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 —…

As the unfolding fall season triggers the annual transition of Vermont’s mountains and valleys from verdant green to impressionistic brushstrokes of orange, gold and red, a viewer’s thoughts turn to … pumpkin spice SPAM?!

Visitors to the small state of Vermont find themselves with a huge selection of local food and drink options. Stowe is second only to Vermont’s largest city in the number of liquor licenses currently valid, according to the Vermont Department of Liquor Control.

The fifth annual Vermont Cider Classic is Saturday, Sept. 28 at Cold Hollow Cider Mill in Waterbury Center. Attendees can sample hard ciders from around the state while enjoying live music and local food trucks. 

Find things to do this week in Stowe, Waterbury, Morrisville and across the county: community, exhibits, film and theater, kid-friendly, meetings, music and nightlife, sports and outdoors, talks, workshops and more.

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(NAPSI)—This holiday season, making a marvelous meal for friends and family can be easier than ever with clever new cookware: a roasting pan with a concave bottom that naturally lets the juices pool to either side for safer, faster basting.

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(Family Features) As a physical representation of cultures and regions from around the world, food can be more than just sustenance – it can connect you and your kitchen to faraway places. Whether you have opportunities to travel the globe or prefer to stick closer to home, foods can bring t…