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

quinoa

Pico de Quinoa

Jedd and I went to Maine for a couple of days, and it was amazing. The first day was sunny and the sky was bright blue. The second day we were pummeled with wind and rain and crazy high waves. It was kind of the best of both worlds. But…

Apple Tomatillo Salsa

Apple Tomatillo Salsa

It’s the best of both worlds right now. We still have summer produce, but we’re also getting treats from fall. And that includes apples. Really, really, really, beautiful apples. Along with tomatillos. When we got home from the farmers market the other day, Jedd put the tomatillos in one of…

Blackened Chicken with Grilled Avocados

Blackened Chicken with Grilled Avocados and Jalapenos

This little dinner is stunning and pretty healthy. And by “pretty healthy,” I mean “very healthy.” The spices are all good for you and avocado and jalapenos? Oh, yeah. Bonus: by grilling the avocado you end up with a wonderfully softened and savory side dish. I just want to grill…

Avocado, Ancho and Cilantro Hummus

Avocado, Ancho and Cilantro Hummus

Summer is great for eating. Hello, Nature’s bounty! But the combination of hot weather and outdoor parties can leave me a little perplexed about what to bring to a barbecue or gathering by the lake. Dairy? Absolutely not. Pasta salad? Of course! However everyone brings those. (Literally. Everyone. I went…