Celebrate Spring at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market

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  By Julia Howard, Market Director More often than not, spring arrives in Saratoga with snow. Temperatures still struggle to climb above freezing, and a warm cup of soup seems more soothing than a frozen fruit smoothie. Still, we know spring is coming as the snow starts to melt and the days lengthen. And with […]

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Corned Beef with Vegetables

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Recipe by Ben Hillis Ingredients * Ingredients currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market • 3 quarts water • 1 1/2 cups kosher salt • 1 cup brown sugar • 2 cinnamon sticks, broken into several pieces • 2 1/2 tablespoons mustard seeds • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns • 12 whole cloves • 12 whole […]

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Celebrating the Irish, Slow Food Style

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson “I’ve always known inside that I’m Irish. Literally, I look like a leprechaun, there’s no denying it.” Ben Hillis, who owns Puckers’ Gourmet Pickles with his wife Kelley, made this statement with a laugh. But Irish-ness runs deep through his veins, giving him a sense of identity that he associates with values […]

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Jim’s Spicy Meatloaf

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Recipe by Jim Gupta-Carlson Makes 6-8 servings Ingredients *Ingredients currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced* 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/8 teaspoon white pepper 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon […]

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What I Eat When My Wife’s Away

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  By Jim Gupta-Carlson My home state of Minnesota is known for a few things: SPAM, Prince, and hot dish. The beauty of “hot dish” is that one word: dish. Everything goes into a single dish. I love food, particularly the good food that we make with produce and meats and other goods from the […]

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Carrot, Cucumber & Apple Salad

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Adapted from recipe by Ciara Attwell at My Fussy Eater Prep time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins Ingredients *Ingredients currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market • 2 carrots* • 1 cucumber* • 1 apple* • 10-12 cherry tomatoes* • 1 tablespoon honey* • Juice from 1 lemon* • Lemon zest* Instructions 1. Wash […]

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Future farmers – Or at Least Future Farmers’ Market Shoppers

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By Julia Howard, Saratoga Farmers’ Market Director One value of making a shopping trip to the Saratoga Farmers’ Market a part of your weekly routine is the connection that it inspires between you, your food, and the farmers who grow it. Over the past two years, we have worked to deepen that connection by making […]

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Dreaming of Summer with Winter-Time Steaks

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  By Pattie Garrett Winter is edging toward spring. We might be daydreaming of summer evenings on the deck, savoring a steak from a pasture-raised cow raised by Longlesson, Lewis Waite, M&A, or Norseman farms grilled over a barbecue. Yet, as the chill from the still lingering snow emanates upwards, we quickly shift that line […]

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New York Strip Steak with Mushrooms

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Adapted from recipe by Eating Well and shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table For preparing the steak, Longlesson recommends that the steak is at room temperature before cooking. Pat it dry and season. Get the skillet hot. Rub the steak with olive oil and place in skillet. Grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side. […]

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Chocolate’s Journey | Did You Know…

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson When you visit the Saratoga Farmers’ Market this Saturday, we invite you to start your trip with a stop at Something’s Brewing and have a hot drink: coffee, tea, cider, or perhaps chocolate. Then, make a stop at the Chocolate Spoon for a cookie flavored perhaps with black pepper, ginger, cayenne, or […]

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