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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*…
Hello Foodie Friends. Father’s Day is just around the corner. Buying for Dad can be difficult, especially when he has almost “everything,” especially enough ties! Among the very “cool” gifts we have at Compliments to the Chef for Dad is the Brod & Taylor knife sharpener. This is a fantastic gift to give to the culinary aficionado – especially the one that loves to cook with quality, sharp knives. Did you know that a sharp knife leads to fewer injuries?…
A desire to create a simple, healthful alternative beverage has quickly evolved into a new business known as Simply Kombucha. Ryan Bremser and his family began brewing kombucha one year ago and over that time has developed a variety of flavors. He and his family currently sell the brews in a variety of flavors at the Saratoga and Troy farmers’ markets. Saratoga Farmers’ Market goers can find it Saturdays at the north end in the dining area. Kombucha is a…
* Ingredients can be found at the market Adapted from Lisa Longley’s recipe for Strawberry Blueberry Yogurt Pops Makes 12 pops -Blueberry yogurt * -Strawberries, sliced thin or diced * Additional supplies -3-5oz. Paper cups -Popsicle sticks cut in half Place a heaping spoonful of blueberry yogurt in the bottom of a small paper cup. Then add a layer of strawberries and top with another heaping spoonful of blueberry yogurt. Place another sliced (or diced) strawberry with a slit down…
Hello our Foodie Friends. This time of year gives us the time to stay outdoors and to cook. As Father’s Day is fast approaching, there are many “cool tools” out there to consider for Dad. Cooking with a Himalayan Pink salt block has fast become a fun and nutritious way to prepare food. The use of Himalayan Pink salt while cooking has emerged as a method of adding depth of flavor to foods while adding nutritional benefits. Himalayan pink salt…
One of the best ways for children to develop healthy eating habits is to discover where their food comes from. Beginning this month, the Saratoga Farmers’ Market’s farmers, summer interns, and volunteers will help make that journey of discovery possible. The farmers’ market is introducing its Power of Produce Club at its summer Wednesday afternoon markets. Children who join the club, also known as the POP Club, will receive a passport, a $2 POP token to spend on fresh produce,…

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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…

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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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