October 4, 2015

You say tomato… I say tomato…

The last of our tomatoes are off the vines today.  Fall is in the air.  The first fires are lit in our Tavern and Living Room at the Inn.  And I’m grilling the last of our zucchini and summer squash. I’m making a very simple homage to summer salsa.  “Grilled Garden Vegetable and Fresh Garden […]

February 9, 2015

In The Dish Pit with Chef Jon.

When I was 14 ½ I got my first real job. I was a dishwasher in a little restaurant in Albuquerque NM that was split down the middle, half Seafood Shanty and half Chinese Restaurant. It was truly amazing! The dish pit was centrally located and on one half was a row of fryolators and […]

All you need!
March 20, 2013

Dressing Down Salad Dressings

Why is it that we spend so much money on Salad Dressings that have such lackadaisical taste? Have you read the ingredient lists for these mass produced and mass marketed monsters? Mono-di-what? Hydrogenated who? M. S. Gee Whillikers, no thanks! Theres enough poison floating around in the air why would I put it in my […]

March 3, 2013

Stalking the Wild Asparagus

“Stalking the Wild Asparagus” is a book written in 1962 by Euell Gibbons. As the title might suggest it is about foraging wild edibles. When I moved to Vermont from Denver Colorado back in 1998 I had no idea of nature’s grocery store that was located out my back door. Then one day I stumbled […]

February 27, 2013

Dining Room Renovations

Our dining room renovations are under way! Stay tuned for more photos and updates.