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Issue 37, 2007



Pickles (Linda Puiatti)


Tastemaker: Jeff Raider of Valley Restaurant. a Valley Table interview

What the bee said. by Tracy Frisch


Good stuff: Sustainable Table travels America; Glynwood’s buy local guide; Update on school food.

Openings: Purple House Cafe; Amarcord; Downtown Breads & Bake Shop; Global Palate; Walnut Grove Farm Store.

August-September 07 Events


Books: Local Breads; How to Pick a Peach; Serving up the Harvest; Vegetables; The Farmer and the Grill

Locally grown: A beaver before breakfast. by Keith Stewart

Fabulous farms, food and markets.

Up close: Hanna Bail and Hugh Williams of Threshold Farm. by Anne Dailey

At home in the kitchen: Red Hook redo: Room for two. a Valley Table series

Eating by the season: Cider rules the house. by Anne Dailey

Up close: Anibal Romero of Crabtree’s Kittle House. by Abby Luby

By the glass: The New York-Hudson Valley wine quiz. by Steven Kolpan

The kitchen garden: Green zebras, candy dots and other love apples. by Barry Ballister

Saving the season: Freeze! by Anne Dailey


Fricassee of summer vegetables with poached Glynwood farm eggs (Jeff Raider / Valley Restaurant at the Garrison)

Apple soup (Jacques Qualin / The French Corner Restaurant)

Rustic apple tarts with Calvados-cider reduction (Tammy Ogletree / Beso)

Apple cider dressing (Pamela Brown / Garden Cafe)

Momma’s tomato and green pepper salad (Barry Ballister)

Sicilian marinara sauce (Barry Ballister)

Apple Soup

Jacques Qualin / The French Corner Restaurant Serves 6 Ingredients 6 large apples (any variety) 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil 3 carrots, diced 1 kohlrabi bulb, diced 2 stalks of celery,

Cider Rules The House

FROM THE DAY IN 1647 when Governor Peter Stuyvesant planted an apple tree on the corner of what is now Third Avenue and Thirteenth Street in Manhattan, New York State

What the Bee Said

LATELY, NEWS STORIES ACROSS THE COUNTY have been proclaiming that the honeybee is in trouble. Bee habitat has been gobbled up by lawn, pavement and industrial farming. Bees are notoriously sensitive

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back this April 8-21!