In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.
Light and Cheese Crackers with Scallions, Jalapenos and Olives

An Early Birthday Present: Light and Cheese Crackers with Scallions, Jalapenos and Olives

I’m going to divulge a deep and dirty secret about being a food blogger. We live and die by daylight. Artificial overhead light ruins the look of food and the right light is tricky. So, when the fall/winter light disappears by 3 p.m. in our north-facing apartment, it’s difficult to…

Green Chicken Chili

Green Chicken Chili

We are flush with vegetables and gourds from our winter CSA. And one of my favorite things in the world was prevalent this week – tomatillos. So, I whipped us up a batch of tomatillo salsa, and that was dinner one night with nachos. Then when the winter turned colder…

Pomegranate, Grapefruit and Blueberry Salad in a Champagne Vinaigrette

Pomegranate, Grapefruit and Blueberry Salad in a Champagne Vinaigrette

Poor Demeter. Her daughter, Persephone, was taken by Hades and carried away to the underworld. Demeter was the goddess of agriculture and the earth withered as crops dried up because Demeter was only concerned with finding her daughter. The cries of the hungry forced Zeus to get involved, and he…

Recipe for Master Chicken

Meeting Lynne Rossetto Kasper from The Splendid Table and a Recipe for Master Chicken

(Nobody was sitting, everyone wanted to stand in line for an autograph!) There are a lot of food “personalities” that we love, but only one has ever gotten us out of the apartment (and kitchen) to drive the length of the state on a rainy day. And that’s Lynne Rossetto…

Apple, Summer Savory and Chipotle Chutney Tart

Apple, Summer Savory and Chipotle Chutney Tart

Oh, the lovely things we find at the farmers market. Jedd was afraid that this past week might be the last because of the weather. (It snowed on Friday. Yikes!) So he came home arms a-bursting with a big, beautiful bunch of summer savory, apples, onions, parsley, cilantro, tomatillos, peppers…