Food

Food

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…
“Flowers are natural beauty from the earth that everyone can appreciate.” This sentiment, voiced by Ryan Holub of Scotch Ridge Berry Farm, captures a sense of how flowers are growing into a business of beauty, inspiration, and love for the longtime family farm business and Saratoga Farmers’ Market vendor. Ryan Holub is the son of Charles Holub, Scotch Ridge’s primary owner. Scotch Ridge is known for its baskets of berries and cherry tomatoes in the spring and summer, as well…
Hello Foodie Friends! This past week both my wife and I celebrated our birthdays (having a birthday one day apart from each other was one of the many reasons I married her!). Recently I found a birthday card that my mother gave me for one of my milestone birthdays. I lost my mother in 1999. However, I think about her every day. Back to school time brings back memories of my childhood and the chaos of getting five children to…
Ingredients Adapted from Cook’s Illustrated, shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table Serves: 6 * Ingredients can be found at the market 1 head Cauliflower, 2 pounds * 8 Tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 8 pieces 1 leek, white and light green parts only, halved lengthwise sliced thin and washed thoroughly * 1 onion, halved and sliced thin * 1 teaspoon salt 4½ cup water ½ teaspoon sherry vinegar (can substitute white wine vinegar) 3 Tablespoons minced fresh chives * Directions…
The past couple of weeks have been about the best food possible, in my mind, at least. The days are shortening, the air is getting cooler and crisper, and as the deciduous trees around Saratoga start to hint of a change of color, the mosquitoes and flies are beating a retreat. It’s time to come outdoors, and light a fire – for food and for warmth. And it’s time to eat the greatest foods of all – green beans that…
Adapted from www.tasteofhome.com This healthy snack is as fun to make as it is to eat! We found this to be one of our favorite POP Club activities and we hope you enjoy it too. Ingredients * Ingredients can be found at the market - Fresh seasonal fruit (blueberries, watermelon, cantaloupe, raspberries) * -Vanilla or maple yogurt * - Small ice cream cones Directions Prepare fruit by cutting or scooping into bite sized pieces. Small fruit such as berries may…

Blotter

  • COURTS Wifredo F. Diaz, 44, was sentenced on April 20 to a total of 50 years -to-life in prison, to run consecutively, after the conviction for two counts predatory sexual assault, and single count charges of first degree sexual abuse, and second degree assault. Diaz was also previously convicted for failing to register as a sex offender. The convictions stem from an incident that occurred in Saratoga Springs in August 2016 during which, a trial jury found, Diaz violently, physically and sexually assaulted his victim.   Jennifer M. Pugliese, 36, of Fort Edward, was sentenced on April 20 to 3-1/2…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 16 Cypress St., $309,267. Heritage Builders Group LLC sold property to Howard and Jane Layer. CHARLTON 1202 Peaceable St., $110,000. Kazimierzi and Sandra Austro sold property to Bryan Bartczak.  749 Charlton Rd., $288,000. Scott Bobrowich and Jenna Battenhausen sold property to Leland and Melanie Roden.  106 Jenkins Rd., $219,500. Raymond Toohey sold property to Andrew Bodine and Reagan Beadles.  118 Dawson Rd., $215,000. Timothy and Kathie Warner sold property to Michael Gnip. CLIFTON PARK 41 Balsam Way, $456,987.  Heritage Builders Group LLC sold property to Yadi and Padma Dudi . 72 Via Da Vinci, $170,000. Raita and Jennifer…
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