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

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Blackberry Chipotle Sauce

Our grocery store had a sale on blackberries this week. So, now my crisper is full of them. Aside from the usual sweet treats, I thought it would be fun to make a savory sauce with them. Berries plus savory of course, made me think of spice. So I pulled…

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…