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

A Spicy Treat: Tomato Water Bloody Mary

Recently Jedd I have been watching a lot of Top Chef, which has been really fun. Thanks, Hulu! We’d only seen a few episodes on television, because we only had Bravo for a nanosecond in ’07. However, it did give us an evening of fun a few years ago. We…

Summer Cobb Salad

A Lush Summer Cobb Salad with Lemon Chicken

Minus the tomatoes, a cobb salad can pretty good any time of year. The ingredients don’t really need to rely on any particular seasonable produce, so it’s a fairly independent type of meal. But if you happen to have gorgeous farmers market vegetables, why not utilize them? We had three…

Blackened Chicken with Grilled Avocados

Blackened Chicken with Grilled Avocados and Jalapenos

This little dinner is stunning and pretty healthy. And by “pretty healthy,” I mean “very healthy.” The spices are all good for you and avocado and jalapenos? Oh, yeah. Bonus: by grilling the avocado you end up with a wonderfully softened and savory side dish. I just want to grill…

Berry Whip

Proust Had Fond Memories of Madeleines, We Had Cricks In Our Necks. Hello, Berry Whip!

Yesterday was my mother’s birthday and I told her I would like to make her a birthday dinner – but that she was on her own for her birthday dessert. Because she makes amazing deserts. Why not have the best? So I made her a pork wellington filled with meat…

Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Mozzarella and Thyme Stuffed Squash Blossoms (My Little Ode To the Sopranos)

It’s amazing how easy it is to lose touch with friends. Between life and work, sometimes we’re not great about driving a few miles to see each other. But when we do, it’s pretty wonderful. So, a couple of weeks ago when we spent the day and evening with friends…