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

Homemade Tahini: The Easiest and Most Delicious Paste You'll Make

Homemade Tahini: The Easiest and Most Delicious Paste You’ll Make

For Christmas I received a small food processor as a gift from my cousin. It’s amazing. And the first thing I made with “Baby Blue,” was homemade tahini. Tahini isn’t only a foundation for hummus, it’s a wonderful addition to vinaigrettes, cold noodles – and don’t forget chicken shawarma. The…

Apple Tomatillo Salsa

Apple Tomatillo Salsa

It’s the best of both worlds right now. We still have summer produce, but we’re also getting treats from fall. And that includes apples. Really, really, really, beautiful apples. Along with tomatillos. When we got home from the farmers market the other day, Jedd put the tomatillos in one of…

Amazing Homemade Butter in the Food Processor

Amazing Homemade Butter in the Food Processor

If you know me even slightly, you’ll know that I’m as sentimental as the day is long. So, when my grandmother gave me a little butter churn, I promptly put in on my “cherished kitchen items” shelf. I have cause for getting a little misty in this case though. The…

Maple Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Maple Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

I’m spoiled in a lot of ways. Not the least of which is that I have family “in the biz.” Well, not that business. No, they’re not actors or in show business at all, but they are in the sugaring business. And oh, the wonderful maple syrup they give me…