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Sugar Rush: Opera Cake at Hen of the Wood in Burlington, VT

Jay Friedman Post a comment

Standing regally on the plate are six layers of almond sponge cake, but instead of the traditional coffee syrup, the opera cake gives a nod to a favorite local product with maple-rum syrup. More

Sugar Rush: Corn Fritters with Maple Syrup at Chelsea Royal Diner in Brattleboro, VT

Jamie Feldmar Post a comment

I'll take my maple flavor baked in or drizzled over a pastry, but in my opinion, nothing tops the pleasure of pure, unadulterated maple syrup, served straight like the liquid gold it is. More

Sweet Finds: Tonewood Maple Syrup (and Tree Adoption!)

Sweet Finds Carrie Vasios Mullins 3 comments

I am now the proud adoptive parent of a Vermont maple tree. We haven't seen each other in person yet, but I'm sure that she's growing tall and strong. I'm positive she's sweet natured and bringing joy to others. I really couldn't be more proud. More

Ben and Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

Erin Zimmer 32 comments

One of the best and worst things about Ben & Jerry's: they're always introducing new flavors. But with that comes some rough goodbyes to the retired flavors. Just when you started falling for Bovinity Divinity, it's nowhere to be seen in freezers. At the Ben & Jerry's factory in Waterbury, Vermont, they have an actual graveyard—as in, there are headstones and it's on a grassy knoll—for these late flavors. Let's take a moment to remember them. More

Sweet on Vermont, the Best Chocolate in the Green Mountain State

Clay Gordon 6 comments

Photograph by Clay Gordon. In my last post I wrote about Hometown Favorites, the chocolate shop that has built strong emotional ties with chocolate fans for generations. As an outsider, it's sometimes hard to locate these gems while traveling... More

Elton John Joins Ben & Jerry's Elite: 'Goodbye Yellow Brickle Road' Ice Cream

Erin Zimmer 13 comments

Step aside Phish Food, Cherry Garcia, and Dave Matthews Band Magic Brownies. There's another music-inspired Ben & Jerry's flavor on the scene: Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brickle Road, made of chocolate ice cream, peanut butter cookie dough, butter "brickle," and... More

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