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

Triple-Dog Dare Almond and Thai Pepper Salsa

My cousin gave us a massive amount of cilantro last week and I’ve been trying to use it all before it goes wonky. And the other night (perhaps propelled by wine inspired joie de vivre) Jedd and I decided to use the cilantro, almonds* and several Thai chilies to make…

Perfect Hash Browns

I use the salad spinner for potato galettes, but I’d never considered using it for hash browns. They’re delicious, and really easy.

Cucumber, Orange, and Wasabi Salad

This year I must have been very good, because I found a micro plane in my Christmas stocking. I’ve always used my little cheese grater for zesting, but wowza, what a difference. Normally I have to work to zest, but this was effortless. So with an orange in hand, I…

Chicken, Potato and Leek Gratin

Do you have two chicken breasts? A couple of potatoes and a leek? Hello, delicious gratin! I’m madly in love with this dish, because even though there aren’t a lot of ingredients – it packs a wallop of flavor. I think Jedd would be psyched if I made this five…