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

This is probably the easiest recipe I’ve ever put up here. And the crazy thing is that it only has three ingredients, but tastes like a whole fruit stand. It’s sweet and citrusy, and it’s got some real kick.


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…


Making Homemade V8-Style Tomato Juice From Summer’s Tomato Harvest

(We’re still switching over to Word Press, so some older recipes haven’t appeared here yet. However, I received an email from a reader requesting this one from the vault, because she had a lot of wonderfully ripe summer tomatoes that she needed to use lickety-splickly. So, it just makes sense…

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Maple Wasabi Chicken Skewers

A few weeks ago, we received some maple syrup in our CSA basket, as a little bonus. The people who run it, are all sorts of awesome. Coincidentally Jedd was in Boston recently, and he hit a Korean grocery store. He brought me home all sorts of treats, including wasabi…


Chocolate Chip Cookies with Seasoned Salt

  The idea for these cookies came about like this: I was talking to our friend Steve on the phone, while we each were enjoying a cocktail. “So, I made something crazy good this week,” Steve said. “Oh yeah, what was it?” I asked. “Chocolate chip cookies with seasoned salt,” he…