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SARATOGA SPRINGS — A feast of flavors will be offered on the streets of downtown Saratoga Springs this weekend in the third annual Saratoga International Flavorfeast. The one-day event – which takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday - offers $1 samples from area restaurants representing a variety of nationalities of cuisine. “One-dollar samples and free admission allow attendees the opportunity to enrich their palates and taste ethnic foods they may not have tried in the past,”…
Hello My Foodie Friends! October is here. Before we know it, we will be marveling at the splendor of the colors. The fall weather typically begins a time where we begin to bring out some of our heartier favorite foods. My love for oatmeal began as a child. Believe it or not, I loved eating oatmeal for breakfast as a child. I always had fun creating channels with the milk, the melting butter acting as lava, and sugar being the…
Ingredients * Ingredients can be found at the market Author: Eating Well Shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table Serves: 12 - 5 pounds delicata squash* - 4 shallots, quartered lengthwise* - 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil* - ½ teaspoon sea salt - ¼ teaspoon pepper - ½ cup honey* - ½ cup cider vinegar* - ½ cup pomegranate seeds - ¼ cup pine nuts, toasted - ¼ cup fresh mint, finely chopped* Directions 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2.…
Perhaps the most vivid sign of fall in Saratoga is the appearance of winter squash, in many shapes, sizes, and brightly colored hues. They fill the farm fields outside the city limits, and adorn in-town yards and porches. Many varieties of winter squash are now filling vendor stalls at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. While the plethora of squash is delightful to observe, identifying the different varieties and when best to eat them can be confusing. For instance, many might not…
Hello Foodie Friends. Happy autumn! Hearty foods are typical this time of year. Autumn vegetable soups can satisfy our soul and provide a way to fulfill large and small appetites. Soup can also be a comfort food. This time of year we tend to gravitate towards soups made with bold and deep flavors that include carrots, acorn, butternut squashes, sweet potatoes, parsnips, beets, and mushrooms. Autumn temperatures call out for the stick-to-the-rib soups. The base of these soups begins with…
Pam Dawling, author of Sustainable Market Farming: Intensive Vegetable Production on a Few Acres, has created this set of guidelines for the temperatures in Fahrenheit for when some commonly grown fruit and vegetable plants will likely die. This list covers temperatures for plants with no row cover or other added protection. You can find more at her website www.sustainablemarketfarming.com/. Keep in mind that hardiness will vary with the location and growing conditions of your garden. 35 Basil 32 Bush beans,…
Frost advisory. That phrase popped up on my iPhone’s weather app last Saturday morning. My husband and I had a busy day, but we knew we would have to hustle if we wanted to save what was left of our garden. Frosts are like bookends to a gardening season: The last frost in May marks the point where one can start thinking about transplanting and direct sowing the rich fruits of summer while the first frost in September signifies the…
Hello Foodie Friends. With so many birthdays and weddings happening in September, bakeries and small businesses have been busy making delectable desserts for these events. One particular baked good that has gained tremendous popularity over the past two decades is the cupcake. The big business and trend of making cupcakes has expanded through entrepreneurial bakers and bakeries taking advantage of the multiple varieties and creativity that can come with cupcakes. However, making your own cupcakes can be an endearing gift…
Ingredients Serves: 6 * Ingredients can be found at the market - 8 ripe heirloom tomatoes, sliced* - 1 pint cherry tomatoes* - Olive oil* - ½ cup raspberries* - ½ pound fresh mozzarella, torn* - A handful of fresh basil* - Raspberry vinegar Directions Adapted from Jamie Oliver’s recipe and shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table 1. Arrange the tomato slices on a plate. Season with pepper and olive oil. 2. Douse the raspberries with a drizzle of raspberry…

Blotter

  • COURTS Gregory L. Lyons, 58, of Gansevoort, was sentenced on March 15 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI. Fred F. Albright III, 35, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded on March 15 to felony DWI. Sentencing scheduled for May 10. James R. Wright, Jr., 26, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced on March 15 to one year in Saratoga County Jail, after pleading to felony DWI. Craig L. Johnson, 54, of Schenectady, was sentenced on March 15 to 4 years in state prison and 1.5 years post-release supervision after pleading to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the…

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  • BALLSTON SPA 4 Harvester Way, $417,930. Legacy Custom Homes LLC sold property to Legacy Custom Homes LLC. 33 Forest Rd., $220,000. Louis Hoebel sold property to Michael Turgeon and Cynthia Thomas-Turgeon. 412 Goode St., $190,000. Charles Sammons sold property to Geoffry and Karley Hoffman. 8 America Way, $412,391. Briarwood Brooks Development LLC sold property to Joshua Terranova. 76 Church Ave., $180,000. Jean Dahlgren sold property to Scott, Rosemary and Avrum Tabachneck. GREENFIELD 3483 Boyhaven Rd., $79,900. Donald Sanders and Joyce Caver sold property to Geoffrey and Jillian Jones. 342 Middle Grove Road, $95,000. Thomas Merrills, Jr. sold property to Joyce…
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