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I love quotes that add meaning to my life. Here are a few to live by:

How should I eat? (Not too much)
—Michael Pollan

If it is so difficult to learn to cook, how did all those early pioneer women manage to cross the country in rugged covered wagons and feed troops of people from one big pot hung over an open fire?
—Marion Cunningham, from Learning to Cook

Treat treats as treats.
—Michael Pollan

No matter how you slice it through, grain-fed meat production systems are a drain on the global food supply.
—Jonathan A. Foley, director of the Institute on the Environment, U of MN

Events

Events Sponsored by In the Kitchen with Bronwyn

From time to time, In the Kitchen with Bronwyn, will host a culinary event around an interesting food project or person.

In 2011, I created a Bastille Day Dinner at the Lakeview Inn in Greensboro, VT, to celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

I was also lucky enough to be able to bring together food writers and authors Marian Burros, Jeff Roberts, Judith Jones, and Marialisa Calta for a panel discussion on Homecooking and the Development of the American Culinary Landscape. Both were big successes!

I am available as a consultant to help plan and market culinary events for others. Please email or call me at 802-862-5022.

 Upcoming Food Events

If I think your food-related event, in Vermont or beyond, is of interest to my readers I would be happy to feature it here.

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Events Sponsored by In the Kitchen with Bronwyn

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I was also lucky enough to be able to bring together food writers and authors Marian Burros, Jeff Roberts, Judith Jones, and Marialisa Calta for a panel discussion on Homecooking and the Development of the American Culinary Landscape. Both were big successes!

I am available as a consultant to help plan and market culinary events for others. Please email or call me at 802-862-5022.

 Upcoming Food Events

If I think your food-related event, in Vermont or beyond, is of interest to my readers I would be happy to feature it here.

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In 2011, I created a Bastille Day Dinner at the Lakeview Inn in Greensboro, VT, to celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

I was also lucky enough to be able to bring together food writers and authors Marian Burros, Jeff Roberts, Judith Jones, and Marialisa Calta for a panel discussion on Homecooking and the Development of the American Culinary Landscape. Both were big successes!

I am available as a consultant to help plan and market culinary events for others. Please email or call me at 802-862-5022.

 Upcoming Food Events

If I think your food-related event, in Vermont or beyond, is of interest to my readers I would be happy to feature it here.

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In 2011, I created a Bastille Day Dinner at the Lakeview Inn in Greensboro, VT, to celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking.

I was also lucky enough to be able to bring together food writers and authors Marian Burros, Jeff Roberts, Judith Jones, and Marialisa Calta for a panel discussion on Homecooking and the Development of the American Culinary Landscape. Both were big successes!

I am available as a consultant to help plan and market culinary events for others. Please email or call me at 802-862-5022.

 Upcoming Food Events

If I think your food-related event, in Vermont or beyond, is of interest to my readers I would be happy to feature it here.

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"Meet & Three" Thursdays at the Inn at Weathersfield Introducing Executive Chef Jean-Luc Matecat

Executive Chef Jean-Luc Matecat. Photo by Tom McNeill.

Executive Chef Jean-Luc Matecat. Photo by Tom McNeill.

To help introduce their new executive chef, Jean-Luc Matecat, The Inn at Weathersfield in Perkinsville, VT is offering “Meet & Three” Thursdays through March 23 (when the inn closes for mud season). A special 3-course dinner (with a choice of 2 starters and 2 main courses plus a dessert) featuring dishes from the chef’s Friday-Sunday tasting menus is being offered in the dining room for just $25. 

As a native Vermonter and son of a French chef, Jean-Luc Matecat learned early to respect food and seek out the freshest ingredients from local farms. After culinary school in California and studying under some of the finest chefs in New England, Jean-Luc’s career took him from Nantucket to northern Vermont and to France. His style is clean, rustic, yet classically rooted. His dishes change weekly and will continue to feature ingredients from local farms, as well as seafood from New England waters.

The Inn at Weathersfield is one of Southern Vermont’s hidden farm-to-table jewels and a premier New England culinary inn destination. Tucked on 21 wooded acres, the 12-guest room year-round inn is open for dining, weddings and events. It is conveniently located just minutes from Woodstock, Ludlow (Okemo Mountain) and Chester, yet far enough away to be a true retreat. Built in 1792 and having served as a stagecoach stop, the charming two-story aged gently as a private residence for over 150 years before becoming an inn. Old world charm found in the original wood floors, fireplaces, and exposed timber frame beams blends with modern spa baths and showers, flat screen TVs and WiFi throughout.                                              

The restaurant is open Wednesday through Sunday from 5:30-8:30 pm and the inn is open seven days a week. For more information call 802-263-9217, email stay@weathersfieldinn.com and visit www.weathersfieldinn.com.  

 

 

 

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