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It was the roast suckling pig at a tiny tapas restaurant that did me in. Believing meat to be less healthful than other options, I had not tasted pork, beef, or lamb for over 30 years. There were no … more
BETHANY, PA — Cure your winter “blahs” with rich and hearty homemade soups, as Bethany hosts its fifth annual Soup-er Sunday soup sale on February 24 at 11 a.m. Choose from up to 20 … more
DAMASCUS, PA — The annual Cookie Pick event will be held at The Dime Bank in Damascus on Friday, February 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m and Saturday, February 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. For $6 … more
Why not get right to the point? I don’t like winter. It’s an annual refrain anyone who knows me has heard. The beauty of newly fallen snow aside, there are myriad reasons for my ill … more
For the 20 or so years that my sister Janet and I were weekenders in this area, we found the time to entertain our little circle of friends on a somewhat frequent basis. I was cook and bartender, and … more
I have been thinking lately of how my Thanksgiving celebrations have morphed over time. It was so very many years ago—I must’ve been six or seven—that my dad had a friend whose … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
We are awaiting the arrival in a few days of our nephew Josh, his wife Jen and their 13-year-old son, Sammy. When they visited a year ago, it was announced that Sam had become a pescatarian. Who had … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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