Maple Trees + Spring = Liquid Gold

Maple syrup. Ubiquitous and delightful. Celebrated and loved. The sweet liquid gold of our green mountains. Vermont is well known for its sugar houses that dot our working landscape, belching steam from its vents and smoke…

Rhubarb Chutney

Fact: rhubarb is tart. Lie: In order to enjoy rhubarb we must overwhelm it with sweetness. While the sweetness of ripe strawberries certainly pairs well with rhubarb, rhubarb can actually be a star all on its own. When I saw the first…

Wild Leek Risotto

The world of food is filled with misconceptions. And I love to do my best to clarify them. Today’s clarification: Risotto. Creamy, rich and delicious, risotto has a reputation of being a laborious and challenging dish…

Gado Gado: An Indonesian Salad

You probably don’t need another salad recipe. That’s why I’m sharing a salad idea. Gado Gado, which translates to “mix mix,” is made up of surprisingly ordinary ingredients – raw or cooked vegetables, greens, eggs,…

Maple Roasted Beets and Oranges

I walked a bunch of food magazines in the store yesterday and had to laugh. In what must be their California based test kitchens, they’re busy cooking with asparagus, peas, bunches of herbs and other…

Spring

Anytime Vegetable Curry

Anytime Vegetable Curry

Curry has been on my dinner rotation quite often lately. Maybe you tried the eggplant one I shared with you recently. Well…

Grilled Asparagus

Late spring and early summer is when you’ll find asparagus…

Pea Shoots

Have you tried pea shoots? How about sunflower? Shoots are…

Bean, Green & Grain Salad

In case you haven’t heard, we’re running a special series…