Farmers’ Market Cheese Plate

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A cheese plate is a perfect approach to entertaining and snacking. Simply assemble a variety of textures and flavors to showcase local food available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market.           Ingredients Kunik by Nettle Meadow Fig & Honey Fromage Frais by Nettle Meadow Honeycomb from Ballston Lake Apiaries Pecorina al Tartufo […]

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“Fried” Oatmeal

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Recipe courtesy of The Country Corner Cafe   INGREDIENTS *Ingredients available at the farmers’ market ¼ brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ½ cups dried fruit and nuts, any combination 3 cups quick oats (not instant) Toppings: maple syrup or homemade jam   DIRECTIONS Bring 1 quart of water to a rolling boil. Add […]

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Farmers’ Market Broccoli Salad

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Adapted from recipe by Healthy Seasonal Recipes, shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table Serves: 6   INGREDIENTS *Ingredients available at the farmers’ market ½ cup plain Greek yogurt* ¼ cup mayonnaise 2 Tablespoon brown mustard* 2 teaspoons cider vinegar freshly ground pepper to taste 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled* 1 shallot, minced* 5 cups […]

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A Lovely Lentil Curry

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Recipe by Marley Bonacquist-Currin Serves 6-8   Ingredients *Ingredients available at the farmers’ market Olive oil* for sauteeing ½ onion*-sliced thin 1 clove garlic* – minced 1 can unsweetened coconut milk (12oz) Bunch of Spinach or Kale or Swiss Chard (Any seasonal leafy green)* 1 large or 1 cup cherry tomatoes* 4 large carrots* 1 […]

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Summer Squash Pizza

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Adapted from recipe by Smitten Kitchen, shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table Serves: 4 to 8 INGREDIENTS *Ingredients currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market Pizza dough: 1 packet active dry yeast 1 tablespoon sugar 2 Tablespoon olive oil, plus more for bowl and brushing 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups flour plus more for […]

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A Tragic Tale of Zucchini

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  By Mary Peryea Last summer, I made an attempt at gardening by planting one zucchini and two tomato plants.  I’m a big fan of tomato sandwiches and all things zucchini, especially moist, luscious zucchini bread.  Well, the tomatoes did okay and I had plenty of sandwiches.  The zucchini, on the other hand, was a […]

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From Farm To Picnic: Filling your basket at the market

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson Summer hits its peak in August. Glorious sunshine in the daytime and star-studded skies at night make outdoor dining alluring. In addition, opportunities to take in a concert at the park or an afternoon at the track beckon.             How to prepare meals in such a situation? The answer, of course, is […]

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Garden Won’t Grow? Master Gardeners might know why

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  By Mary Peryea Earlier this summer, I purchased a lovely little zucchini plant at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. I planted it in my yard and lovingly tended it. And then one day the plant disappeared. What could have happened? Back to the farmers’ market I went, this time to consult with the master gardeners. […]

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Blending love, nutrition and a good vibration into smoothie drinks

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By Marley Bonacquist-Currin   The bright colors and brilliant names are attractive in and of themselves. But what really draws people to The Smoothie Shoppe at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market is the energy of the owners. Rich and Laura Holoday started The Smoothie Shoppe in 2014, and joined Saratoga’s Saturday market this summer. Their goal […]

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Saratoga Farmers Embrace ‘Rain or Shine’

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By Julia Howard, Market Director The bell rang at 9 a.m. Saturday, announcing the start of the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. Then, the clouds opened. Rain poured in sheets, drenching everyone, creating pools on vendor tents, and a creek between Dickinson’s Delights and the Feathered Antler. Such has been the scene often this summer, with our […]

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