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

Do you have gorgeous summer beans that need to be used? Do you like a lot of heat? Then you’re going to love this recipe. We really love it – not only for the flavor – but because it features Jedd’s first homegrown chili peppers.

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Summer Pasta with Asparagus and Mint

Mint is one of those things that you have, and kind of wonder what to do with. Sure, we all make mint juleps and maybe throw some fresh mint in brownies – but then what?

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Ginger’s Grilled Sugar Plum Salad

(Note: In no way was this salad endorsed by Jedd’s Aunt Ginger. However, since she gave me the sugar plums, I felt like she deserved a shout out. That said, I think she’d like it.)

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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…

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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…