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

Homemade Soft Pretzel Rods with Spicy Cheddar Onion Dip

I love homemade pretzels. Whether they’re rods, bites or twists, they’re the perfect warm and savory snack. Or a meal, in the case of this recipe. Hello, fifty pretzels! Hello, spicy cheddar dip! Serve these with some crudités to feel like a good adult who eats their vegetables, and you’ll…

Cheddar Cheese Ball

A Cheddar Cheese Ball That’s Almost a Gift Itseslf

The secret arrow in my holiday quiver is this cheddar cheese ball. It’s simple to make, is incredibly addictive and can even make uneven gift giving seem on par. It’s kind of magical that way. For instance, my cousin gave us a DVD player (with Wi-Fi!) as an early Christmas…

Thanksgiving Wine Parings

A Thanksgiving Menu with the Perfect Wine Pairings

(Editors’ Note: Planning a full Thanksgiving menu can be a formidable challenge. Picking just the right wines to serve with that feast can be equally challenging – especially if you don’t want to break the bank. So, to help make your Thanksgiving dinner a success, we’ve joined forces with our…

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…