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

Farmers Market Saturday: Braised Summer Scallions and Baby Onions

Between our CSA and our addiction to the farmers market, we have an embarrassment of riches right now. And two of the ingredients we are loving at the moment are baby onions and farm fresh scallions that are so big that they can nearly double as leeks. Which led us…

Baby Artichokes with Lemon and Fresh Basil

A Dream Realized: Baby Artichokes with Lemon and Fresh Basil

It was April, 2002, when a tentative and occasional home cook saw baby artichokes in the grocery store for the first time. She bought a package of them and brought them home. Because she was a little nervous by nature and was working long hours, she kept putting off trying…

Cheddar and Broccoli Rabe Soup

Cheddar and Broccoli Rabe Soup

It’s been a wild ride of a week in terms of the weather. Friday it was 75 degrees – Saturday it snowed. Currently hanging out on my dresser is a cute little floral dress, right next to a pair of long underwear. I’m ready for anything! When the cold snap…

Cheddar, Jalapeno and Dill Scones

Go Big or Go Home: Cheddar, Jalapeno and Dill Scones

Have you ever been down for no particular reason? For instance, you go to bed feeling happy, cheerful and sleepy and then you wake up, feeling like a blight on humanity. Yeah, that didn’t happen to me the other day at all. But, for the purposes of this exercise let’s…

Spicy Broccoli Rabe, Sausage and Bell Pepper Saute

Spicy Broccoli Rabe, Sausage and Bell Pepper Saute

Two weeks ago, Jedd and I packed our bags and headed to Maine for two nights and one glorious day of hanging out on the beach. Sure, early April isn’t the warmest time to play near the ocean – but we were lucky enough to have the sun shining and…