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

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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…

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Sunday Afternoon Bloody Mary

Now that the hot weather is over, I can have a Bloody Mary again. Jedd is hard core, and will drink them even if it’s a 100-degrees in the apartment. But to me a Bloody Mary is definitely one of the many benefits of fall and winter. Here’s Jedd’s recipe….

Blueberry and goat cheese salad

Blueberry and Goat Cheese Salad

The first time I made this salad, it was for a “beef party” we threw. I had just finished a big food writing job, and – hoo boy – did we have a lot of meat to eat. Chili, meatloaf, grilled steak with two sauces – yup. It was a…

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Heirloom Tomato, Tomatillo and Scallion Flatbread

Well, here we are. It’s December 5th, and it’s dark as pitch by 4 p.m. Memories of summer produce are pretty much just that. A memory. Or, so I thought. And then yesterday I spotted heirloom tomatoes in the grocery store.