Chicken Curry: classic flavors combine for a delicious, quick supper

As I’ve mentioned before, we’re often looking for new recipes to make at home, to mix up our menus when we find ourselves stuck in a rut. While I’m not new to cooking curry dishes, many recipes I’ve tried in the past have involved more ingredients, steps, and time than I usually have available, especially

West African Sweet Potato Soup: A savory meal with rich flavor

As the weather turns cold again, I’ve got soup on the brain. It’s easy to make a big batch at the start of the week, and I love coming home to a warm, satisfying bowl at the end of a long work day. But sometimes, I get bored making the same traditional recipes throughout the

Summer cocktails: refreshing drinks for hot days

When it’s this hot out I like to cool off with summer cocktails with fruity flavors that bring to mind afternoons relaxing on a tropical beach. These summer cocktail recipes are easy and delicious, with our without alcohol. Blood Orange Spritz Blood orange soda Lime wedge Gin or vodka (optional) In a tall glass, combine

Black bean salad: a southwest staple for potluck perfection

It’s July here in Vermont, and that means it’s BBQ and potluck season. With so many pasta and potato salads out there, I like to mix it up and bring something less traditional to these events. One of my go-to recipes has been this southwest-inspired black bean salad. It’s easy, economical, and accommodating for many

20: Wild Roots – Local ingredients, inspired flavors

Owner Josh Walker, and Chef Robert Mahoney share a mission to buy, preserve, and inspire with local, seasonal ingredients raised and gathered as close to their restaurant as possible. While the constraints of seasonal cooking may be seen by some as a limitation, for Robert they provide inspiration and a creative direction year-round. Wild Roots

17: Nancy & Walter Warner of The Potlicker Kitchen

Nancy Warner, founder of The Potlicker Kitchen was, in her words, so addicted to canning and making jam, that her obsession grew from a home-jamming setup to a commercial kitchen serving supermarkets and specialty grocery stores across the country. Join us for a mouth-watering conversation about beer jellies and more traditional flavors, and get Nancy

Tomatillo salsa: a simple, flavorful sauce

This recipe was inspired by a locally made brand of tomatillo salsa that I still buy on occasion. But with summer coming around again, I’m looking forward to making my own. Ingredients 2 pounds fresh tomatillos, paper husks removed 3-4 fresh jalapeƱo chilis 2 heads garlic Olive oil Salt Instructions Heat your oven to 400

Tomato sauce, A Recipe with a Kick

Despite the challenge of our cold climate, I love growing tomatoes, and plant them every summer. And after 10 years, I’m even getting pretty good at cultivating them. Of course, then there’s the question of what to do with all the tomatoes we can’t use immediately, to which I say: Challenge Accepted! This is the