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

Farmers Market Saturday: Braised Summer Scallions and Baby Onions

Between our CSA and our addiction to the farmers market, we have an embarrassment of riches right now. And two of the ingredients we are loving at the moment are baby onions and farm fresh scallions that are so big that they can nearly double as leeks. Which led us…

Spicy Sesame Kale Slaw

Spicy Sesame Kale Slaw

On the 4th of July I was completely oblivious to the holiday. Jedd was at work, and I was doing boring (but necessary) things like paying bills and doing housework. Not that I really minded the chores, because I had a Raising Hope marathon on all day while I washed…

Spicy Saffron Chicken with Turmeric Rice

Highbrow/Lowbrow Spicy Saffron Chicken with Turmeric Rice

Okay, so the title of this post is a little misleading, because turmeric isn’t really “lowbrow.” But for years I’ve thought of it as “saffron coloring for the fiscally challenged.” I love to use it in rice because it makes it so bright and cheerful for pennies a batch. It’s…

CSA Vegetables

Freezing Summer Herbs: A Present to “January Us” from “July Us”

When it comes to motivation I often find the needs of “Today Me” facing off with the interests of “Tomorrow Me.” For instance, the thought “I don’t feel like doing dishes tonight. I’ll do them tomorrow,” is almost always followed by, “But, wouldn’t ‘Tomorrow Launie’ rather have them done tonight?…

Parsley Gazpacho

Parsley Gazpacho

I love salad for breakfast. Up until a few years ago I thought this made me a little odd. I had been mocked enough by roommates and friends that I learned to keep my fondness for morning salads to myself. I can’t tell you how many times in various situations,…