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.

Hot and Spicy Roasted Pecans

This time of year, all I want are homemade roasted nuts. (Correction, I’m actually a raging peanut addict all year long. But during the holidays, all I want are roasted pecans.) And these guys are fiery, salty, and completely addictive. Jedd doesn’t even like pecans and he ate about a…

Spicy Lemon Arugula Pesto

I’m a little bit of a heathen, because I like pesto more as a snack than on pasta. Just give me a bowl of pesto, some vegetables and bread – and I’m happy as a clam. And I love this recipe because no matter how much arugula we eat (and…

Apple Pie with Cheddar and a Touch of Cayenne

Do you love apples? Do you love sharp cheddar cheese? Do you love a hint of spice? Then you’re going to love this apple pie! It’s savory, it’s slightly sweet, and it’s completely addictive. It’s a Vermont tradition to eat apple pie with cheddar. Actually, it’s even more than that….

Apple Popovers with Cinnamon Butter

Last weekend when it was really – actually – hot in Vermont in late October, Jedd and I went apple picking in the islands of Lake Champlain. And we over indulged. We came home with a lot of apples. Many, many, apples. So, this recipe although incredibly delicious didn’t do…

Sichuan Peppercorn Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Cardamom Applesauce

Do you like to have your tongue tingle? If so, you’re going to really, really, love this recipe. Sichuan peppercorns literally make your tongue dance, and when that’s combined with sweet and savory applesauce – you’re in for a treat. This is something that would be perfect for a fall…