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

Chocolate, Almond and Goji Berry Bars

I love almonds. But now with the drought in California, eating them is making me feel a wee bit guilty. One little almond consumes a gallon of water. And together, the almond crop gulps up 1.7 trillion gallons per year. Glug, glug, glug. So, I’m probably going to assuage my…

Homemade Soft Pretzel Rods

Homemade Soft Pretzel Rods with Spicy Cheddar Onion Dip

I love homemade pretzels. Whether they’re rods, bites or twists, they’re the perfect warm and savory snack. Or a meal, in the case of this recipe. Hello, fifty pretzels! Hello, spicy cheddar dip! Serve these with some crudités to feel like a good adult who eats their vegetables, and you’ll…

Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce

Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce

In honor of The Gilmore Girls finally coming out on Netflix streaming (and because it’s autumn – the perpetual season in Stars Hollow) – it only seemed right to make a sweet dessert. I was inspired by the following exchange to make an apple tart. Lorelai: “I can live without…

Dilled Asparagus, Leek and Parmesan Tart

Dilled Asparagus, Leek and Parmesan Tart

I had a friend over for dinner the other night, and I had the joy of turning her onto puff pastry. It was like Christmas morning when we were kids. “Ooooh, it’s so pretty!” Yes, it was. Puff pastry is magical because it can elevate the simplest ingredients into a…

Spicy Swiss Cheese and Green Olive Crackers

Spicy Swiss Cheese and Green Olive Crackers

Hello, Superbowl Sunday! Although the closest I get to following a team is re-watching Friday Night Lights, the day does lend itself to festive party food – if only because it’s still dark as pitch outside. Bring on the snack food! And these crackers are delicious, simple to make and…