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A Toast to Health and Happiness

THANKSGIVING, CHANUKAH, KWANZAA, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day–there’s no doubt about it, we’re into the holiday season. If you’re like me, sometimes you wish you could just hibernate

Excellent Drink More Good

WELCH’S GRAPE JUICE, store-brand grape soda, the colorful complement of peanut butter and jelly on white bread—they all combine the naturally sweet Concord grape with corn syrup, preservatives and who-knows-

Sweet Potatoes

FEW VEGETABLES HAVE had to suffer the ignominies faced by the venerable sweet potato. Mislabeled, misnamed and inextricably bound to the thick white goo of melted marshmallows, molasses, brown sugar

Simmering Success

BASED IN RHINEBECK, Maya Kaimal has been spicing up the Hudson Valley with her line of Indian simmer sauces and snacks since the launch of Maya Kaimal Fine Indian Foods

Truffled Chestnut Soup

Chris Vergara, Saint George / Photo by Christine Gritmon Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients For the soup: 1 ounce fresh black truffle 2 cups plus 1 1/2 quarts chicken stock

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