Category Archives: Recipes

Snack Attack

If you’re anything like me, you try to cook from scratch and eat whole foods.  When you do end up buying packaged food from the store, you check out the ingredients list and try to find something that’s pretty simple … Continue reading

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Let the Foraging & Gardening Begin!

Our landscape is greening more and more every day.  Buds swell and flower, new birds arrive daily, and early greens are emerging. The first cold hardy seeds and seedlings are planted in our garden.  Whenever it is dry enough, I try … Continue reading

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April in Vermont

April arrived in true Vermont style: with a blizzard.  Luckily, we live in a state where friends and neighbors revel in the snow.  We all enjoyed one more dose of sledding, skiing, snowshoeing, and snowball fights followed by a cozy … Continue reading

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Indoor Kitchen Projects

We are finally enjoying a true blizzard in our new home!  Fluffy white drifts tip into the house each time I open the front door.   I’m excited to play in the snow – my first priority is sledding or … Continue reading

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Homemade Sushi

Making your own sushi is a surprisingly easy process and creates a beautiful array of appetizers or centerpiece for a special meal.  The most difficult part of the process in Vermont is obtaining really high quality raw fish.  If you … Continue reading

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Homemade Bath Salts

Homemade bath salts are SO SO easy to make yourself.  They offer a great way to take advantage of the healing, relaxing, and restorative powers of warm baths in the winter.  Epsom salts have been used for generations to relieve … Continue reading

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Winter Weekends Around the House

This winter we’ve had the luxury of being able to enjoy calm weekends at home.  Our time is structured with projects and forays outside supplemented by plenty of relaxation and reading by the fire.  Having time and lacking garden surplus foods that must … Continue reading

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