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

Cold Asian Salad with Apartment-Grown Corn Sprouts

  We’ve had some big good life news. After nearly a decade in a small, dark little railroad-style apartment, we moved into a big new place with lots of light. However, even though we gained an eating space, dishes are still stacked perpendicularity on the kitchen counter. Mama didn’t gain…

Spicy Lentil Salad

Spicy Lentil Salad with Chili Oil Vinaigrette

Happy 350th recipe everyone! That’s kind of a fun number, so I’m going to post this recipe which is one of my favorites. I love this salad. The hands on time is basically about 5 minutes, and it’s deliciously spicy and fresh. It’s perfect for lunches (or even lunch boxes)…

scallion pancake

Yes, Virginia. You Can Freeze Scallions and Make a Sriracha Pancake with Them

The title is a play off of the movie “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus,” because for the last two years I’ve only had these amazing scallions in the summer and was stymied about how to make them last. Then it dawned on me – freeze them for the…

Spicy Asian Beef and Radish Stew

Spicy Asian Beef and Radish Stew

Recently we were inundated with radishes, which is never a problem. Radishes with butter and a little sea salt make one of the best summer snacks. But, it got to the point where it seemed like we just couldn’t make a dent in the pretty, purple, peppery, little guys taking…

Teriyaki Sauce

Teriyaki Sauce: It’s the Gift That Keeps on Giving

A few weeks ago Jedd and I went out to dinner, which is a rarity for us. I write about food for paychecks, so I cook several times a day. Although what we have in the fridge by the end of the day may not make sense as a full…