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First Visit to Spa City Farmers Market

Anyone who reads this website, follows me on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram or knows anything about me, knows that I absolutely love farmers markets. They are a great place to learn about the local area, support small businesses, find new products and of course buy some of the freshest produce that doesn’t come from your… Continue reading First Visit to Spa City Farmers Market

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Swiss Chard with Sprouted Green Lentils & Wild Rice

I’m a bit obsessed with Swiss chard and lentils lately. So, why not combine the two?  The Swiss chard and scallions are from the Glens Falls Farmers Market and the zucchnini is from my garden. I’ve also been loving French tarragon lately. I got a small bottle of it from a spice shop and have… Continue reading Swiss Chard with Sprouted Green Lentils & Wild Rice

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Shiitake Mushroom Lemon Wine Pasta

On Sunday I checked it the new Spa City Farmers Market. It was fabulous! Filled with everything I expect a farmers market to have … Fresh breads, local wines, beers, tons of fresh vegetables and more. One of my favorite finds was the Mariaville Mushroom Men, who had locally cultivated shiitake mushrooms. I immediately knew… Continue reading Shiitake Mushroom Lemon Wine Pasta

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The Rain Tree Restaurant, Lake George, N.Y.

Set back, and literally up from the road, this Lake George restaurant can be easily missed, as you’re driving along Lake Shore Drive, but it’s absolutely worth a stop. They offer salads, pizzas, full dinners and burgers, which, at least from my experience, are delicious! When we got there no one was seated at the… Continue reading The Rain Tree Restaurant, Lake George, N.Y.

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Summer Fancy Food Show: Food Trends, Products & Displays

Last weekend I headed into Manhattan to attend the Fancy Food Show. It wasn’t my first time, but it was certainly the first time I had enough actual time to see almost everything, and even then, I missed some things.  The show is huge! Bu it is a great place to see new products, look… Continue reading Summer Fancy Food Show: Food Trends, Products & Displays