Category: Food

Coffee of the Week: Fair Trade Rwandan COOPAC from Barista’s Beans

I try a different coffee pretty much every week. This week I had my first taste of Rwanda, in the form of Rwandan COOPAC from local micro-roaster Barista’s Beans (of Hyde Park, Vermont). This coffee is uniquely flavored with honey,

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Mildly Obscure Cooking Lessons from MLK Weekend

I did not conquer racial division this weekend. In fact, I hardly made it out of my apartment. (Twenty-below-zero temps have that effect on me.) However, I did learn a couple of culinary lessons that people of all races and

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Vegetarian Cooking by a Dummy: An Ongoing Memoir

Cooking is a basic human activity dating back thousands of years. I’m not a very good cook. So, my major resolution for 2009 is to train myself to become a top vegetarian chef. I’m not looking to head up a

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