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

Pearl Barley and Tatsoi Soup

  If bright bok choy and baby mustard greens had a love child, it would be tatsoi. It’s one of my favorite summer treats, and it’s perfect in this hearty soup. Now that (fingers crossed) the worst of the horrid heat wave is (hopefully) behind us, I can daydream about…

Chili Chocolate Coconut Bites

Earlier today I saw a television ad for an Almond Joy bar and I thought, “Wow. I haven’t had one of those since about 2002. Man, does that look insanely good.” However, having a day off – and not feeling like leaving the apartment –  I thought I’d take a…

Blueberry Switchel

I feel like I have a “drink opening problem.” Scratch that. I know I have a problem opening containers. I’ve been guzzling iced tea during this hot spell, and my favorite type of iced tea has a weird clear plastic ring that you should be able to pull straight down…

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…

Spicy Thai Noodle and Egg Stir Fry

What can you do with a bulb of kohlrabi, a few eggs, a dozen strands of chives and a handful of peanuts? No, this isn’t the season finale of Chopped. This was what I saw this morning – hungry, in need of coffee, and with my lower back still throbbing…