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

Why Spend Money on Sun Dried Tomatoes When You Can Oven Dry Them Instead?

They’re great on a pizza, a sandwich or just as a snack. But, sun dried tomatoes aren’t cheap, and for $1.99 you can make them yourself. Not only will you have the satisfaction of saving a few dollars – but you get to have the simple childlike joy of performing…

Cranberry Beans Stewed with Sage

A Many-Monikered Bean: Cranberry Beans Stewed with Sage

Launie and I are real suckers for a pretty ingredient. Especially if it’s one that we’ve never cooked with before. Launie’s been known to squeal a little when she finds one.

Homefries Three Ways

Homefries Three Ways

We all know what they should taste like – but why are the results so typically disappointing? Being an optimist by nature I usually try them in new places. Hey you never know, right?

Roasted Vegetable and Lentil Salad

Trying to Fight Off a Cold With Roasted Vegetable and Lentil Salad

As I chopped the vegetables it dawned on me that they would be great with lentils, and that together they could create a ridiculously healthy salad.

Cheddar Cheese Ball

A Cheddar Cheese Ball That’s Almost a Gift Itseslf

The secret arrow in my holiday quiver is this cheddar cheese ball. It’s simple to make, is incredibly addictive and can even make uneven gift giving seem on par. It’s kind of magical that way. For instance, my cousin gave us a DVD player (with Wi-Fi!) as an early Christmas…