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

Chocolate, Almond and Goji Berry Bars

I love almonds. But now with the drought in California, eating them is making me feel a wee bit guilty. One little almond consumes a gallon of water. And together, the almond crop gulps up 1.7 trillion gallons per year. Glug, glug, glug. So, I’m probably going to assuage my…

Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce

Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce

In honor of The Gilmore Girls finally coming out on Netflix streaming (and because it’s autumn – the perpetual season in Stars Hollow) – it only seemed right to make a sweet dessert. I was inspired by the following exchange to make an apple tart. Lorelai: “I can live without…

Berry Whip

Proust Had Fond Memories of Madeleines, We Had Cricks In Our Necks. Hello, Berry Whip!

Yesterday was my mother’s birthday and I told her I would like to make her a birthday dinner – but that she was on her own for her birthday dessert. Because she makes amazing deserts. Why not have the best? So I made her a pork wellington filled with meat…

Homemade truffles

Chili and Salt Chocolate Truffles

Doesn’t the title of this say it all? I’m drooling while I’m writing it. Yes, finally it’s happened. The woman who would hike a mile for cheese – rather than walk a foot for chocolate – has capitulated. Homemade truffles rule. I’ve always loved them though. It’s been a Valentine’s…

Clementine and Chocolate Scones with Orange Glaze

Clementine and Chocolate Scones with Orange Glaze

Our wedding anniversary earlier this week was as low key as it could possibly get. Jedd came home and napped, and then we watched The Middle and Nashville. But in between those shows, we made scones. And they were excellent little scones! We used leftover clementines from Christmas, and we…