In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.
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Cheddar and Green Chili Quesadillas

This is my go-to lunch when I’m so hungry I can’t think straight. It’s easy, delicious, spicy, and there’s not much dangerous prep work. You know, because I’m so spacey that I shouldn’t be handling sharp objects for long.

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Chicken and Quinoa Chili

I love this chili recipe because it’s fast, it’s filling, it’s delicious and it’s spicy. Or as I like to call it, “The Perfect Wednesday Night Dinner.”

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Just What Is It About Cilantro Anyway?

(This is a repeat post from 2012. It seems pertinent with the holidays coming up. If you don’t feel like talking politics around the Thanksgiving table, just bring up cilantro! ~ Launie)   Politics, religion, same-sex marriage, breast feeding, health care, sometimes it seems that there’s nothing that American’s don’t…

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Spicy Slow Cooked Pulled Pork with Tomatillo Quinoa

I love this recipe because it’s simple, spicy and fairly hands off. Hello, easy meal when you don’t necessarily feel like cooking! The pork is crazy tender, and the quinoa is full of citrus flavor from the tomatillos. You could also serve the flavorful pork on nachos, sandwiches, or with…

Chipotle Lime Lentil Salad

Chipotle Lime Lentil Salad: It’s a Slow Heat

We all have our own versions of food as “pick me ups.” Whether it’s soup when we’re fighting off a cold, cayenne to warm up, or ice cream to celebrate – there’s some sort of food to fit that need. For me, it’s lentil salad when I’m tired or run…