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


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…