On the 12th day of Christmas my true love sent to me
vermont brownie company
the gourmet brownie that’s down to earth
think about it, when’s the last time you ate a brownie that was not made from a mix in a box? have you ever had a made-from-scratch brownie? if you had, you’d know. they are much better. and how about a made-from-scratch-with-local-vermont-ingredients? ever had a vermont brownie company brownie?
if not, it’s time. not only are their brownies made from local, wholesome, farm-fresh, all natural ingredients; they are original as well. check out this list of flavors:
- apple blondies – apples, cinnamon, homemade maple toffee
- blondies – triple chunk – white, milk, dark
- dark chocolate chèvre – cream cheese with vermont butter and cheese chèvre. yes, you read it correctly – goat cheese in a brownie!
- espresso dulce de leche – green mountain coffee roasters dark roast espresso with swirls of homemade milk caramel. omg.
- maple toffee crunch – it’s all in the name
- peanut butter
- signature – dark, dark, dark
- walnut chunk – walnuts, chocolate chunks, sea salt
- white chocolate raspberry – seasonal
try them on their own or with ice cream. and make sure to spread the vermont brownie company love with:
the testimonials are impressive. your mouth will be watering as you read. our favorite vermont brownie company moment in the news is their throwdown with bobby flay – it was their dark chocolate chèvre that got his attention – take a look – just awesome!
so what are you waiting for? buy a box of these homemade brownies today.
you deserve it.
all handmade in vergennes, vermont these daily chocolates are unique and delicious. owned by chocolatier jen roberts and her husband judd markowski, these chocolates are:
- made in small batches
- hand cut & dipped
- GMO free
- made with local & organic ingredients when possible (monument farms & cabot creamery, just to name a couple)
- black rum caramels
- cara -mallows (that would be marshmallow, caramel & dark chocolate)
- caramel pretzels
- cherry wine clusters
- coconut clusters
- coconut lime creams
- delightful bars (coconut, almonds, dark chocolate)
- english toffees
- ginger orange clusters
- macadamia nut caramels
- peanut butter fingers
- pecan turtles
- peppermint patties
- tangerine infused dark chocolate with sliced apricot
or maybe barks are your thing – check out this impressive list – one for every mood:
- classic almond
- hazelnut cherry
- lemon lavender
- midnight mocha
- mountain (toffee, almonds, coconut, cherries, dark chocolate)
- mr. great (almonds, sea salt, milk chocolate)
- pistachio green chili
- toffee almond
- village (milk chocolate with toasted hazelnuts, cinnamon and espresso)
don’t you think you should be eating your daily chocolate?
burlington farmers market
year round. rain or shine.
held outside in burlington every saturday from mother’s day weekend through the last saturday on october, this is one farmers market you don’t want to miss. you’ll find it right in downtown burlington’s city hall park, right off the church street marketplace. during the off months you’ll find the winter farmers market in burlington’s memorial auditorium.
you’ll find more than 60 stands will everything vermont from delicious foods, crafts, wares, flowers and lots of fun. It’s the best place to check out new vermont made goodies.
there is so much great stuff – we couldn’t give you our favorites because the list would be too long.
you’ll find products galore – it’s all there including:
fresh veggies & fruits
jams & jellies
put this on your calendar and plan on going every saturday, if you can.
it’s worth the trip!
oh – and don’t have cash handy? you can use a debit card at the market manager’s table.
buy local. buy vermont.
traditional shortbread and other scottish treats
ok, we know shortbread is scottish and we’re talking about shortbread made in vermont. this scottish shortbread is absolutely delicious and we think you won’t be buying the imported stuff anymore once you’ve tasted these sweets!
douglas sweets are made from an old family recipe with the finest vermont ingredients. they’ve got a wide variety of choices:
- chocolate – dark, milk & white
- creme dementhe
- hot chile
- orange spice
- pistachio lavender
- vermont maple (of course)
- sandwich filled chocolate dipped
- scottish s’more
- peanut butter
- raspberry dark chocolate
- raspberry white chocolate
p.s. they’ll be at the burlington wine & food festival on june 23rd
laughing moon chocolates
these are some seriously good chocolates. handmade, hand-dipped, once you try one of these chocolates you’ll want to try them all. let them know which one is your favorite!
with an extensive product line from truffles to turtles, clusters to caramels and butter creams to bars there is something for everyone at any time:
we love laughing moon, not only because their name makes us smile or because their chocolates are delicious but because they are socially responsible and doing their part to source everything local. as members of the vermont fresh network, they have an impressive list of local vermont products used in their chocolates. they have thought about their packaging – and have made most of it compostable including their clear cellophane bags. we love that.
laughing moon also has creative feel good chocolate options too! they market gift boxes and bars such as like water for chocolate and waterbury chocolate where part of the proceeds are going to great causes they believe in.
best part is that they are located right in stowe village and you can visit and watch their free chocolate dipping demo daily at 2pm and even join a workshop. Here’s a fun video on how they make candy canes. AND you can order all their chocolates online too.
*chocolate bar flavors include: dark, milk, white, chipotle cinnamon, espresso, dark with peppermint, dark with cardamom, dark with sea salt & black pepper, dark with wasabi and ginger and dark with hot smoked paprika.