Maple Cardamom Glazed Salmon

  The blog’s food correspondent Maple Trout Lilli writes: First, a little history on this very-unique-not-often-used spice we’ve pared with maple syrup.   Did you know that: In ancient Eastern medical traditions, cardamom could cure a sore throat, teeth and gum infections, congestion, tuberculosis, stomach, kidney, and lung problems, and also be used as an antidote… Read More

Daylight Savings Breakfast

Maple Trout Lilli springs forward with a light take on breakfast:   DAYLIGHT SAVINGS BREAKFAST The gap between store-bought granola and homemade is so vast, there’s no bridging it. There is only accepting that once you make it at home, you’ll never go back to store- bought….and if you make this once, you’ll make it… Read More


  Our Food Correspondent Maple Trout Lilli writes:   GREEN, GREENS, GREENS I recently read an article whose byline was “Let’s all stop pretending we love Kale.” Agreed, so let’s eat Chard instead. A vibrant dressing makes these humble leaves go Ka-Pow. Jolt your taste buds like the Nebraska Knoll crew jolts the boiling sap… Read More