Food

Food

Ingredients 2 cups packed grated zucchini 2 eggs, beaten ¼ cup flour (or corn meal) 1 cup grated hard cheese (a cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan, or gouda style cheese will work) Olive oil Suggested toppings (feel free to replace with your favorites) 1 ripe tomato, sliced 2-3 large cloves or garlic (or try fresh garlic scapes) 1 sweet or spicy pepper, sliced sautéed mushrooms herbs of your choice: basil, oregano, thyme, and rosemary are possibilities Extra cheese Directions 1. Preheat oven…
One of the biggest attractions of the Saratoga Farmers’ Market is the multitude of potted flowering plants, vegetable starts, and containers of herbs at many of the regular vendors’ stalls. The sale of such plants is particularly brisk in early summer as customers are working on getting their own gardens started. What might be less known is that many vendors sell plants through the entire summer. “We’ll have plants through the end of October,” said John Otrembiak, of Otrembiak Farms.…
Hello my Foodie Friends. Happy start to the summer! With summer comes entertainment and happy times with our family and friends. One of my wife’s favorite times is to enjoy the creative Martinis made by one of our good friends. The classic Martini is a cocktail that dates back to the 1880’s made with “dry” vermouth. The popularity of the Martini emerged in the 1950’s with the addition of gin to it, and vodka in the 1970’s. Product placement in…
Enhance your environment with this easy room spray recipe courtesy of Wash Green and Clean. * Ingredients can be found at the market - Lemon tea (try Saratoga Apple’s Lemon Verbena)* - Pine essential Oil* Boil 8 ounces of water in a pan. Add in some lemon tea. Let cool to room temperature. Then add in 20-30 drops of pine essential oil. You will have an amazing pine scented room spray perfect for your summer camp and campouts.
About 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children suffer allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Karie Pastore, one of the Saratoga Farmers’ Market’s newest vendors, is among them. Pastore owns Wash Green and Clean, a line of all natural, allergen friendly home and body care products. She started her line in 2014, and currently sells four types of laundry detergents, eco-friendly cleaning products, pet products, and all-natural insect repellents and remedies. “I started to…
Hello my Foodie Friends. As I reflect on this coming weekend being Father’s day, I recognize my blessing of two incredible children and that I love being a father. I also find that I miss my own father who passed six years ago. There are so many precious memories I have of my own childhood and of my children. Among my very special memories are our summer experiences on the coast of Rhode Island. Prior to moving to Upstate New…
* Ingredients can be found at the market Dressing: - 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil* - ¼ cup White Balsamic Vinegar - ½ teaspoon Honey Mustard* - 1 tablespoon Honey* - 1 tablespoon Fig Spread - Pepper Salad: - 4 oz Mixed Greens* - 1 Round R&G Cheesemakers’ Eclipse Goat Cheese* - Pistachio Nuts, Shelled and Roasted - 6 Fresh Figs - Chives* - Fresh Molasses Preparation of Dressing: Blend all dressing ingredients together in an immersion or tabletop…
Learning to make cheese is a relatively simple process. Perfecting the art of cheese making might take a lifetime. Even after working with cheese for more than 10 years, Sean O’Conner says he continues to learn new things. O’Conner owns R&G Cheese Makers, one of the newest vendors at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. He started the business in Cohoes seven years ago but moved recently to Troy where he was born. The business, named after his sons Ryan and Gavin,…
When you’re craving something sweet with a healthy twist, try this old-fashioned ice cream float with a new-fashioned flavor. The honey and kombucha meld together, bringing a sweet-sour overtone to your ice cream of choice. Adapted from Kombucha Revolution: 75 Recipes for Homemade Brews, Fixers, Elixirs, and Mixers by Stephen Lee. Serves 1 * Ingredients can be found at the market - 2 scoops ice cream (any flavor)* - 2 tablespoons honey* - 1/2 cup plain kombucha by Simply Kombucha*…
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  • COURTS Paul S. Woodcock, 46, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 13 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI.  Linda M. Sims, 24, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced July 13 to one year in jail, after pleading to felony conspiracy.  Edmund G. Currier III, was sentenced July 13 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI.  Jonathan J. Pantoja, 29, of Middletown, pleaded on July 11 to disseminating indecent materials to a minor, a felony, regarding an incident in Malta. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 12.  Jennifer C. Jenkins, 27, of Schuylerville, pleaded on July 11…

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  • BALLSTON SPA 257 Lake Rd., $499,900. Second Half Investments LLC sold property to Karen and Julie Royston.  129 Hop City Rd., $147,000. Harry Bliss sold property to Garth Ellms.  CHARLTON 4 Little Troy Lane, $300,000. Victoria and Kenneth Hayner, Sr. sold property to William and Joelle West.  CORINTH 369 West Maple St., $55,000. US Bank Trust (by Atty) sold property to Frank Brownell.  GALWAY  1058 NYS Route 29, $180,000. Thomas Cooper sold property to Vanessa Konkel and Ronald West. MALTA 90 Woodfield Blvd., $65,000. Michaels Group Holdings LLC sold property to HELD Properties LLC.  2147 Rowley Rd., $24,000. Jacqueline Traver…
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