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

Make your own seasoned salt

Making Homemade Seasoned Salt in a Pinch

I racked my brain and thought of what was in seasoned salt, and I realized we had everything in the kitchen to make my own.

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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…