I have a small, fenced-in garden just steps from our front porch, making it a breeze to snip a handful of chives to garnish a cherry tomato salad or grab some mint for mojitos when we want a break from margaritas.
NEWFOUNDLAND, PA — Every year the Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau participates in the Farmers Care program with the help of students in the Western Wayne National Honor Society. This year, over $2,000 worth of non-perishable food items were donated and split between Scranton’s Ronald McDonald House and the Newfoundland Community Pantry.
HAWLEY, PA — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for our its Foods of the Delaware Highlands wine and food pairing dinner on Saturday, April 28 at Silver Birches Waterfront. This highly anticipated annual dinner is the Conservancy’s primary benefit event, and your investment is integral to its success.
ROSCOE, NY — The Roscoe Beer Company’s second annual Wild Ramp Fest and Spring Fling Market will take place on Saturday, May 5. The festival will highlight wild ramps, with several local farmers and vendors set up to sell ramps and other local products. There will also be local chefs showing off dishes featuring ramps.
When my sister, Janet, and I were in Mexico a couple months back, I heard her tell a Californian we had befriended that the season after winter in upstate New York is mud. It certainly seems an appropriate description as I am writing this is in early April.
This February my sister Janet and I hightailed it, as many of our friends do, to a warmer climate. We chose Oaxaca, Mexico, a favorite vacation destination for years.
I was born in late February, not by choice, and I’ve never gotten accustomed to the cold as apparently some do when thrust into this world while snow swirls in the streets and the temps hover in the teens.
(BPT) — Weekday schedules get crazy, which is why the first casualty of all that chaos is the family dinner.
The first time I had a Christmas tree, I was somewhere in the ballpark of my early 40s. My sister, Janet, and I were renting a house (we would later own) in the Beechwoods area of Callicoon. We had never had a tree before because we are Jewish.
Go ahead, eat a second Thanksgiving. Heat everything up and enjoy your plate of desiccated turkey with flabby stuffing and watery Waldorf salad. Or double down on that mile-high sandwich crammed to the gills with mayonnaise and cranberry sauce. There’s no shame in it.