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.

Avocado quinoa spinach salad

Lemony Quinoa, Avocado and Spinach Salad

I was tempted to put “superfood” in the title, but y’all are smart enough to know that, of course. Quinoa+spinach+avocados is going to make a very healthy salad. But this is also loaded with lemon and dill. So, it’s not only good for you – it’s also very, very, good….

Spinach Tortellini soup

Spinach Tortellini Soup

Hello February, you old so and so. Grey skies that vacillate between snow and rain, ice, sleet, and hail. We know what your game is. But guess what we have to fight against you? Soup. Delicious, simple, and comforting soup.

salsa-final

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…

Hash Browns

Perfect Hash Browns

For years when the urge for hash browns hit, I would just make oven roasted home fries. Hash browns can kind of be a pain. You have to use half a roll of paper towels to get the potatoes really dry, and who has time for that? Then over the…

Cucumber wasabi salad 1

Cucumber, Orange 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…