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Castleton Crackers

Castleton Crackers

Castleton Crackers

As an artist and a baker, Whitney Lamy, owner of Whitney’s Castleton Crackers, is fascinated by the origins of the foods we eat today.  The inspiration for her hand cracked crackers came when she discovered the method used in the early 1800’s by Josiah Bent to make a lighter and thinner version of Hardtack, a soldiers and seafarers staple.  Bent rolled out sheets of dough, baked and hand cracked them.  Whitney has been rolling out cracker this original way in her Vermont kitchen for family and friends ever since.   Castleton Crackers are mixed, rolled, baked and then cracked  by hand creating beautiful rustic looking crackers.  The crackers  are made with all-natural and available in five flavors:  Middlebury Maple, Rutland Rye, Windham Wheat, Putney Pumpkin with dried cranberries and thyme and Richmond Rosemary with cornmeal and sea salt.

Reviews

The New York Times -Crackers With a Good New England Crunch

New York Magazine Holiday Gift Guide – Hang Tote Bags, Not Stockings

Culture: The Word on Cheese Magazine – State of Grace

Boston.com – Cracking Good

Rutland Herald – Vermont cracker queen’s idea has proven fully baked

Vermont Public Radio – Growing and keeping food local can be a challenge

WCAX Burlington, VT – Castleton Crackers

7Days: Vermont’s Independent Voice – Crunch Time 

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