Food

Rustic Onion Tart

Rustic Onion Tart

It never wins prizes for its looks, but this rustic pastry with caramelized onions, Gruyere, and bacon always wins hearts. When I serve it…

Roasted Delicata Squash

Roasted Delicata Squash

  Tonight I roasted delicata with garlic and oil, an easy fall staple. Roasting brings out squash's sweetness and mellows the garlic, and delicata's…

Transitive Relations

Transitive Relations

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Giving Thanks for Wine

Giving Thanks for Wine

Tomorrow we’ll celebrate Thanksgiving with friends, and—no surprise, really—they asked us to provide the wine. Our goal was to offer variety to suit many…

Pain de Terroir

Pain de Terroir

Shopping for groceries this evening, I noticed that one of my favorite local bakers, Red Hen Baking Company of Middlesex, Vermont, now offers a…

Harvest Meal

Harvest Meal

  Tonight's ingredients, all now underway. Carrots, leeks, and herbs from my garden. Beans local. Cranberries regional (and organic). Chicken that led a happy…

Refritos, Northern Style

Refritos, Northern Style

The other day I scooped up a load of shell beans grown on a local farm. They may have been cranberry beans; they weren't…

Pesto

Pesto

Basil plus garlic equals pesto (four pounds).

Abundance

Abundance

We'll have frost tonight, twenty-nine degrees. That will be the end of the tender crops: peppers, beans, eggplant, basil. So it was a day…

From Soil to Table

From Soil to Table

I dug these carrots and leeks about fifteen minutes ago. In another fifteen, I'll have them prepped and laid into a baking dish with…

Shallots

Shallots

The shallot harvest. Earth, air, sun, water, and time converted one pound of shallots into two and a half. Maybe next year I'll shoot…

Onion Harvest

Onion Harvest

The onions were ready today. They lifted easily from their moorings, a sure sign of ripeness. I pulled them all and laid them out…