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

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…

Cheddar, Broccoli and Chicken Hand Pies

I’m a big fan of chicken. Specifically, I’m a big fan of making fun things with leftover chicken. I’m also a huge fan of cheese, dill, and broccoli. See where this is going? Oh, yeah. Hello, creamy, dilly, savory, chicken hand pies. The other fun thing about this recipe is…

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…

Hot and Spicy Roasted Pecans

This time of year, all I want are homemade roasted nuts. (Correction, I’m actually a raging peanut addict all year long. But during the holidays, all I want are roasted pecans.) And these guys are fiery, salty, and completely addictive. Jedd doesn’t even like pecans and he ate about a…

Apple Pie with Cheddar and a Touch of Cayenne

Do you love apples? Do you love sharp cheddar cheese? Do you love a hint of spice? Then you’re going to love this apple pie! It’s savory, it’s slightly sweet, and it’s completely addictive. It’s a Vermont tradition to eat apple pie with cheddar. Actually, it’s even more than that….