Cheese and Crackers Exalted

The blog’s local food correspondent Maple Trout Lilli just dropped off a plate of fresh crackers and cheese. I’m struggling to save one tiny little shard for Chief of Operations who is too busy to eat. (Change of weather: We’re collecting sap now.)   Maple Trout Lilli writes: I recommend placing a thin slice of your… Read More

Shadow Tapping

Being the first Tuesday in March, today is Town Meeting Day, a guidepost marking the turn of seasons. Town Meeting Day is to sugar season what Memorial Day is to summer. For me, both days signal permission to buy paper plates. Of course, we speculate on when the season will break open. Always, we say, “I… Read More