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Verd's Market

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Verd's has been a landmark on State Street in Orem, Utah since 1935 when Verd and Lucile Richardson opened a road-side stand to sell the fruit they were growing in their orchards. Verd's closed a few years ago, but we are bringing you all the knowledge Verd and Lucile used to share with their customers. 

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The end of an era...

I got a call from mom the other day telling me that the stand, house, and cooler (#3) had been torn down. Even though I expected it, I was not really prepared for the flood of memories and emotions that were almost …


My first memory of Verd's

New guest post from Kathryn Richardson, daughter to Lucile and Verd (and mom to me) sharing her first memory of Verd's The first memory I have of Verd's is standing on the dirt section of the two lane road that my …


Jody's Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is for all the sister missionaries that came through the Log Cabin ward in Las Vegas. Jody's "crack cookies"! Ingredients:  2 cups shortening 1 ½ cups white sugar  1 ½ cups brown sugar …



Christmas Breakfast Soufflé

Looking for a way to use up the rest of that Christmas ham? Every Christmas Morning at Verd and Lucile's we would have this wonderful casserole, made from ham, bacon, sausage, or any combination of meats. With the …


The old homestead

A lot of people never knew that Verd and Lucile lived right next door to the fruitstand, nor that the house was built using some interesting methods and contractors. The house next door to the fruitstand holds a …