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,…

Phyllo BLT Tart

The thing about phyllo is, well, it takes a little time to prepare. A little TLC, as it were. Which makes it the perfect ingredient in case you’re feeling anti-social. If the phone rings? You literally shouldn’t take a break to answer it. You’re preparing phyllo.

Spicy Asparagus Potato Soup

So, what did you all think of the blizzard of 2017? As my grandfather used to say, “That was a humdinger!” I’m not nearly as enthusiastic about eclectic weather as he was, so my verbiage was a little more indelicate while I filled the bathtub with pails of water in…

Super Dirty Caperberry Martini

Every year for Christmas, Jedd gets me a bottle of caperberries. Because I’m kind of obsessed with them. One year we went out to dinner with another couple, and we split an antipasto appetizer – and lo and behold – there were caperberries on the platter! I’d never had them…

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?