Recipes from The Vermont Country Store Cookbook

The Vermont Country Store Cookbook

The Vermont Country Store Cookbook captures both the essence of the iconic store and the soul of the Vermont way of life: a self-reliant, rich life in the slow lane. Through recipes, yarns, archival photos, and sumptuous visuals, it tells the story of five generations of Orton storekeepers, while featuring fresh-from-the-farm cooking that imbues the cuisine of the present with the best of the past. Approximately 120 updated and original family recipes evoke memories, conveying all the hominess of the catalogue, but also appeal to the modern tastes of contemporary cooks. The book also features sidebars of Vermont history and more than 200 photographs, both black-and-white archival and four-color photographs, the latter taken especially for the book.

A jar of pickled watermelon rind on a rack with a dish and spoon beside it.

Pickled Watermelon Rind

A Southern summer tradition that makes a sweet, tangy, and cinnamon spiced pickle. Not too sugary or tart, they make a perfect snack.

A glazed ham with mustard on a wooden cutting board.

Glazed Ham with Mustard

Going rogue this Thanksgiving? Consider this simple glazed ham has got a sweet and spicy thing going on that’s simultaneously subtle and super impressive. And let’s face it, leftovers are reason enough to make it.