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

Star Anise and Ginger Poached Pears

These pears will make you fall in love with yourself. They will make you fall in love with ginger, they will make you fall in love with star anise. And it just makes sense, because these were made with love for family Our nephew’s 1st birthday is coming right up,…

Almond, Chocolate and Blueberry Muffins

Good ole December – the beginning of cold winter mornings. So, as soon as your feet hit the icy cold floor, why not preheat the oven, start a pot of coffee and make some super simple muffins?

Orange and Star Anise Scones with Grapefruit Glaze

I’ve been a nut for citrus lately. A nut! But, I overbought oranges and found myself desperately looking for ways to use them before they went bad. We also had the world’s smallest and weirdest amount of grapefruit juice in the fridge. Seriously, like 2 tablespoons.

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….

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…