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Travers Restaurant Week puts spotlight on region’s best eateries
CAPITAL REGION

Travers Restaurant Week puts spotlight on region’s best eateries

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
Travers 1864 Restaurant Week, now in its fifth year, features special fixed-price menus at 33 restaurants around the Capital Region in celebration of the oldest major stakes race in the country.
 
What to serve with your Labor Day burgers and dogs

What to serve with your Labor Day burgers and dogs

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Burgers. Dogs. Steaks. Maybe some sausages. We know you've got the grilling part of your Labor Day cookout covered. So rather than mess with that, we'll offer up some delicious sides that will complement whatever else you have on the menu.
 
10 ways to dress up those hot ears of corn

10 ways to dress up those hot ears of corn

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
It’s hard to improve on the delicious simplicity of summer perfect corn on the cob slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt. But we figured we’d give it a try anyway.
 
It's time for corn!

It's time for corn!

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
For most of us, piping hot, slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt really is the best way to enjoy corn on the cob.
 
ALBANY

Eddie Money, Food Fest to move indoors

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Eddie Money and the annual New York State Food Festival moved indoors to the Empire State Plaza Convention Center because of the threat of stormy weather.
 
In Voorheesville, a family tradition becomes a cookbook

In Voorheesville, a family tradition becomes a cookbook

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
When Jean Marotta opens the front door, the aroma of basil and chicken broth drifts from the kitchen of her townhouse.
 

'Gluten-free' labeling standards kick in

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
Starting this week, "gluten-free" labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term "gluten-free" had not been regulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means.

 
Sangria, roasted peppers make entertaining easy

Sangria, roasted peppers make entertaining easy

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014
When it comes to summer entertaining, it's not hard to impress. But it's easy to get yourself in over your head trying to do so. Avoid the stress with this easy and delicious menu.
 
Tomato-avocado salad delivers multiple flavors at height of summer

Tomato-avocado salad delivers multiple flavors at height of summer

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
At the peak of ripeness, an in-season tomato is one of the things that makes life worth living. Happily, that season is upon us. And this recipe is my ode to that summer tomato.
 
Start the day with a healthful, delicious muffin

Start the day with a healthful, delicious muffin

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Wouldn’t you love to start your day with something tastier and more substantial than that all-too-typical bowl of cold cereal?
 
E.K.’s Cibo offers an outstanding dining experience

E.K.’s Cibo offers an outstanding dining experience

Sunday, July 27, 2014
A restaurant review is generally based on a recommendation, followed by the observations of one person on the sole basis of one visit. It is subjective and unscientific
 
Think beyond the slice with refreshing watermelon

Think beyond the slice with refreshing watermelon

Saturday, July 26, 2014
Watermelon is the quintessential summer food. Here are a few alternative ways to enjoy this fruit beyond slices on a plate.
 
'Foodies' share their passion in the blogosphere
NISKAYUNA

'Foodies' share their passion in the blogosphere

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Three Niskayuna residents have found ways to elevate the act of cooking and eating one’s food to an experience that can build and strengthen a community.
 
Quick Kung Pao Pork may not be authentic but it sure is delicious

Quick Kung Pao Pork may not be authentic but it sure is delicious

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
This kung pao recipe is a crazy delicious weeknight-friendly recipe.
 
Controversial 'Wandering Dago' food truck pursues new business plan
SCHENECTADY

Controversial 'Wandering Dago' food truck pursues new business plan

Monday, July 14, 2014
Wandering Dago’s name hasn’t changed but its business plan has.
 
 

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