Ideas for a local Super Bowl buffet table
Here’s hoping "DeflateGate" doesn’t take any air out of the great American tradition of Super Bowl Sunday and related activities, like drinking beer, eating fattening foods and hosting parties. The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks will square off at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, and even those of us who don’t give a hoot about football can get “pumped up” about the Super Bowl buffet table.
The Finger Lakes region “is home to some of the best cool-climate wines in America.”
The Finger Lakes region has been named one of the "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2015" by Wine Enthusiast magazine -- right up there with the Loire and Rhone Valley regions of France, Piedmont, Italy, Mendocino County, Calif., and others.
Wake Robin Farm is a 75-acre farm near the village of Jordan
If you're a regular at the Central New York Regional Market on Saturdays or do your food shopping at the Syracuse Real Food Co-Op, you might wonder why you're not seeing Wake Robin Farm and the Schader family at the usual spot in Shed A or the cream-on-top yogurt in the co-op dairy department.
After her restaurant, Circa, closed – Alicyn Hart has come to find that moving on can be a fun experience.
Alicyn Hart has learned a lot in the last six months.
We asked a couple local cheesemakers for their advice in putting together a kick-butt cheese plate.
'Tis the season for entertaining. A classic, easy go-to for party menus is a cheese plate. All too common, unfortunately, is a redundant cheese plate, filled with same-size cubes of orange and white cheddar and Swiss cheese, slices of pepperoni -- and not much else.
Don’t be discouraged this holiday season if you’re on a gluten-free diet.
Life without gluten doesn't mean passing on the cookie plate at Christmastime. It might have, at one time, but not anymore.
Figgy or Christmas pudding is a traditional British dessert
“Now bring us some figgy pudding
Fork2Fit is a meal preparation and delivery service
Gobble, gobble! It's the holiday season, which means festivities are on tap and food is everywhere, from the office potluck to parties at home. It's easy to abandon good intentions and healthy eating and give in to poor food choices, especially when we're busy.
Food writer Margaret McCormick offers her annual ideas for interesting, unusual things to give for the holidays
When it comes to gifts of local food, Kate Gillen, owner and operator of Sampling Syracuse Food Tours (www.syracusefoodtours.com) has several favorites.
Winter farmers markets in Central New York
It's that time of year: Time to rake up the last of the leaves, time to set the clocks back an hour, time to program the thermostat, time to savor the last of our locally grown produce.