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Winter Kale Salad
Quick & Easy

Vibrant Winter Kale Salad

By On February 23, 2014

A few weeks ago my friend Kathy made an amazing winter salad for an event she was catering. Filled with good-for-you foods like kale, brussels sprouts, carrots and cabbage, after the munchkin… Read More

French Onion Soup
Soups & Sides

5 Star French Onion Soup (Stovetop or Slow Cooker)

By On November 5, 2013

When I made this soup on Sunday it was one of those chilly Vermont days where all we wanted to do was snuggle up inside and enjoy some quality time together as… Read More

Roasted Root Vegetable Soup
Life in Vermont

Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

By On October 15, 2013

This morning mist blanketed the forest that borders our backyard. A flock of geese flew overhead on their journey southward, and as I wrapped a blanket around my shoulders and stepped outside… Read More

Homemade Applesauce Recipe

On Not Worrying…and Homemade Applesauce

By On September 30, 2013

Now I must warn you: even though this applesauce is ridiculously easy to make, you should only attempt it if you're ok with being forever unsatisfied with pre-packed grocery store applesauce. … Read More

Summer Garden Harvest

Summer Squash & Cheddar Biscuits

By On August 22, 2013

Yesterday we had what I would consider the perfect summer meal: pasta with sun gold tomatoes, roasted summer squash and summer squash biscuits. Nothing fancy, but certainly something special since so much… Read More

Butternut Squash Stew
Soups & Sides

Butternut Squash Stew for Winter Nights

By On February 26, 2013

Filled with things like butternut squash, rosemary and tomatoes, this stew is easy to make and will make your home smell amazing. It's the sort of rustic meal that really hits the… Read More