November 8, 2019

People want to “eat less and eat better” states the proud owner of Hudson Valley Sausage Company. For 61 years, Mark Elia has lived in Highland, New York, and for more than 44 of those years he has catered to the Hudson Valley meat lovers. Learning full animal butchery...

October 18, 2019

After just returning from a wonderful fall foray driving up to the northern Hudson Valley, I could not wait to share the experience.  We left Westchester County, got on the picturesque Taconic highway and traveled north.  We packed a lot into just a  few days and had a...

October 1, 2019

I may have mentioned a few times how much I love this time of year, especially because of tomatoes. 

Worried that there were only a few weeks left for me to get my fill, and last trip to Wallkill View Farm may have over done it, buying way more than we could possibly ea...

September 14, 2019

If you or anyone you know have ever suffered from a food allergy, you’ll want to know about Emy Desserts.

If you or anyone you know have ever craved delicious, sweet snacks, you’ll want to know about Emy Desserts.

Emily Horta, the founder of Emy Desserts, wants everyone...

September 12, 2019

Summer officially ends on Sept. 22nd. Here’s some worthy culinary destinations you should try to check out and several important early fall harvest season food festivals, too.

COOL JAZZ AT ALVIN & FRIENDS, NEW ROCHELLE!

Proprietor, artist, model, and consummate host Alvi...

September 6, 2019

If you’re of a certain age, you might remember Horn & Hardart and the Automat. It was a place in New York where you could pick your meal, plate by plate from a wall of vending machines. As a kid, putting a nickel in the slot and getting a piece of pie never got old.

App...

July 11, 2019

After outgrowing their space at the Heirloom Cafe in Germantown, owners Stephanie Fitzpatrick and Chef Caleb Kimble have moved to Red Hook. The new restaurant, Cider Bros Roadhouse, opened in May on Route 199 in Milan, between the Taconic and the town of Red Hook,...

June 7, 2019

Last year we were out visiting and wrote about Papa’s Best Batch, a popular BBQ joint operating out of  a converted 1972 Airstream trailer on Greig Farm in Red Hook.  We recently heard about a bunch of new “stuff” that’s been going there since last time we were there,...

Those familiar with Sabellico’s Greenhouses & Florist in Hopewell Junction know they’re a little different from most garden centers. Not only do they grow what they sell, but they have plants you won’t find anywhere else.

This year, they’re offering 15 different varieti...

April 30, 2019

Pairing wine, beer or ciders has always been challenging to anyone who isn’t a professional. That is until now. Angry Orchard Hard Cider has just released an app to make it simple to pair their ciders with some of your favorite foods.  

The first mobile platform to...

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