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6 Easy Ways to Step Up your Culinary Game

We’ve all been there. You find that perfect fantasy-looking dish on Pinterest and think, “Hey, I can make that. Easy.” Two hours later, you have a kitchen counter laden with over-priced grocery store fruit or flour  –  a testament to your hard work gone awry as you realize you may need a bit of culinary guidance. (At least, I’m hoping this has happened to others besides myself…). … Continue reading 6 Easy Ways to Step Up your Culinary Game

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Jan Giejda Named Stratton Executive Chef, Reinvents Table 43.1 Menu

Stratton’s culinary team to showcase talents with weekly dining specials STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Stratton Mountain Resort has welcomed another culinary artist to the team, Jan Giejda, as its new executive chef. Hailing from Dorney Park, Pensylvania, Giejda will oversee all Stratton dining establishments, including the Base Lodge, Sunbowl, Green Apron, Mid-Mountain Smoke, and the reimagined Table 43.1. “As the new executive chef at Stratton, … Continue reading Jan Giejda Named Stratton Executive Chef, Reinvents Table 43.1 Menu

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Venture Vermont: West River Farmer’s Market

August 3-9, 2015 is Vermont Open Farms Week. What better way to celebrate locally grown fresh fare than at the farmers market in our own backyard? When May 23 – October 10, 2015 | Every Saturday from 9am-1pm Directions Intersection of Rt.11 and Rt. 100 in Londonderry, VT. See map here. When you arrive, you can park at the Mill House Tavern restaurant right on … Continue reading Venture Vermont: West River Farmer’s Market

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The Green Apron Competes to be the Better Burger

How do you like your burger? Meat? Veggie? Lettuce, tomato, onion? Blended with mushrooms? …Wait… What was that last one? Hamburger meat blended together with mushrooms. Hmm, that sounds interesting. Well, as part of a new health initiative, the chefs at Stratton’s Green Apron will be hard at work this summer putting their culinary artistry to the test by competing in the James Beard Foundation Better … Continue reading The Green Apron Competes to be the Better Burger

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Bacon and Coffee and Red Bull! Oh My!

By Charlie Reetz As you may have read in my last entry I wrote about the Labor of Love and how we can admire the work we put into our passion. This week’s entry is about the fuel that drives us into that workflow and keeps us there until the end of the day. One of those methods of motivation is drinking coffee. Many of … Continue reading Bacon and Coffee and Red Bull! Oh My!

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Around the Mtn Dining

By Kirby Daly It is my pleasure to keep you updated as I embark on a journey of the taste buds. I have been tasked with exploring Stratton’s food and beverage experience, from on hill eateries to hidden off hill gems holes. Casual, fancy and everything in-between, there seems to be something for everyone. My first mission was to find out what the mouth-watering smell … Continue reading Around the Mtn Dining