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Ingredients Serves 4 * Ingredients currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market - 1/3 cup cider vinegar * - 2 teaspoon honey * - 1 small clove garlic, minced * - ¼ teaspoon ground pepper - 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes * - ½ medium cucumber, halved, seeded, and sliced thin * - ½ medium zucchini or yellow summer squash, quartered and sliced thin (use both for color) * - ½ medium sweet onion * - Kernels from 2 ears…
August is a peak produce period for farmers, and the vendor stalls at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market are bursting with color. Everything looks so good that you want to buy everything. But that abundant array also can feel a bit overwhelming. As a Registered Dietitian, let me propose the following strategies: First, start with your seasonal favorites. For instance, if you love corn on the cob, now is the time to savor it. Make sure to buy some to eat…
Hello Foodie Friends. We are now in the middle of the summer. Hopefully you have had the chance to entertain or enjoy some outdoor cooking. Cooking on the BBQ grill can be fun and challenging at the same time – especially when working with finely chopped foods that slip into your grill. There are many grill accessories available that can be gimmicky, while others very helpful. One grill item, the perforated steel grill topper is an excellent tool that will…
Ingredients Recipe adapted from David Tanis’s Ginger, Cucumber, Carrot, and Cabbage Slaw Yield: 4-6 servings Prep time: 20 minutes * Ingredients found at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market - 1 medium cucumber, peeled and julienned * - 1 medium carrot, peeled and julienned * - 2 cups shredded green cabbage * - 2 cups shredded red cabbage * - Salt - Pepper - 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro * - 1 teaspoon peeled and grated ginger - Juice of 1 large lime…
Agriculture is vital to the health of rural communities such as the Saratoga region. Yet, for many years, the health of agriculture has been in doubt. The average age of those who farm full-time is over 60, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture continually reports that the number of young people who choose to farm for a living is on the decline. However, there is a silver lining: According to the USDA’s most recent AgCensus data, a new generation of…
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…
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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…

Property Transactions

  • 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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