In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.
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Oven drying hot peppers to make your own chili flakes

We have all seen the ubiquitous little shakers of red chili pepper flakes in pizza places. But I like to make my own dried chilis because they are cheaper –¬† 37 cents vs. $3.50 for a jar in the grocery store. They’re also¬† prettier. With beauty comes pain, though, so…

A Cajun “Chrimbo”

Some friends of ours are Mississippi expats living in Vermont, and we love doing holidays together (though not always in a timely fashion). This year, our very late Christmas “Chrimbo” celebration – teetering into Mardi Gras territory – was in their apartment, and the food was pure Cajun. So, while…