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

Spicy Pomegranate, Rose, and Sumac Chicken

I’ve wanted to play with pomegranate molasses for a while, but I kept forgetting to put it on the shopping list. And then finally once I got through a huge 6-week deadline, I told myself a bottle of that would be a little treat for myself. (And Jedd too, because…

Hands-Off Roasted Butternut Squash

A few years ago I had an unruly butternut squash that refused to be cubed. Maybe my knife was a little dull. Maybe I hadn’t had my Wheaties that morning. But I just couldn’t get a knife to go through that bad boy. I asked Jedd to help me out,…

Basil Blueberry Highball

If you’re still lucky enough to have some of the season’s last blueberries in your possession, this luscious little cocktail is the perfect way to celebrate summer and the impending change of seasons. I saw these local blueberries at the grocery store on my way home and, even though I…

Pearl Barley and Tatsoi Soup

  If bright bok choy and baby mustard greens had a love child, it would be tatsoi. It’s one of my favorite summer treats, and it’s perfect in this hearty soup. Now that (fingers crossed) the worst of the horrid heat wave is (hopefully) behind us, I can daydream about…

Chili Chocolate Coconut Bites

Earlier today I saw a television ad for an Almond Joy bar and I thought, “Wow. I haven’t had one of those since about 2002. Man, does that look insanely good.” However, having a day off – and not feeling like leaving the apartment –  I thought I’d take a…