ROCK HILL, NY — The Town of Fallsburg Democratic Committee honored two of its longest-serving committee members on Sunday, October 14, at a gala luncheon at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant. Charles Cohen of Woodbourne and Verb Konviser of Woodridge each served for over six decades.
If you are lucky enough to live or visit the Upper Delaware Valley, you are in the heartland of some of the best culinary delights in the Northeast. Local farm bounty affords the opportunity to taste a wide variety of goods, produce, seasonal vegetables, poultry, meats, dairy and local fresh trout.
My sister Janet and I met Mimi in the winter of 2017 when she was occupying the room next to ours at the hotel Las Miraposas in Oaxaca, Mexico. Our rooms opened onto a small cement terrace complete with a fountain surrounded by potted flowering plants.
In late August, a friend and his partner sent out invitations for a Labor Day fete on Sunday, September 2. They had thrown a lovely outdoor gala for a couple dozen people two years prior at which the main event had been, amazingly (and generously) grilled lobster tails.
Walking into Tavern On Main Restaurant in Jeffersonville, NY, with its casual rustic decor and droves of diners that keep coming back, you would never guess that the owners, Lauren Seikaly and Michael Huber, had no experience in the restaurant business. “We have no food background, other than we enjoy eating,” says Lauren.
My parents, raising three children, weren’t able to swing a trip abroad until their 25th anniversary. In anticipation of this milestone celebration, my mother bought herself a handsome, bound journal and, though it was not exactly a diary of their daily adventures, she did jot down the names of interesting shops and wrote of special sojourns.
ABRAHAMSVILLE, PA — A new organic farm has opened at 25 Stone House Rd., and it operates a stand where you can pick up produce directly on Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m. It’s located about four miles out of Callicoon (on the site where Willow Wisp Farm used to be located), and you can tour the farm as well as purchase freshly picked produce.
LIBERTY, NY— Anyone looking to learn safe home food-preservation techniques or strengthen existing knowledge can take advantage of the popular Master Food Preservation three-day training from Tuesday, August 7 to Thursday, August 9.
At the tender age of five, I made a bee-line for the kitchen. It was my first day of Kindergarten, and as I entered the room, I spotted the most beautiful wooden kitchen set consisting of refrigerator, stove and oven, and a sink complete with faucets, under which was a cabinet for pots and pans. It was perfectly scaled to my diminutive size.
The day starts early for members of the Narrowsburg Fire Department as they prepare to light the barbeque-pit coals. By the time the evening rolls around, the last of the 500 chicken dinners will have been distributed at the firehouse.
It’s an annual tradition. And like many traditions, it involves a community of people.