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May 27, 2017 in Culinary / (0) comments

May27
By Breville USA (Roasted Beet salad 4of7) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

With the onset of summer, fruits and vegetables are coming into season and our famous Farmers’ Markets are sprouting up all over the state. It seems as though at this time of year you can’t throw a stone without it landing in one of these seasonal Vermont fixtures. We thought we’d make use of the abundance of fresh local ingredients… Read More

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The Wadden Islands are an archipelago that forms much of the European barrier to the North Sea.  The westernmost group—called the West Frisian Islands— belongs to the Netherlands feature vast sandy beaches, miles of car-free bike paths, unique seafaring traditions and amazing local cuisine. Thanks to fresh seafood, foraging expertise and an unlikely scenario that brought them a famous fruit,… Read More

February 28, 2017 in Culinary / (0) comments

Feb28
Gumbo, South Carolina bike tour

During day 4 of our Charleston to Savannah: A Southern Reel bicycling vacation, travelers will visit the renowned Penn Center—a historic and cultural center for African-American residents of the Sea Islands, colloquially known as the Gullahs.  With roots tracing back to West African countries like Sierra Leone and Liberia, the Gullahs’ ancestral traditions have greatly influenced South Carolina’s coastal cuisine… Read More

November 17, 2016 in Culinary / (0) comments

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Vermont maple Cream Pie

Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States. With a staggering volume of almost 900,000 gallons harvested every season; the second least populous state is responsible for 6% of the world’s supply of this sweet commodity. While it’s common to see local general stores selling maple candy, maple creemees (Vermont-speak for soft-serve ice cream) and maple-infused… Read More

November 17, 2016 in Culinary / (0) comments

Nov17

With Thanksgiving almost upon us we wanted to pay tribute to one of our favorite parts of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, pie. Learning about local cuisine is such an important part of any vacation, so we thought it would be fun to see how different cultures have placed their own spin on both sweet and savory pies. Key Lime Pie-… Read More

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