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Spread a bit of citrus and spice on your daily bread

Spread a bit of citrus and spice on your daily bread

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Almost as popular as apple butter, this orangy pumpkin butter can be used on everything from pancakes, English muffins, breakfast breads, toast or as a dip for fresh fruit for the kiddos. Any way you decide to use this lively flavored “butter,” it is a great way to get rid of […]

Weston Playhouse to offer free video theater classes

Weston Playhouse to offer free video theater classes

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company’s Weston 101 series returns in February for its second year in a brand-new format: The six engaging and insightful videos about the up-coming season will now be free and easy to view directly on the Weston Playhouse website. Hosted by Piper Gooeve, WPTC director of education/artistic associate, Weston 101 will […]

Community events: Jan. 26 through Jan. 29, 2017

Community events: Jan. 26 through Jan. 29, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Jan. 26: Active Parenting Workshops held through March 9 Turn […]

Arts events: Jan. 24 through Jan. 28, 2017

Arts events: Jan. 24 through Jan. 28, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Jan. 24: Painting classes at Mountain Painters Gallery Start a […]

AMVETS Vermont Post seeks new members

AMVETS Vermont Post seeks new members

American Veterans Vermont Post 1 are inviting those who have served or who are currently serving in the United States military to join Vermontʼs only post of AMVETS. AMVETS is open to all veterans regardless of what time period you served.  It also accepts National Guard and Reservists without the need of having any active […]

Town planning as entertainment? Chester residents invited to video talk on small town revitalization

Town planning as entertainment? Chester residents invited to video talk on small town revitalization

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester residents and business owners are invited to a screening of an engaging and often humorous video talk by Orton Foundation trustee Ed McMahon Jr. titled Where Am I? The Power of Uniqueness, about the transformation of small towns in America that embrace their own special qualities. Kelly Arrison, a member […]

Spice up your weekend with Mexican chocolate bars

Spice up your weekend with Mexican chocolate bars

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com A little bit of heat with a touch of cinnamon make this flourless cake a true dedication to the Incan heritage of chocolate. By mixing everything right in the pan, you will abide by the best rule of thumb when it comes to a moist cake — keeping everything warm. Plus […]

Community events: Jan. 20 through Jan. 23, 2017

Community events: Jan. 20 through Jan. 23, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Jan. 20: Grand opening for new Chester ice rink The […]

Arts events: Jan. 21 through Jan. 24, 2017

Arts events: Jan. 21 through Jan. 24, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Jan. 21: FOLA screens ‘Gypsy’ Friends of Ludlow Auditorium streams […]

Your resolutions won't bat an eye over double chocolate cake

Your resolutions won’t bat an eye over double chocolate cake

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This double chocolate pound cake is a Yanked™ recipe because I have cut the amount of fat and sugar as well as creating a gluten-free cake that is exceptional, moist and delicious. Honestly, you will not be able to taste or feel the lack of gluten in this chocolaty delight. Nonstick […]

Arts events: Jan. 14-15, 2017

Arts events: Jan. 14-15, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Jan. 14 & 15: Chester resident solos in Brahms concert […]

Community events: through Jan. 18, 2017

Community events: through Jan. 18, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Through February: Bob Birbeck sketches at Whiting Library Whiting Library, […]

A snickerdoodle Doodlebop cake? Kids will love it

A snickerdoodle Doodlebop cake? Kids will love it

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Anyone remember the children’s Canadian TV show The Doodlebops? My children loved it! So here’s a cake I call Doodlebop. It’s not only its title that makes this cake a household favorite, it’s the flavors, which are reminiscent of a snickerdoodle cookie. It’s a softly scented cake that can just be […]

Wantastiquet Rotary to host membership reception

Wantastiquet Rotary to host membership reception

The Wantastiquet Rotary Club will host a membership reception on Jan. 12, 2017 at the Upper Pass Lodge on the Magic Mountain access road from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Anyone wishing to learn more about Rotary and what the local club is involved with in the community is welcome and will receive a drink plus […]

3SquaresVT boosts food purchasing power for senior citizens

3SquaresVT boosts food purchasing power for senior citizens

Many senior citizens are cutting back on their food budgets as expenses rise, but good nutrition is a key factor in lifelong health. To encourage healthy eating, the U.S. Department of Agriculture offers the 3SquaresVT program to help eligible Vermonters buy nutritious food. The benefits come on an EBT card that looks like a debit […]

Arts events: Jan. 6-Jan. 9, 2017

Arts events: Jan. 6-Jan. 9, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in their Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Jan. 6: Repertory Theater presents ‘Snippets’ On Friday, Jan. 6, […]

Community events: Jan. 5-Jan. 12, 2017

Community events: Jan. 5-Jan. 12, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in their Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Jan. 5: Genealogy group meets at Rock Library Discover your […]

Embrace the chill with these warming, thrilling & chilling books

Embrace the chill with these warming, thrilling & chilling books

By John Hoover © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC We’ve passed the winter solstice and we’ve survived the end of December holidays. The days are slowly lengthening but we still have considerable winter to get through. While some of our readers might be planning their gardens or reading travel guides to warmer places, over here at […]

Nutella adds so much to a simple coffee cake

Nutella adds so much to a simple coffee cake

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com I am hesitant to use the name Nutella because it is a brand name, and with all the issues that I faced about registering The Yankee Chef, it simply rubs me the wrong way. But one taste of that deliciously creamy spread and I was hooked. It wasn’t long before I […]

Annual Chester Senior Christmas Dinner feeds 150; Hospital volunteers raise funds for oncology equipment

Annual Chester Senior Christmas Dinner feeds 150;
Hospital volunteers raise funds for oncology equipment

The annual Senior Christmas Dinner, held at noon on Saturday Dec. 10 at Chester-Andover Elementary School, attracted more than 90 diners from the Chester region, according to Pat Budnick of Motel in the Meadow, who organized this year’s event. Organizers of the dinner, which has been held for at least 40 years, also delivered at […]