Food & Recipes


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Farm 2 Fork Festival on tap in Saranac Lake

A bounty of locally produced food and drink is on the menu for the fifth annual Farm 2 Fork Festival, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Saranac Lake’s Riverside Park.

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Where you can find local produce this summer

With small agriculture and local produce markets flourishing throughout the North Country, Adirondack Harvest has announced the location of region farmer’s markets for the 2014 season.

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New restaurant aims to enliven Elizabethtown dining scene

For the past 17 months, Tracy Spooner has been quietly sawing, hammering, painting, polishing and prepping the old pharmacy building on Court Street in Elizabethtown for the next phase of its existence.

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Paul Smith’s bakery goes local

Deborah Misik was hoping the A.P. Smith’s Bakery at Paul Smith’s College would be a little busier when the doors opened at 9 a.m. March 6.

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Fourth annual Dine United event set for Jan. 15

The fourth annual Dine United for the Adirondack Region will take place Wednesday, Jan. 15.

Loon Lake chef earns award

Phillip J. Smith, of Loon Lake, New York, Executive Chef at Whiteface Club and Resort in Lake Placid, New York, has earned the Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC) designation.

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Veterans Day dinner held in Willsboro

The ninth annual Willsboro/Essex Veterans Day Appreciation Program and Dinner sponsored by the churches of Boquet, Essex, Reber and Willsboro was held at the Willsboro Central School Cafeteria on Monday, Nov. 11.

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 Elizabethtown Community Hospital auxiliary to again hold pie fundraiser

Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s auxiliary is taking orders for its selection of homemade pies for Thanksgiving.

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Adirondack Harvest takes message to Farm Aid event

Adirondack Harvest, the regional buy-local campaign sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County, recently participated in the acclaimed agricultural event Farm Aid 2013.

Food pantry programs sought for funding

Essex County is in the allocation process for funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.

Golf league donates to food shelf

For the third year, the members of the Cobble Hill Ladies Golf League have made a donation to the Community Food Shelf located at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Elizabethtown.

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Dine out can benefit local organic farmers

On the last weekend in September, Willsboro’s Turtle Island Cafe and Lake Placid’s Green Goddess Natural Market are supporting local, organic food and farming by donating a percentage of their evening revenue to the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY).

Keeseville businesses unite

The Kingsland Square Bistro is pleased to announce that they have merged with The Skinny Baker and are now known as Kingsland Square Bistro & Bakery.

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History Center to celebrate the harvest with festival, contest

The Taste of Local Food Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 14, running from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Along with the festival, there will be an Apple Dessert Contest, with entries accepted at the museum before 11 a.m.

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Fire department, restaurant team for fundraiser

The Elizabethtown Volunteer Fire Department will be participating in a special fundraising program in conjunction with the 99 Restaurant chain in Plattsburgh Wednesday, Sept. 11.