Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pie is one of my favorite desserts, especially around thanksgiving. This recipe was created by Chef Leah Chase with her unique pecan crust. If making homemade crust is not your cup of tea, you can always substitute a store-bought crust. Sweet Potato Pie Pie Filling Ingredients: 4 large sweet potatoes, boiled until tender […]

Kale Pesto

I normally think of pesto as a summer treat when there is plenty of fresh basil, but delicious pesto can me made from then just basil! This recipe uses kale, but really any leafy greens can be blended to make pesto anytime. An added bonus of using kale instead of basil is that it won’t […]

Roasted Potato Slices with Sage

Roasted potato slices with sage are a tasty treat that are quick and easy to make, either as a snack or as a side dish. Experiment with different herbs and spices! Like a little spice? Add some red pepper flakes. Don’t have sage? Substitute another one of your favorite herbs. Ingredients: Salt Pepper 2 tablespoons […]

Zucchini & Summer Squash Galette

Galette, a free-form French pastry, includes some of my favorite elements: Handmade, rustic, plenty of butter, and filled with cheese and vegetables, this pastry makes a great addition to – or centerpiece of – any breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Flaky, warm and savory, this dish is sure to satisfy. Here’s how: INGREDIENTS: 2 or […]

Summer Tacos

I prefer my food in the summer to be fresh and cooling, like salads, tomato sandwiches, and TACOS! Tacos in my house include lots of garden-fresh veggies like cabbage, corn, carrots, scallions, cilantro, tomatoes… Mmmm. I like to combine my veggies into one big salad or ‘slaw, and then keep it in the fridge for […]

Garlic Scape Pesto

The first time I saw garlic scapes was at a farm stand down the road from my house. I had never cooked with them before, but thankfully the grower had put a pile of printed out recipes next to the scapes for sale. That’s where I picked up this recipe for garlic scape pesto. It’s […]

Radish & Cucumber Salad

On a hot summer day, this salad will cool you off, while adding some exciting flavor to your meal! This makes a great side dish, or double the recipe and bring it to your next BBQ or picnic. INGREDIENTS (makes 4 servings) 2 cucumbers, cut into a large dice 6-8 radishes, shredded 1 Tablespoon olive […]

Noodle Soup (Pho) in a Jar

I recently saw one of those recipe videos on Facebook for pho in a jar and thought it would be the perfect take-along for lunch. The options for this recipe are nearly limitless, but they all carry along a similar theme: fresh vegetables, noodles, and broth (meat and tofu are optional but lovely additions, too). […]

Fiddleheads

Vermonters come out in droves for the first green things to sprout after a long winter. The tender new foliage of dandelions, ramps, and fiddleheads are delicious and filled with nutrients. One of my favorites has become fiddleheads. Now, before you go picking the uncoiled heads of any old fern, know that there is a […]