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…

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…

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…

Squash

Stuffed Delicata Squash with Ginger Lemon Tea Couscous

In our last CSA basket for the season (sad sniffle) we had some beautiful delicata squash. And I wanted to celebrate them with a hearty stuffing that was as pretty as they were. I decided that couscous would be a natural with the squash, but instead of cooking it in…

Spicy Grilled Mini Pizzas with a Parsley, Tomato Gremolata

Spicy Grilled Mini Pizzas with a Parsley, Tomato Gremolata

I really believe that parsley is an under-utilized ingredient. I love the stuff. One of my odd little dating/dining embarrassments would be the fact that I wouldn’t eat the parsley on my plate when I was out with a guy. I was concerned that my parsley love might be considered…