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

Persimmon and Chili Jam

This is probably the easiest recipe I’ve ever put up here. And the crazy thing is that it only has three ingredients, but tastes like a whole fruit stand. It’s sweet and citrusy, and it’s got some real kick.

Warm Cranberry Vinaigrette

The big day is coming up next week, and to err on the side of caution I bought a bag of cranberries so I wouldn’t be short on Thanksgiving. And, of course, I immediately wanted to play with them.

Just What Is It About Cilantro Anyway?

(This is a repeat post from 2012. It seems pertinent with the holidays coming up. If you don’t feel like talking politics around the Thanksgiving table, just bring up cilantro! ~ Launie)   Politics, religion, same-sex marriage, breast feeding, health care, sometimes it seems that there’s nothing that American’s don’t…

Chicken with Curry Leaves

Jedd has been burning the candle at both ends. He’s been helping to care for a family member who’s recovering from surgery, he’s in two bands, and he still has to – you know – work. Oh, and hang with me and the kittens. Busy, busy, busy. But not too…