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In time for strawberry season — a master class in shortcakes

In time for strawberry season — a master class in shortcakes

Thursday, April 23, 2015
The arrival of local strawberries is a sure sign that warm weather is on its way. So to celebrate, I'm sharing what I consider the absolute best biscuit recipe I've ever encountered.
 
Homemade vinaigrette tastes better, quick to make

Homemade vinaigrette tastes better, quick to make

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Homemade dressings are so much better that they really are worth the trouble. They not only are fresher and taste better, they also are better for you.
 
Spinach salad becomes more healthful with a few tweaks

Spinach salad becomes more healthful with a few tweaks

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Remember the warm spinach salad? That hot bacon dressing, crumbles of blue cheese, crunchy nuts and those canned orange slices, all mounded over a bed of slightly wilted spinach?
 
Customize frittatas for family by making several small ones

Customize frittatas for family by making several small ones

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Frittatas are like quiches without crusts, and that makes them an ideal fast and simple weeknight dinner.
 
Frittatas: the ultimate have-it-your-way weeknight dinner

Frittatas: the ultimate have-it-your-way weeknight dinner

Friday, April 10, 2015
Frittatas are like quiches without crusts, and that makes them an ideal fast and simple weeknight dinner. They also are the ultimate have-it-your-way meal, and that makes it easy to feed a family of — inevitably — picky eaters.
 
Take your maple syrup to imaginative levels with 10 unique recipes

Take your maple syrup to imaginative levels with 10 unique recipes

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Pancakes, waffles and French toast? They’re fine, but they’re also just the start. Because if you’re limiting maple syrup to the breakfast table, you’re missing out on all sorts of excuses to add its gentle, yet distinct flavor.
 
Fresh asparagus makes delicious, creamy soup

Fresh asparagus makes delicious, creamy soup

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
When shopping for asparagus, people often focus on the wrong thing — how thick the stalks are. They think thinner is better. Truth is, asparagus can be delicious regardless of how thick it is. More important is how fresh it is. That’s where the flavor is.
 
Taking chicken from frozen to delicious in under 30 minutes

Taking chicken from frozen to delicious in under 30 minutes

Friday, March 27, 2015
Despite its reputed speed at getting dinner done, the pressure cooker was slow to win me over. That is, until I discovered that the pressure cooker is capable of solving my No. 1 kitchen annoyance — frozen meat.
 
Ham for the holiday

Ham for the holiday

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
When I think of spring menus, I instantly think of asparagus and the fresh ham that my grandmother made every Easter. The pork was studded with cloves and slathered with brown sugar and mustard before roasting. And it made the entire house smell amazing.
 
Careful slicing, creamy mixture make scalloped potatoes really good

Careful slicing, creamy mixture make scalloped potatoes really good

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
With Easter on its way, my mind has turned to scalloped potatoes, always a big hit at a holiday feast.
 
Farmers fund new research to breed gluten-free wheat

Farmers fund new research to breed gluten-free wheat

Monday, March 23, 2015
New research funded by farmers aims to breed a wheat variety for people who can't eat wheat and other grains, an endeavor that comes as wider consumer interest in gluten-free foods is booming.
 
Matzo as pizza? No thanks. But as lasagna is another story

Matzo as pizza? No thanks. But as lasagna is another story

Friday, March 20, 2015
Turns out, matzo can be put to good use in classic Italian dishes. My favorite? The many iterations of matzo lasagna, in which sheets of matzo are used in place of the noodles.
 
‘Best hot dogs around’ leaving Gloversville
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‘Best hot dogs around’ leaving Gloversville

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Dean’s Dogs, a popular little hot dog stand with a loyal following, has announced plans to move to a bigger location in Amsterdam in April.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County Restaurant Week begins Friday

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The sixth annual Saratoga County Restaurant Week kicks off this Friday and runs through Sunday, March 29.
 
Potato bread toast full of flavor and fiber

Potato bread toast full of flavor and fiber

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
You can tut-tut all you want about the toast trend. (Yes, it’s really a trend. Yes, there are restaurants that feature toast. Yes, the word “artisanal” comes up.)
 
 

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