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If you were coming home to the quiet Northeast Kingdom town of Craftsbury after a few years away, you could drive past the rambling, stately farmhouse at 1037 South Craftsbury Road — a notable local home and former bed and breakfast — and not notice how the old place has changed.

A huge crowd turned out Saturday at the Camp Meade complex in Middlesex for an effort to set a world record for the largest s’more. A large propane torch supplanted the normal campfire; pounds of chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallow somehow came together.

Jennie Iverson, author of a new travel cookbook with brunch recipes from more than 140 ski-resort towns — including Stowe — will sign copies of “Ski Town Brunch” on Sunday, Dec. 15, between 2 and 5 p.m. at Stowe Kitchen Bath & Linens on Mountain Road.

Thanksgiving is a holiday of tradition. Family and friends come together and gather around the same staples every year: mashed potatoes, stuffing, a medley of veggies and, of course, the turkey.

It’s the end of a delicious era: McCarthy’s Restaurant will close its doors after one last day of service — and a party — today, Oct. 31, 2019.

As Vermont’s foliage flushes crimson and gold before falling from the trees, one small flower is just beginning to bloom. Inside the purple petals lies a tiny treasure that’s worth its weight in gold.

Twenty restaurants in Stowe will offer specialty menus for $20.19 during Dine Stowe Oct. 20 - 26 as a thank-you for support in 2019, courtesy of Stowe Area Association.

Becky McGovern is known to many locals as a longtime cross-country coach for Stowe High harriers. She’s certainly got a gift for getting people to expend energy, but the baked goods she and her family put out at their Nebraska Valley home provide a delicious way to replenish those calories —…

Cheeses from Stowe, Morrisville, Craftsbury Common, Greensboro and Waitsfield won major prize at the prestigious American Cheese Society’s 36th annual awards competition in Richmond, Va.

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(NAPSI)—When it’s springtime in California, vibrant colors and dynamic flavors start to emerge thanks to the abundance of fresh and local produce, including fresh California avocados, that become ready for harvest. 

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(Family Features) Eating a high-protein breakfast can help provide energy and focus to keep your day on track. While many experts now recommend 25-30 grams of protein at each meal, the average breakfast plate only contains 13 grams. One way to help close the gap is to add an 8-ounce glass of…

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(Family Features) With a lot of parents facing the challenge of keeping housebound kids happy and healthy, this is the perfect time to teach kids the basics of nutrition and eating right.

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