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

Basil Blueberry Highball

If you’re still lucky enough to have some of the season’s last blueberries in your possession, this luscious little cocktail is the perfect way to celebrate summer and the impending change of seasons. I saw these local blueberries at the grocery store on my way home and, even though I…

The Perfect Summer Drink: Cherry Basil Gin and Tonics

We received a ton of gorgeous basil in our CSA this week, and I have cherries on hand because – well – I’ve been craving everything cherry recently. Chicken and cherries, cherry smoothies, so why not add some cherries to the everyone’s favorite summer cocktail? And then it dawned on…

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…

Maple Whiskey Cocktail

Fall is almost here. I saw a little yellow leaf fall on the grass the other day, but that wasn’t the big indicator of the changing season. The big tipoff is the air. It’s feeling a little crisp, a little cleaner. Even when it’s hot enough to run the air…

Basil, Lime, Mint and Ginger Water

This recipe is a little slice of heaven on a 93° afternoon. It’s as cold as a popsicle, and tastes like pure freshness. And the best part is, that it’s simple – which makes it perfect when you can barely tear yourself away from the fan.