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Cookies at Glens Falls Farmers Market

There was more than just fruits, vegetables and locally grown meats at the Glens Falls Farms Market two weekends ago — there were homemade cookies,  including gluten-free and vegan ones! Of course, I had to try them, and they were so good that I savored them over several days. {It likely would have been longer,… Continue reading Cookies at Glens Falls Farmers Market

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Adirondack Festival of Food and Wine 2012 Preview

The 7th annual Adirondack Festival of Food and Wine kicks off today at the Mirror Lake Inn! For the next four days, chefs, foodies, locals, wine enthusiests and those from all across the world will gather at in Lake Placid to watch cooking demos, sip speciality wines and open their pallet up to new tastes.   The best part?… Continue reading Adirondack Festival of Food and Wine 2012 Preview

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No “Pink Slime” for Some Adirondack Supermarkets

In what was a very smart move, at least two upstate New York-area supermarkets announced the much hyped “pink slime” will not be found on their shelves. Hannaford Supermarkets and Price Chopper Supermarkets, two of the most predominant grocery stores in the Adirondack region, took to their social media channels announcing the news. “Good morning… Continue reading No “Pink Slime” for Some Adirondack Supermarkets

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Soup’s On at Willows Bistro in Warrensburg

There’s nothing like a warm bowl of homemade soup on a cold Adirondack afternoon. But, this time, it wasn’t my kitchen where I was enjoying warm spoonfuls of deliciousness, it was at Willows Bistro in Warrensburg, N.Y. About 10 minutes north of Lake George Village you will find Willows Bistro, a small, quaint cafe that… Continue reading Soup’s On at Willows Bistro in Warrensburg

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Lake George Restaurant Week June 2011

Lake George Restaurant Week is happening this week — June 20-24 — and gives people the opportunity to enjoy a three course meal at some of the region’s best restaurants for only $20.11. Yep, $20.11.  It’s a really great deal, considering the regular value of each meal is at least $30. Typically, I try to… Continue reading Lake George Restaurant Week June 2011

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Adirondack Festival of Food and Wine

The Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid, N.Y. will be host to the Adirondack Festival of Food and Wine from March 31 – April 3. The 6th annual event will feature the theme “Elegant International Street Foods,” and will integrate international cuisine with locally grown Adirondack food. There will be wine tastings, seminars, interactive food… Continue reading Adirondack Festival of Food and Wine

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Adirondack Food and Beverage News

Happy Monday! There is some great food and beverage related news happening in and around the Adirondacks that I thought would be fun to share.  First, for all the craft beer lovers out there, the Adirondack Pub and Brewery is reopening for the winter season! Yup, you can now get Bear Naked Ale straight from… Continue reading Adirondack Food and Beverage News

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Apple and Goat Cheese Melt at Olde Post Grill in Lake George, New York

Wow! That’s what I thought when I saw this sandwich on the menu yesterday at the Olde Post Grill in Lake George, N.Y. Description from their lunch menu: ‘grilled granny smith apples, goat cheese, carmelized onions and a tarragon honey mustard on grilled Mastroianni Italian bread. ‘ Doesn’t it just make your mouth water?! I… Continue reading Apple and Goat Cheese Melt at Olde Post Grill in Lake George, New York