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

Bacon Caprese Farfalle Salad

I finally got smart (ish) today. With the CSA kicking into full swing, it’s easy to let things languish or get buried in the fridge. So, I poured myself a cup of coffee, and made a list of everything that needs to be used sooner rather than later, along with…

Cheddar, Broccoli and Chicken Hand Pies

I’m a big fan of chicken. Specifically, I’m a big fan of making fun things with leftover chicken. I’m also a huge fan of cheese, dill, and broccoli. See where this is going? Oh, yeah. Hello, creamy, dilly, savory, chicken hand pies. The other fun thing about this recipe is…

Cherry Tomato Parmesan Crisps

  Do you ever have an idea that you think will totally fail, but then you try it and it works and you have a huge grin for half an hour? That’s what happened to me with these delicious parmesan chips. I kept coming up with reasons why they wouldn’t…

Hot and Spicy Roasted Pecans

This time of year, all I want are homemade roasted nuts. (Correction, I’m actually a raging peanut addict all year long. But during the holidays, all I want are roasted pecans.) And these guys are fiery, salty, and completely addictive. Jedd doesn’t even like pecans and he ate about a…

Spicy Lemon Arugula Pesto

I’m a little bit of a heathen, because I like pesto more as a snack than on pasta. Just give me a bowl of pesto, some vegetables and bread – and I’m happy as a clam. And I love this recipe because no matter how much arugula we eat (and…