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

Phyllo BLT Tart

The thing about phyllo is, well, it takes a little time to prepare. A little TLC, as it were. Which makes it the perfect ingredient in case you’re feeling anti-social. If the phone rings? You literally shouldn’t take a break to answer it. You’re preparing phyllo.

Spicy Asparagus Potato Soup

So, what did you all think of the blizzard of 2017? As my grandfather used to say, “That was a humdinger!” I’m not nearly as enthusiastic about eclectic weather as he was, so my verbiage was a little more indelicate while I filled the bathtub with pails of water in…

Super Dirty Caperberry Martini

Every year for Christmas, Jedd gets me a bottle of caperberries. Because I’m kind of obsessed with them. One year we went out to dinner with another couple, and we split an antipasto appetizer – and lo and behold – there were caperberries on the platter! I’d never had them…

Pumpkin and Cayenne Chili

Pumpkin is good in coffee, but man oh man, it’s amazing in chili. The slight sweetness lets you pile on the heat without making it crazy hot. It just has layers and layers of flavor. Jedd and I have had this for dinner for the last three days, and I’m…

Blackened Fried Green Tomatoes

Every summer I buy green tomatoes. Every summer I say I’m going to deep fry them. Every summer I get randomly intimidated by the idea, and I don’t. This summer, I finally did.