In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.
Green, Garlic-less, Sriracha-Type Sauce

Green, Garlic-less, Sriracha-Type Sauce

One of the few times Jedd and I have squawked at each other in the kitchen, was the first time I made pesto. I refused to put in a certain ingredient, because I just really don’t like it. “Launie, you can’t make pesto without garlic.” “Well, I’m going to.” “Pesto…

Garam Masala Almonds

Garam Masala Almonds

I know, I know. Current wisdom dictates that we’re supposed to ditch our spices after a year. However, that’s a rarity for the two of us. Some spices we’ll blow through in less than a month – other spices linger long past their aromatic phase. For instance, I’m not going…

Baby Artichokes with Lemon and Fresh Basil

A Dream Realized: Baby Artichokes with Lemon and Fresh Basil

It was April, 2002, when a tentative and occasional home cook saw baby artichokes in the grocery store for the first time. She bought a package of them and brought them home. Because she was a little nervous by nature and was working long hours, she kept putting off trying…