Rainbow Summer Vegetable Salad

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Rainbow Summer Vegetable Salad Adapted from Eating Well
 Serves 4 Ingredients:
 * Ingredients currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market • 1/3 cup cider vinegar * • 2 teaspoon honey * • 1 small clove garlic, minced * • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper • 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes * • ½ medium cucumber, halved, […]

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Corn Chowder Salad

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Corn Chowder Salad Adapted from Beekman 1802, shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table Serves: 4 Ingredients • 2 teaspoons olive oil • 3 slices of bacon cut crosswise into ½ inch pieces • 1 yellow potato, peeled and cut into ½ inch pieces • 1 red bell pepper, ribs and seeds discarded, cut into 2 […]

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Getting Crazy About Corn | Did You Know…

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Photos by Pattie Garrett Did you know that sweet corn is a vegetable, a grain, and a fruit? According to ActiveChefs, a Canadian not-for-profit organization, the seeds of a cob of corn fit the definition of vegetable because the product is harvested for eating. Corn qualifies as a grain because it is grown from a […]

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Calendula Infused Oil

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Calendula Infused Oil By Pure-N-Simple Soap At this time of the year calendula is available and it is easy to make an infused oil that can be used as a facial moisturizer. Calendula is known amongst herbalists as “Mother of The Skin” as it offers anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal properties, which make it suitable […]

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A Worldwide View of Zucchini

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson Okay, everyone has a zucchini story. Here’s mine: In the first year that my husband and I gardened in upstate New York, we discovered that in our dry sandy soil, one vegetable grew especially well. That was zucchini. It grew, and multiplied, and got gigantic. We ate it, pureed it, made breads, […]

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Cucumber, Carrot, and Cabbage Slaw

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Cucumber, Carrot, and Cabbage Slaw Recipe adapted from David Tanis’s Ginger, Cucumber, Carrot, and Cabbage Slaw Yield: 4-6 servings Prep time: 20 minutes Ingredients * Ingredients found at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and julienned * • 1 medium carrot, peeled and julienned * • 2 cups shredded green cabbage * […]

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Red Currants | Did You Know…

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Did you know … that the growing of Red Currants was banned in the United States in the early twentieth century? Red currants are a small, glossy, bright red berry. They are available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market through July from such berry farmers as Scotch Ridge Farms. The berries were grown widely in the […]

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Saratoga Area Farmers to Offer “Do It Yourself” Workshops

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By Julia Howard Albert Einstein once described experience as the ultimate source of knowledge. In a similar vein, many people have embraced the spirit of teaching that is captured in the saying, “give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach them to fish and you feed them for life.” For […]

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Kale & Blueberries | Did You Know…

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Did you know …That kale and blueberries are a match made in heaven? Think about it: deep purple and dark green. Two colors that can’t help but look stunning together. And think further about the antioxidants and other nutrients that both of these powerhouse items of produce bring to the palate. And, finally, imagine the […]

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Baker Adds a Sweet & Sassy Touch to the Market

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By Sarah Morin “I can’t play favorites with my sweets,” confesses Julie Paul. “Everyday it changes. If something isn’t a favorite, I work tirelessly to make it that way.” Paul is the owner of Sweet and Sassy Confections, one of the newest vendors at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. She bakes homemade cookies, biscotti, buttercream cookie […]

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