In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.
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Triple-Dog Dare Almond and Thai Pepper Salsa

My cousin gave us a massive amount of cilantro last week and I’ve been trying to use it all before it goes wonky. And the other night (perhaps propelled by wine inspired joie de vivre) Jedd and I decided to use the cilantro, almonds* and several Thai chilies to make…

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Chicken, Potato and Leek Gratin

Do you have two chicken breasts? A couple of potatoes and a leek? Hello, delicious gratin! I’m madly in love with this dish, because even though there aren’t a lot of ingredients – it packs a wallop of flavor. I think Jedd would be psyched if I made this five…

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Slow Cooked Pork in Wine and Thyme

How to make a pork loin succulent and tender? Cook it in the slow cooker to create a delicious rustic French stew recipe. The combination of the white wine along with the root vegetables and thyme elevates this simple meal to make it perfect for company – or just a…

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Sunday Afternoon Bloody Mary

Now that the hot weather is over, I can have a Bloody Mary again. Jedd is hard core, and will drink them even if it’s a 100-degrees in the apartment. But to me a Bloody Mary is definitely one of the many benefits of fall and winter. Here’s Jedd’s recipe….

Chocolate bark

Chipotle, Chocolate, Peanut and Papaya Bark

With the holidays coming up, I like to have crazy simple recipes in my little bag o’tricks. And it doesn’t get easier than this. The hardest thing is leveling the chocolate with an offset spatula. Which, as I’m sure you can imagine, isn’t difficult at all.