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Lamb and Green Squash Dumplings

Makes 24 dumplings
Prep: 20 minutes
Total: 2 hours


2 tablespoons sichuan peppercorns, toasted
1 small zucchini, grated
1 pound ground lamb
3 scallions, finely chopped, white and green parts
2 tablespoons sherry cooking wine
1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon kosher salt
24 panfried dumpling wrappers
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1 teaspoon vegetable oil


1. In a small bowl, soak the peppercorns in 1/3 cup of lukewarm water for at least 1 hour, then strain out and discard the peppercorns. Wrap the zucchini in a clean cheesecloth or tea towel and squeeze to wring out excess moisture.

2. In a medium bowl, add the lamb and slowly pour in the peppercorn-infused water, a few … Read the rest

Holton Farms

“Holton Farms is owned by cousins Seth Holton and Jurrien Swarts and family friend George Hornig. The Holton family, among the first settlers of Westminster, Vermont, has been farming this quaint village for over 200 years. As eighth generation farmers, we take farming seriously. We use sustainable farming methods, not because it’s in fashion, but because it makes sense and it’s the right thing to do.

Our farm produces a diverse selection of agricultural products including organic and conventional vegetables, herbs and fruits, grass fed beef cows, pigs, lambs, chickens, turkeys, eggs, maple syrup and honey. We also offer high-quality products from a number of neighboring farms and other local artisanal producers.”

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The Yarn Tree



“The Yarn Tree is a specialty shop committed to providing its customers with an impressive variety of high-quality yarns and fibers. Opened in summer 2001 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the shop is owned and run by weaver, dyer and fiber-expert Linda LaBelle.

Here you will find classes in knitting, crochet, weaving, spinning, felt-making, embroidery, as well as workshops in both natural and low-impact dyeing. Linda is committed to working with small yarn producers, even dealing directly with the sheep farms and working with hand-dyers. You will only find natural fibers at The Yarn Tree.

In September of 2009, The YarnTree partnered with Linda Geren of Highview Farm to carry not only her beautiful yarn but her meat as well. Linda raises hormone-free, meadow-raised sheep and … Read the rest