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

Local Food

Playing with our local fruits and vegetables. Seasonal recipes inspired by our CSA and local farmers markets.

From Scratch

Everything is from scratch, even the ketchup, tahini and - yep - the microgreens...

Nothing is Impossible

Well, almost nothing. You can't make your own homemade MSG.

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Coffee-crusted pork loin with Guinness sauce

(The migration from the old site to this beautiful new one continues. Like a few other recently re-posted recipes, this one jumped to the head of the line because we received a reader request. Thanks for contacting us! Man, a coffee-crusted pork loin with Guinness sauce sounds pretty good as…

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Chocolate Blueberry Cookies

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth. My obsessions run more toward tomatoes, because apparently I make no sense. But a couple of weeks ago when the temperature climbed back in the 90’s, (and it was too hot to turn the oven on) I woke up craving chocolate blueberry…

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Braised Potatoes with Butter Chive Sauce

If you’re looking for a healthy summer recipe, this isn’t the recipe for you. Obi Wan says, “This is not the recipe you’re looking for. You will let this recipe pass.” However, if you’re looking for something delicious, salty and buttery, with new potatoes – you’re going to be right…


A Very Basil Gazpacho

And this is when the getting gets good for summer produce. Between the CSA and the farmers market, I’ve had a constant grin. Gorgeous tomatoes filling three bowls on the table? Check. Bright purple onions? Check. Scallions longer than my arm? Check. Bags of basil bigger than my head (including…

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Greens, Greens and More Greens Pie

(We’re still doing a changeover to WordPress, and I’ve been lax about importing some older recipes. Note to self: Work faster on transferring old recipes! However, we received a reader request for this one. And it seems timely with all of the gorgeous greens in season. My oversight about getting…