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Blueberry Sour Cream Ice Cream

Alleyway Ice Cream, Saugerties Summer is here, and while things are looking different this year, there is comfort to be found in familiar flavors.  Berries add tartness to desserts and

Chocolate Whipped Cream

By Hudson Valley Fresh Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream (or whipping cream) 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Method Stir

Cornwall Says Cheese

IT TOOK NEARLY FIVE YEARS OF PLANNING and countless hours of sitting before the Town Board before Talitha Thurau received permission to build a micro-dairy and creamery on Angola Road

The Blue Pig’s Ice Cream

LISA MOIR, OWNER OF THE BLUE PIG, a new (old-time) ice cream parlor in Croton-on-Hudson, is churning out flavors from vanilla to mojito, and she is doing it with fresh,

Crème Fraiche Ice Cream

Marissa Sertich Velie Ingredients 3/4 cup whole milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 egg yolks 2 cups crème fraiche 1/4 tsp vanilla extract Method In a small saucepot,

Homemade Crème Fraiche

Marissa Sertich Velie Ingredients 5 tablespoons buttermilk  2 cups heavy cream Method In a small container, gently whisk the buttermilk into the heavy cream. Let the mixture stand uncovered at

Homemade Ricotta

Chef Jamie Parry, Another Fork in the Road Makes about 2 cups Ingredients 2 quarts whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice additional

Homemade Paneer

Chef Navjot Arora, Chutney Masala / Photos by Jermaine Haughton Makes about 2 pounds Ingredients 2 gallons milk 16 ounces vinegar   Optional Ingredients for Masala Paneer Cheese 1 teaspoon

Milk

MILK IS THE FIRST FOOD everybody in the world eats. It has been called the perfect food, the universal ingredient. Standing alone, straight up, unaltered, it is a healthful, naturally

Drinking it Raw at Freedom Hill

PROPONENTS OF RAW MILK GENERALLY ACKNOWLEDGE that pasteurization may eliminate bad bacteria and make milk a little safer to drink. But they also argue that the heat applied during pasteurization kills

Got Fresh Milk?

FOR THE PAST YEAR, Mid-Hudson Valley families have been able to enjoy superior milk produced by a group of select local farms, privately distributed and marketed in a couple of

Milk Takes Off

TRAVELERS WAITING FOR flights at the major metro-NY airports can now cream their coffee with Hudson Valley Fresh milk. The dairy farm cooperative that raised the bar on milk quality

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