Essay, Food, History, UpCountry Kitchen

Gather in gratitude

Contemporary Thanksgiving prep pales in comparison to past celebrations Metro Creative By Robin Anish Historians tell us that the first Thanksgiving feast celebrated by the Pilgrims bears little in common with the Thanksgiving feasts of today; but, what they do share in common is the reason for the feast. Then, as now, families and friends… Continue reading Gather in gratitude

Celebrations, Food

Kitchens are hopping in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont!

By Robin Anish Roast turkey, oyster stuffing, mashed potatoes, squash, turnip, pies and puddings — traditional fare found on any New England Thanksgiving table — mark the start of a season of eating. Amidst the holiday season that spans from November through December, there is no other time of year that people are more enthusiastic… Continue reading Kitchens are hopping in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont!