Food

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…
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  • COURT Temujin V. Bozeman, 60, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Feb. 7 to 1 year in jail, after pleading to felony DWI.  Mason A. Weber, 25, of Stillwater, pleaded Feb. 6 to felony burglary in Malta. Sentencing is scheduled for  April 10.  Sean D. Knight, 32, of the Bronx, pleaded Feb. 5 to felony DWAI, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor. Sentencing scheduled April 9.  Justin P. Rock, 32, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Feb. 2 to felony burglary. Sentencing scheduled April 13.  Donald P. Gilbert, 22, of Milton, was sentenced Feb. 2 to five years of…

Property Transactions

  • TOWN OF BALLSTON  Lot 17, MacKenna Court, $356,194. John Paul Builders LLC sold property to Thomas and Michele Stamas.  4 Red Barn Dr., $444,853. Barbera Homes Kelley Farms LLC sold property to Gregory and Audrey Michalski.  Scotchbush Rd., $65,000. Charles Morris sold property to William Heflin. 136 Kingsley Rd., $80,000. Shawn and Rory Adair sold property to Rory and Timothy Adair.   CHARLTON 47 Crooked St., $400,000. Glenn Cook (as Trustee) sold property to David Griffiths and Allison Studley Griffiths. 1327 Sacandaga Rd., $249,000. Trustco Realty Corporation sold property to Jennifer and Lucino Venditti, Jr.   CLIFTON PARK 63 Westbury…
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