Saturday, May 17

Arrive Early – Hartford Regional Market

Need plants for your garden or some early local veggies? Visit the Hartford Regional Market as I did last week with a group from Connecticut Farm to Chefs. (We support a program to promote the use of Connecticut-grown products in our local restaurants and schools.) This coved lot looks kind of empty this coolish spring day. But come starting at 4 AM and it is jammed. Arrive really early, bring a wagon and flashlight and

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Wednesday, May 14

Better from Scratch: Almond Milk

Better from Scratch: Almond Milk

If you drink neither bottled fruit juice nor canned soup, why would you purchase almond milk in a carton?  It is just too delicious and easy to make at home. The market for “alternative dairy beverages” is nearly 6 billion dollars.  (It’s project to reach 27 billion by 2021.) And almond milk sales lead the pack. It tastes great and is an excellent source of Vitamin A, D and E as well as a low fat and

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"Let no man fancy he knows how to dine
Till he has learnt how taste and taste combine."

-Horace, Satires, 2.4

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