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Hello Foodie Friends. This time of year brings many family reunions, friendship gatherings, and special events that include great food and fun times!! Paella is a perfect party dish because it’s a one-pot meal, and because it feeds a crowd. Paella is a rice dish from Spain that has become very popular and is known around the world. It originated in the fields of a region called Valencia in eastern Spain. Paella is meant to show off the rice itself…
Ingredients Adapted from Sunny Anderson’s radish salad recipe 4-6 Servings *Ingredients available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market - 2 tablespoons apple cider * - 2 tablespoons orange juice - 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice - 2 tablespoons olive oil * - 1 tablespoon honey * - Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper - 12 ounces radishes, trimmed and each cut into wedges * - 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves * - 1 medium cucumber roughly peeled chopped * -…
Albert Einstein once described experience as the ultimate source of knowledge. In a similar vein, many people have embraced the spirit of teaching that is captured in the saying, “give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach them to fish and you feed them for life.” For farmers and food processors, these ideas carry substantial truth. With that in mind, the Saratoga Farmers’ Market will begin a new “do it yourself” learning series in which…
MALTA, N.Y. — The Malta Business and Professional Association continues to plan their 8th Annual Taste of Malta on Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART, 345 Hermes Rd., Malta. While the final restaurant list isn’t complete, attendees can expect to sample items from Campagna Restaurant, Jimmy’s Pizza and Pasta, Dock Brown’s Lakeside Tavern, Dunning Street Station, Lake Ridge, Panza’s Restaurant, Leah’s Cakery and many more! As in the past, there will…
Hello Foodie Friends! Summer is a great time to cook outdoors or to make some of the delicious salads that we tend to avoid during the winter months. Both my wife and I love Cobb Salads made with diced tomatoes, avocado, chicken, cheese, diced egg, and crispy bacon or adding bacon to potato salads. A familiar problem with cooking bacon is the bacon curling up on you and not crisping evenly. This is where a bacon press comes in allowing…
Ingredients Recipe courtesy of Julie Paul Makes 8 scones *Ingredients found at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market Scones: 2 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 4 oz cold unsalted butter, cut into chunks 1 cup fresh Farmers’ Market cherries, pitted and cut into quarters * (measured after cut) 1/2 cup sliced almonds (and more for topping) 11/4 cup heavy cream * 2 tsp almond extract Glaze: 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar 2 Tbsp water 1 tsp…
“I can’t play favorites with my sweets,” confesses Julie Paul. “Everyday it changes. If something isn’t a favorite, I work tirelessly to make it that way.” Paul is the owner of Sweet and Sassy Confections, one of the newest vendors at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. She bakes homemade cookies, biscotti, buttercream cookie sandwiches, and mini cakes out of her home, and sells the items at the farmers’ market on Saturdays. She also will be part of the Taste NY group…
Hello Foodie Friends. This Fourth of July weekend will include attending fireworks, parades, barbeques, carnivals, picnics, baseball games, and family gatherings. The Fourth of July is more than just a celebration of summertime — it’s a time to celebrate our freedom and how far we have come. Here are some fun facts about the Fourth of July you may or may not already know: • The Declaration of Independence began as a letter to King George to explain why the…
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…

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  • 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…

Property Transactions

  • 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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