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

Chili and Salt Chocolate Truffles

Doesn’t the title of this say it all? I’m drooling while I’m writing it. Yes, finally it’s happened. The woman who would hike a mile for cheese – rather than walk a foot for chocolate – has capitulated. Homemade truffles rule. I’ve always loved them though. It’s been a Valentine’s…

Clementine and Chocolate Scones with Orange Glaze

Clementine and Chocolate Scones with Orange Glaze

Our wedding anniversary earlier this week was as low key as it could possibly get. Jedd came home and napped, and then we watched The Middle and Nashville. But in between those shows, we made scones. And they were excellent little scones! We used leftover clementines from Christmas, and we…

Frozen Grapes

Frozen Grapes: They’re Like Candy

Last week I was talking with my mother when she asked if I had ever eaten frozen grapes. I told her that I hadn’t, and in fact I’d never even heard of them. She made them sound appetizing as a sweet snack or as a “grape cube” in a drink….

Candied Almonds with Sea Salt in an Apple, Bacon and Blue Cheese Salad

Candied Almonds with Sea Salt: A sweet surprise in an Apple, Bacon and Blue Cheese Salad

I’m not a big fan of sweets other than fruit, and I’m also not a huge blue cheese fan. But, the combination of sugar-coated almonds and blue cheese in this salad elevates both ingredients. It’s ridiculously good. Ridiculously. Good. I’ve been trying to really get into blue cheese for over…

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…