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

Star Anise and Ginger Poached Pears

These pears will make you fall in love with yourself. They will make you fall in love with ginger, they will make you fall in love with star anise. And it just makes sense, because these were made with love for family Our nephew’s 1st birthday is coming right up,…

Chocolate, Strawberry and Smoked Salt Ice Cream

The title of this recipe might make you think, “Chocolate, oh yeah!” Or, “Strawberries, oh yeah!” But the real star isn’t the strawberries, chocolate, or even the banana that binds it all together. It’s the smoked salt.

Almond, Chocolate and Blueberry Muffins

Good ole December – the beginning of cold winter mornings. So, as soon as your feet hit the icy cold floor, why not preheat the oven, start a pot of coffee and make some super simple muffins?

Orange Honey Ricotta Peach Tart

This tart is full of citrusy flavor. Bonus: There’s rum in the crust! Every year for our friend Steve’s birthday, we hit the batting cages and then drink beer. It’s a fun little tradition. Granted, I’m not much of “pinch” hitter – but I do love it. Although, someday I…

Coffee, Chocolate and Butterscotch Cookies

Jedd is a morning coffee drinker. I’m an afternoon/evening coffee drinker. So our little coffee decanter gets a work out. And I always have an odd amount of coffee at the end of my “shift.” At 7 p.m. I’m ready for water and a glass of wine – not for…