In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.

Local Food

Playing with our local fruits and vegetables. Seasonal recipes inspired by our CSA and local farmers markets.

From Scratch

Everything is from scratch, even the ketchup, tahini and - yep - the microgreens...

Nothing is Impossible

Well, almost nothing. You can't make your own homemade MSG.

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A Very Basil Gazpacho

And this is when the getting gets good for summer produce. Between the CSA and the farmers market, I’ve had a constant grin. Gorgeous tomatoes filling three bowls on the table? Check. Bright purple onions? Check. Scallions longer than my arm? Check. Bags of basil bigger than my head (including…

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Greens, Greens and More Greens Pie

(We’re still doing a changeover to WordPress, and I’ve been lax about importing some older recipes. Note to self: Work faster on transferring old recipes! However, we received a reader request for this one. And it seems timely with all of the gorgeous greens in season. My oversight about getting…

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Szechuan Yellow Bean Slammers

Do you have gorgeous summer beans that need to be used? Do you like a lot of heat? Then you’re going to love this recipe. We really love it – not only for the flavor – but because it features Jedd’s first homegrown chili peppers.

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Making Homemade V8-Style Tomato Juice From Summer’s Tomato Harvest

(We’re still switching over to Word Press, so some older recipes haven’t appeared here yet. However, I received an email from a reader requesting this one from the vault, because she had a lot of wonderfully ripe summer tomatoes that she needed to use lickety-splickly. So, it just makes sense…

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Summer Pasta with Asparagus and Mint

Mint is one of those things that you have, and kind of wonder what to do with. Sure, we all make mint juleps and maybe throw some fresh mint in brownies – but then what?