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Vermont Farming: Fresh Maple Butter

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Perfectly ripe local blueberries alongside a piece of warm toast with fresh maple butter on it... yumm! That's my breakfast today and it definitely sets the stage for a proper Vermont visit. It is a dream come true for Marisa Mauro, the woman behind Vermont's Ploughgate Creamery whom I had the pleasure of meeting. Marisa has a knack for crafting flavors that people love, a skill bourne from her decade-long career in artisan Read More

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Autumn in Vermont with Maple Bacon and Caramelized Apples

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It's hard to believe that the beautiful fall foliage I experienced in northern Vermont was second-rate to that of just one week earlier.  I was there for location scouting, but instead I was hard at work soaking up the Vermont lifestyle--you know, maple bacon can do that to you. They really take pride in sourcing their food locally, something I got firmly behind the minute I tasted a local burger with maple bacon and Read More