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Wine with Lamb

Lamb is arguably best grilled over a wood fire and served rare or not at all, with a glass of good red wine.  These three local wines are good bets:

Where to Buy Local Lamb 

Lamb is seasonal and choice cuts sell out fast.  Call ahead to see what’s on hand. (Breeds are in parentheses.)  The Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Growers Association website offers

Fresh Experiences in Westchester County

Dig into Westchester’s unique agritourism experiences. From picking your own fresh fruit at an orchard, to trying your hand at cheese-making, a hay ride at a pumpkin farm or a

Ship Rocked IPA

At the intersection of environmentalism and craft beer is Mill House Brewing Company’s Ship Rocked IPA, a beer made in collaboration with Riverkeeper and Clearwater. The IPA brewed with Hudson

A Sparkling Evening at Henry’s

Raise a glass and celebrate 200 years with an exclusive Billecart-Salmon Champagne dinner at Henry’s at the Farm. On August 26 at 5pm, sit down to a four-course dinner with

Poke? OK!

POKE (RHYMES WITH OKAY) is a raw, marinated fish salad similar to sashimi, fish tartare, fish carpaccio and Peruvian ceviche. Derived from the Hawaiian word meaning to cut crosswise into

Dutch New Year’s Customs in the Hudson Valley

When the Dutch settlers came to New Netherland in the seventeenth century, they brought with them not only seeds, tree stock and cattle, but also well established foodways and customs. Donuts, pretzels, coleslaw, pancakes,

Easy Appetizers From The Pro

One of Beacon Pantry’s early goals was to make food, cooking and entertaining easy, fun and approachable. While a beautiful cheese plate is always welcome, sometimes you want something different.