Posts Categorized: Food

A Tale of Two Beer Fests

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  Summer is a wonderful time for craft beer drinkers, not only because we get to go outside and drink our fine beverages, but also because it is the season for beer festivals.  Beer festivals, as mentioned in my previous article, are a great way to sample many… Read more »

Seniors Eat Local at Maplewood

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  A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending a farm to table reception at the senior living facility Maplewood at Newtown. As I’ve written about in the past, there is a company wide initiative at Maplewood to serve locally sourced food to residents. It’s a challenging… Read more »

A New New Morning

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  Last week I felt privileged to go to the preview party for the new New Morning Market location in Woodbury, Connecticut.  It’s been five years in the making, and it’s finally officially open! It’s only two miles north of the old location, but it… Read more »

Lab-Grown Meat Is Not Ethical Meat

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  The New York Times Magazine recently held an essay contest for its column “The Ethicist”, inquiring “Why Is It Ethical to Eat Meat?”  The deciding panel chose five finalists and one winner, Jay Bost, a vegan turned conscientious meat-eater, who argued that there are… Read more »

The Winners of the 2012 World Beer Cup

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  In early May, brewers from around the world received awards from an elite international panel of judges in the 2012 Brewers Association World Beer Cup in Boulder, Colorado. The ninth biennial competition boasted the strongest field of entrants on record, with 799 breweries from… Read more »

Rhubarb Crisp

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It’s rhubarb season!   Over the years this is one ingredient I’ve come to really enjoy. I usually cook it down into some kind of sauce. Sometimes I keep the sauce more on the savory side to use on things like pork or I go… Read more »