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

Sesame Gochujang Salad

This salad has heat. And by heat, I mean some lovely, lingering spice. Which means it would be perfect to bring to a picnic, or even to the batting cages on a super hot afternoon. “But, if the salad is spicy, why would you want to eat it when it’s…

Turkey and kale dumplings

Turkey, Kale and Lemongrass Fried Dumplings

This is an inadvertently healthy (adjacent) dish. Sure it’s fried, but it’s shallow fried for about a minute. And it has as many vegetables as it does meat.

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5-Spice Pork with Wasabi Barbecue Sauce

There are some condiments that I always need to have on hand. One of them is sesame oil. Do you have some leftover chicken you want to liven up? Boom! Sesame oil. Do you want a fun vinaigrette? Boom! Sesame oil.

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Cucumber, Orange, and 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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Just What Is It About Cilantro Anyway?

(This is a repeat post from 2012. It seems pertinent with the holidays coming up. If you don’t feel like talking politics around the Thanksgiving table, just bring up cilantro! ~ Launie)   Politics, religion, same-sex marriage, breast feeding, health care, sometimes it seems that there’s nothing that American’s don’t…