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

Lime and Smoked Paprika Chicken in Lettuce Cups

Lime and Smoked Paprika Chicken in Lettuce Cups

We don’t watch sports. In fact, the only time we know which sports season it is happens when our friend, Steve, changes his phone availability from baseball to football season. “Hey, I was working on our project, and I have a question about that thing I’m writing for you.” “Nope,…

Philly Chicken Cheese Sandwiches

“Philly” Chicken Cheese Sandwiches

I’m not an expert on Philly cheese steaks. In fact, I’ve never even been to Philadelphia. But, I have been drunk and had the munchies. And there was a great place that used to be open late (post bar hours) where I’d go and get Philly chicken cheese sandwiches after…

Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Smoky Salsa

Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Smoky Salsa

Traditionally peppers are stuffed with hamburger, rice and tomato sauce. But, when working with spicy little poblanos, why not mirror their taste with a fresh smoky salsa along with bright yellow peppers? The answer is: Yes. Yes, you should do that. And you should throw some sharp cheddar in the…

Barbecued Pork with Blackened Red Peppers

Barbecued Pork with Blackened Red Peppers

For the last week our living room window has been a derivation on this theme. Whether it’s been snow or frost, we’ve been lucky if our view has been translucent at best. And when it’s this cold outside I like to get something on the stove to warm us up…