In a small, Northern Vermont Kitchen, we sate our appetites with homemade meals and a love of local ingredients.
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Triple-Dog Dare Almond and Thai Pepper Salsa

My cousin gave us a massive amount of cilantro last week and I’ve been trying to use it all before it goes wonky. And the other night (perhaps propelled by wine inspired joie de vivre) Jedd and I decided to use the cilantro, almonds* and several Thai chilies to make…

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Persimmon and Chili Jam

This is probably the easiest recipe I’ve ever put up here. And the crazy thing is that it only has three ingredients, but tastes like a whole fruit stand. It’s sweet and citrusy, and it’s got some real kick.

Warm Cranberry Vinaigrette

Warm Cranberry Vinaigrette

The big day is coming up next week, and to err on the side of caution I bought a bag of cranberries so I wouldn’t be short on Thanksgiving. And, of course, I immediately wanted to play with them.

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Coffee-crusted pork loin with Guinness sauce

(The migration from the old site to this beautiful new one continues. Like a few other recently re-posted recipes, this one jumped to the head of the line because we received a reader request. Thanks for contacting us! Man, a coffee-crusted pork loin with Guinness sauce sounds pretty good as…

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Making Homemade V8-Style Tomato Juice From Summer’s Tomato Harvest

(We’re still switching over to Word Press, so some older recipes haven’t appeared here yet. However, I received an email from a reader requesting this one from the vault, because she had a lot of wonderfully ripe summer tomatoes that she needed to use lickety-splickly. So, it just makes sense…