VT Farms

Butterworks Maple Yogurt

One component of our breakfast service included in an overnight stay at the Lake House.   Creamy, acidic and not too sweet with the perfect kiss of VT maple syrup!  We also use this yogurt in couscous salads and vegetarian dipping sauces. http://butterworksfarm.com/photo-gallery

By | August 9th, 2010|Local Food Products, VT Farms|0 Comments

Misty Knoll Chicken

Seared Free Range Chicken from Misty Knoll Farms  in New Haven, VT served with VT Maple~Ginger Sauce & Grilled Spring Asparagus.

By | February 23rd, 2010|Local Food Products, Vermont Weddings, VT Farms|0 Comments

Fall Means Apple Pies!

There are many things we love about fall at the Lake House and we especially look forward to serving Papa Ray's Apple Pies!  Handmade using only their own apples with the best crust ever!  Allenholm Farm is located in South Hero.  They have a small farm store featuring both their own and other great VT products [...]

Taylor Farm’s Gouda

We use at least one, often even two, variety of Londonderry's Taylor Farm's handmade, small batch goudas on every VT Cheese & Fresh Fruit Display.  Working with a herd of fifty Jerseys & Holsteins, this small family owned farm makes first class, awarding wining European style Goudas.  Our absolute favorite is their Maple Smoked Gouda featured here [...]

By | July 26th, 2009|Local Food Products, VT Cheeses, VT Farms, Weddings|0 Comments

Gore~Dawn~Zola!

Boucher Family Farm, north of us in Highgate Center, makes several cheeses and their Gorgonzola style Gore-Dawn-Zola is often included on our ever present VT Cheeses & Fresh Fruit Displays during VT Wedding receptions at the Lake House.  Nutty & dry textured; it's also great with dried cranberries, or pears, and our tarragon vinaigrette in a green [...]

By | May 26th, 2009|Vermont Gourmet Goodies, VT Cheeses, VT Farms, Weddings|0 Comments

Friday’s South American Wine Dinner was a Blast!

In addition to the 25 - 30 Vermont Weddings and numerous non-profit retreats here at the Grand Isle Lake House, we always host at least two wine tasting dinners for the public; usually one in May and another in October.   The kitchen team (Russ, Phil & myself) always enjoys preparing these dinners as we are completely free to [...]

Our Favorite Vermont Farm!

We are so very lucky here at the Lake House to have Jane & Bob Pomykala as our neighbors on the East Shore of Grand Isle on Lake Champlain.  They have been supplying us with gorgeous asparagus, strawberries, tomatoes (hot-house & vine-ripened), potatoes, fresh herbs, perfect baby field greens....the list goes on and on!  We always [...]

By | April 22nd, 2009|VT Farms|1 Comment