Tag Archives: Eat Local

Organic “pick your own” at fishkill farms

Sweet P and I had a great time at fishkill farms in hope well junction, ny picking organic strawberries and picnicking on their beautiful grounds!

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Join Sweet P’s Grocery Store Challenge: Day 0

  In an effort to eat locally, I am taking on a summer challenge to avoid the grocery store. Here in the Hudson Valley, we have bountiful food resources so I think it is time I put my money where … Continue reading

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Back-Blogged! A culinary journey through the UK! Beef Wellington and a note on Grass fed vs Grain fed beef

  We spent our Christmas holiday in the UK this year visiting family and friends. While there, I decided to check out the differences in our food systems and explore whether or not big-agro companies had the same influence in … Continue reading

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My Favorite Turkey Farm and the politics of turkey farming

For those of you that inquired about my turkeys, the farm is called Arch River Farm and it is in Milbrook, NY. Their website is: http://www.archriverfarm.com/ They raised about 100 birds this year as well as pigs, cows, and some … Continue reading

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My go-to turkey recipe

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/12/dining/121mrex.html?_r=0 I started using this recipe a few years back and I am pretty sure I will never look back. The result is delicious and SOOOO easy to serve. The idea of braising a turkey makes so much sense. The … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Turkey- Dos and Donts

It is that time of year again…TURKEY TIME! Here is my list of Turkey dos and donts. Hopefully everyone enjoys their Thanksgiving, turkey, tofurkey, or whatever you have.  Turkey DOs DO buy your turkey locally from a farm that you … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley Restaurant Week: Restaurant North Review

Restaurant North on Main Street in Armonk is my kind of place. The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable and they really take pride in their work. I complimented the waitress on my drink and she said ‘go talk to … Continue reading

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