Vermont March 06, 2018
If You Grew Up In Vermont, You Definitely Love These 12 Classic Dishes
While the farm to table movement has always been strong, there are some tried and true classic dishes in VT. We’ve loved these dishes since we were kids, and luckily they are as good now as they were back then. Let’s look at a few things that we absolutely love in Vermont.
1. Sugar on Snow
Only In Your State/Kristin Grimes
A true springtime delight! But the question is... How do you finish it?
Do you follow it with a donut or a pickle?
2. Mac & Cheese
With all the delicious cheeses throughout the Green Mountain State, Mac & Cheese is still one of our favorite dishes. It's oozy, gooey and oh-so-good!
3. Maple Baked Beans
Boston may be known as "Beantown," but when you add in some VT maple syrup it becomes a dish we have been digging into for years.
4. Gravy Fries and/or Poutine
While poutine may have become seemingly mainstream in recent years, Vermonters have been enjoying gravy fries (with and without the cheese curd) for many, many years.
5. Corn Fritters
Whether you like them with honey, sour cream, pesto or cheese, these little treats are a summer delight.
While this may not be an everyday dish, venison is popular here, especially during hunting season.
7. Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Nothing says summer has begun like a freshly baked strawberry rhubarb pie!
8. Apple Pie - Cheddar optional, but recommended!
There can never be enough pie, so Apple pie had to make an appearance here, too. Best made with freshly picked apples from your local orchard and some VT cheddar cheese.
9. Grilled Cheese
We're not talking about your ordinary sandwich, folks. Add in bacon, tomatoes, veggies, apples and naturally, a few types of your favorite local cheeses to make this go-to sandwich absolutely irresistible.
In other states, if you order a creemee you may be asked "A creamy
what? But we all know that this treat is awesome any time of the year.
They're almost too pretty to eat, but fiddleheads are so delicious they even have a local festival devoted to them!
12. Cider Donuts
There is nothing quite like biting into a warm cider donut. Yum!
These classic dishes in VT will always be our favorites, but if you’re looking for
restaurants to impress your out of town guests, we have plenty of those, too!