Apricot Scones with Ginger Maple Glaze

Apricot Scones with Ginger Maple Glaze

  Since we moved here in 2000 to start a farm, I occasionally stop and ask myself what I did with my time before crops and children.  Truly, the thought of a day off with no commitments, weeding, chauffeuring, labelling, cooking, or general ‘momming’ is... read more
Eggplant Dip

Eggplant Dip

Late summer means it is eggplant season.  If you’ve had your fill of grilled eggplant then it is time to step up your eggy game.  Try this dip which is similar to baba ganoush, that middle eastern dip often next to the hummus.  For this one, I’ve skipped the tahini... read more
The Wardrobe Malfunction

The Wardrobe Malfunction

Was it intentional?  Does it matter?  She got the press.  The fans got a peak.  The indignant got a new source of outrage…plus a little peak.  And TV watchers got to see commentators tip toe around the word, ‘nipple’.  Everyone wins. In honor of one of the greatest... read more
Grilled Cardamom Chicken

Grilled Cardamom Chicken

Barbeque done well combines sweet, salty and acidic flavors in perfect balance.  The tricky part is how and when to get that flavor into the meat.  Sugar burns easily on a grill so you don’t want to apply a sweet marinade for something that requires some cooking... read more
Strawberry Shortcake with Ginger Infused Maple

Strawberry Shortcake with Ginger Infused Maple

At some point, I have attempted to grow pretty much every variety of fruit and vegetable that can grow in our climate with one exception: strawberries.  It’s not that I don’t love them – I adore them – it is that they are royal pain.  Given they need a period of... read more
Coconut Ice Cream with Grilled Pineapple and Makrut Lime-Leaf Maple Syrup

Coconut Ice Cream with Grilled Pineapple and Makrut Lime-Leaf Maple Syrup

Do you ever have foods that are on the periphery of your personal menu but then when you get around to eating them you wonder why you don’t eat them more?  Coconut and pineapple are like that for me.  I like them plenty but perhaps Vermont is so very UN-tropical that... read more

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