In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.
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Ginger’s Grilled Sugar Plum Salad

(Note: In no way was this salad endorsed by Jedd’s Aunt Ginger. However, since she gave me the sugar plums, I felt like she deserved a shout out. That said, I think she’d like it.)

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Chicken Panzanella Salad with Flax Seed Croutons

Flax seed croutons in a panzanella salad? Yes please. For years I wished I liked wheat bread. I know how good it is compared to white bread, but the taste just turned me off. Jedd loves wheat bread, my parents love it, even my grandmother, who’s in an assisted living…

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Cold Asian Salad with Apartment-Grown Corn Sprouts

  We’ve had some big good life news. After nearly a decade in a small, dark little railroad-style apartment, we moved into a big new place with lots of light. However, even though we gained an eating space, dishes are still stacked perpendicularity on the kitchen counter. Mama didn’t gain…

Chipotle Lime Lentil Salad

Chipotle Lime Lentil Salad: It’s a Slow Heat

We all have our own versions of food as “pick me ups.” Whether it’s soup when we’re fighting off a cold, cayenne to warm up, or ice cream to celebrate – there’s some sort of food to fit that need. For me, it’s lentil salad when I’m tired or run…

Homemade (No-Mayo) Ranch Dressing

Homemade (No-Mayo) Ranch Dressing

When we were first dating, Jedd and I could talk for hours about things we loved and disliked. We both love the Beatles and Rolling Stones. We both dislike mayonnaise. Those two topics could keep us chatting for hours after work, over a pint of beer. (More music than mayonnaise…