cranberry orange scones recipe

Cranberry Orange Scones Recipe

Scents of the Holidays… There are certain aromas that become inextricably linked to the holidays. The fresh, sharp smell of a fir tree decorated with care. The spicy, sweet scent of gingerbread men cooling on the counter, waiting to be frosted. The warm, inviting fragrance of mulled apple cider, ready and waiting to thaw winter… more

Cheddar Popover

Cheddar Popovers: Impress Your Guests

Although seen traditionally as an accompaniment for roast beef, popovers are a versatile alternative to breads and rolls at mealtime and they’re easy to make. When you’re pinched for time putting together Thanksgiving dinner, let popovers be your secret weapon. Mix up a batch quickly and put them in the oven, which will give you… more

illustration of the Vermont Country Store in fall

Lost and Found Apples

How many kinds of apples are there? If you’re like most people, you can think of a half-dozen or so: Gala, Granny Smith, McIntosh, Red Delicious…you know, the ones you see in the grocery store. You might even guess that there are a few dozen more varieties that you don’t see that often. Not even… more

3 chocolate acorns cookies

Easy-to-Make Cookies Inspired by Fall

Leaves are falling and so are we…for these delicious fall inspired treats! When fall settles in, the air in Vermont takes on a crispness that’s felt even on the warmest days. When the sun is shining in brilliant blue skies, and the trees are heavy with apples and fire bright leaves, that crispness feels just… more

Pork Pocket Pies

Hunter’s Pork Pocket Pies

If you’re at all superstitious, turn luck in your favor with this delicious twist on a time-honored pork recipe. The rich, fatty nature of pork has come to symbolize wealth and prosperity and is thought to be lucky when eaten at the start of the New Year. We’re also honoring family heritage with a variation… more

bone broth

A Bone Broth Recipe for Wellness

By Gardner Orton, Proprietor A while back, I was having some digestive issues and increased allergies, which can oftentimes be related to digestion. In my quest to heal my body, I did some research and learned that bone broth is one of the most healing foods available. In addition to improving digestion, bone broth can help… more