owner interviews. Bitters focuses on culinary food and drink, with a unique and long history of medicinal practice as well. This month, Kyle chats it up with Missy Koefod of 18.21 Bitters, based in Atlanta.

Joe Milliken
Sep 18 2018 - 2:28pm

Introducing a monthly Standing Room Only interview series by contributing writer Kyle Branche, featuring various "Bitters brand" owner interviews. Bitters focuses on culinary food and drink, with a unique and long history of medicinal practice as well. This month, Kyle chats it up with Bill Buitenhuys of AZ Bitters Lab, based in Chandler, Arizona.

Joe Milliken
Aug 23 2018 - 12:35am

Introducing a monthly Standing Room Only interview series by contributing writer Kyle Branche, featuring various "Bitters brand" owner interviews. Bitters focuses on culinary food and drink, with a unique and long history of medicinal practice as well. This month, Kyle chats it up with Craig Rudewicz of Crude Bitters, based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Joe Milliken
Jul 8 2018 - 4:35pm

Introducing a monthly Standing Room Only interview series by contributing writer Kyle Branche, featuring various "Bitters brand" owner interviews. Bitters focuses on culinary food and drink, with a unique and long history of medicinal practice as well. This month, Kyle chats it up with Rob Kaczanowski of Black Cloud Bitters, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Joe Milliken
Jun 2 2018 - 1:19pm

Introducing a monthly Standing Room Only interview series by contributing writer Kyle Branche, featuring various "Bitters brand" owner interviews. Bitters focuses on culinary food and drink, with a unique and long history of medicinal practice as well. This week, Kyle chats it up with Napa Valley Bitters and Diststillery Owner Ian Winget

Joe Milliken
May 20 2018 - 8:18pm

Introducing a monthly Standing Room Only interview series by contributing writer Kyle Branche, featuring various "Bitters brand" owner interviews. Bitters focuses on culinary food and drink, with a unique and long history of medicinal practice as well.

Joe Milliken
Jun 23 2017 - 12:03pm

LACONIA, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Prepare to have your taste buds blown away, and your sweet tooth tested, when you sink them into the delicious homemade cheesecakes created by Sweet To Eat Cheesecakes, based in scenic Laconia, New Hampshire. Established in the spring of 2015 by Meredith Kelley, her passion is to literally create the best cheesecake you've ever tasted!

Joe Milliken
Mar 24 2017 - 5:14pm

MEREDITH, NEW HAMPSHIRE-Welcome to Genuine Local, a “purpose-built” shared-use, specialty food production facility based in Southern New Hampshire and committed to providing local communities, small food producers, local businesses, and farmers with crop surplus, a venue for professional food production, nutritional information, cooking classes and more.