Garden House

My own photo, taken at Goddard College in Plainfield, VT.

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Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Crisp, cool fall weather has finally arrived here at our cabin! Perfect for long walks in our brilliantly colored woods and a little foraging along the way. Here’s a tasty tried-and-true recipe —hearty and filling with a little heat for good measure...

Sugar Shack

My own photo, taken near Plainfield, VT.

Growing garlic in your cabin garden

Our cabin came with a well situated, already fenced and amended organic garden, which we have done our best to plant and improve upon each summer. Over the years we have planted many varieties of veggies, and two stand out as the easiest to grow by far: Wild Italian "Sylvetta" arugula (which now forms an actual hedge along the …

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Zoodles Bolognese

One of my all-time favorite meals is Spaghetti Bolognese. Once we adopted the Paleo / Primal lifestyle (which advocates eliminating grains), one of our first challenges was to find a substitute for the pasta in this dish! We tried making zucchini noodles, or "zoodles", and have never looked back! Lightly sautéed for just a minute or two, …

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The Cabin

The cabin is 750 square feet, with some good, dry storage in the basement. The layout is ideal: One large living/dining/kitchen area featuring floor to ceiling windows that overlook the pond. Wide plank pine floors throughout. Ceilings are vaulted and open, showing the beams and beautiful mortice/tenon work throughout with a loft over the kitchen area. …

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