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

Pumpkin is good in coffee, but man oh man, it’s amazing in chili. The slight sweetness lets you pile on the heat without making it crazy hot. It just has layers and layers of flavor. Jedd and I have had this for dinner for the last three days, and I’m…

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Blackened Fried Green Tomatoes

Every summer I buy green tomatoes. Every summer I say I’m going to deep fry them. Every summer I get randomly intimidated by the idea, and I don’t. This summer, I finally did.

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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…