In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.
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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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Potato, Turnip Greens, Cheddar and Thyme Tart

My newest green obsession is turnip greens. I want them in everything. They’re peppery and bright, and right now is the time when I can have as many as I want. Because it’s CSA season. Also, Jedd’s indoor garden is thriving, which means that I have more herbs than I…

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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…

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Rhubarb Mimosas: The Perfect Drink For a Party

There’s an old saying, “Simple syrup makes everything better.” Wait, that’s not an old saying? I just made it up? Busted. But simple syrup does make things delicious. Along with rhubarb, which is taking over our crisper. Last week I went to the farmers market, and got there at the…