In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.
Spicy Broccoli Rabe, Sausage and Bell Pepper Saute

Spicy Broccoli Rabe, Sausage and Bell Pepper Saute

Two weeks ago, Jedd and I packed our bags and headed to Maine for two nights and one glorious day of hanging out on the beach. Sure, early April isn’t the warmest time to play near the ocean – but we were lucky enough to have the sun shining and…

Tomato Ricotta Tart

Happy Spring! Tomato Ricotta Tart

Spring is in the air. I can say that with authority because when I walked around town doing errands today, I kept running into friends and acquaintances who all said, “Spring is in the air!” See, I told you I was authoritative. Street chats aside, the other reason I know…

Teriyaki Sauce

Teriyaki Sauce: It’s the Gift That Keeps on Giving

A few weeks ago Jedd and I went out to dinner, which is a rarity for us. I write about food for paychecks, so I cook several times a day. Although what we have in the fridge by the end of the day may not make sense as a full…

Ugli Fruit and Mango Salsa

It’s Beautiful and Spicy: Ugli Fruit and Mango Salsa

As we’ve established on these pages, I’m a cheap date. I don’t need flowers or chocolate to make my day. But I am a sucker for a new ingredient. So, when Jedd brought me home an ugli fruit the other day I couldn’t wait to use it. In case you’ve…

Frozen Grapes

Frozen Grapes: They’re Like Candy

Last week I was talking with my mother when she asked if I had ever eaten frozen grapes. I told her that I hadn’t, and in fact I’d never even heard of them. She made them sound appetizing as a sweet snack or as a “grape cube” in a drink….