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Issue 92, 2020

Pippi’s Brown Butter Maple Chess Pie

Courtesy of Pieconic, Chatham  Ingredients • ½ cup butter  • ½ cup maple syrup • 1 cup granulated sugar • 3 eggs, at room temperature  • ¼ cup heavy cream • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Ghost in the Shell

Courtesy of Jessica Gonzalez, beverage consultant, Wonderbar, Beacon  Says Gonzalez, “Maple and cherry are a classic pairing for desserts, which often inspire my cocktails…If you missed the Kraken or Peychaud’s,

Pan-Seared Maple Brussels Sprouts

Courtesy of Chef Maggie Lloyd Liberty Street Bistro, Newburgh  Ingredients • ¼ cup maple syrup • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar • 1½ teaspoons Dijon mustard • ¾ teaspoon salt (or to taste),

Meet the Meads of the Hudson Valley

Made with fermented honey and water, mead is thought to be the oldest alcoholic beverage in existence. It’s also one of the rising trends in the Hudson Valley craft beverage

Venison Guylas

Courtesy of Chef Jesse Frederick Butterfield, Stone Ridge Traditionally, guylas, or Hungarian sheepherders, would put mutton in a large pot in the morning, spice it with paprika, and let it

Hudson Valley Venison Is a Local Tradition

 Before there were supermarkets with meat in the frozen section, there were Hudson Valley families — Native Americans and settlers, who lived off the land. With dignity and respect, they

Evolving Winter Traditions

As I write this letter, we are smack-dab in the middle of two of the most food-and-family-centered holidays in many households: Thanksgiving and Christmas. But of course this year is

Sonder Pairs Natural Wines With Local Bites in Hudson

610 Warren St, Hudson sonderhudson.com  Earlier this year, 30-year-old Daniel Bagnall found himself at a career crossroads. After six years cooking with The Oberon Group, which operates hip, natural-wine-focused Brooklyn

Ollie’s Pizza Slings Wood-Fired Pies in High Falls

4 Bruceville Rd, High Falls 845.687.3464; ollies.pizza  Housed in a restored, 150-year-old, black-timber-frame barn, Ollie’s Pizza slings crispy, wood-fired pies in High Falls. CIA-trained chef and partner Frank Pinello of

Oldstone Inn Dishes up History in Cortlandt Manor

28 Bear Mountain Bridge Rd, Cortlandt Manor 914.737.6500; theoldstoneinn.com A historic mansion standing resolute above the Hudson with spectacular views, Oldstone Inn has played host to American forefathers like George

Cheers to Winter in the Hudson Valley

West Kill Brewing’s Mike Barcone, Patrick Allen, and Kevin Van Blarcum embrace the winter weather by enjoying some beers around the outdoor fire pit during a December snowstorm on the

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