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.

Cherry Tomato Parmesan Crisps

  Do you ever have an idea that you think will totally fail, but then you try it and it works and you have a huge grin for half an hour? That’s what happened to me with these delicious parmesan chips. I kept coming up with reasons why they wouldn’t…

Spicy Thai Noodle and Egg Stir Fry

What can you do with a bulb of kohlrabi, a few eggs, a dozen strands of chives and a handful of peanuts? No, this isn’t the season finale of Chopped. This was what I saw this morning – hungry, in need of coffee, and with my lower back still throbbing…

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….