Tag Archives: Saratoga Farmers Market

Sunday Photo – Simply Delicious!

These candy-like fresh Nantucket bay scallops, from Pura Vida Seafood purchased at the Saratoga Farmers Market, are soooooo delicious raw, they require nothing else. I wanted to provide a little something to enhance them, but I did not want to […]

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Sunday Photo – Dancing Ewe Farm Cacciatorini

I’ve become addicted to these supple, peppery aged pork links from the Salumeria at Dancing Ewe Farm. Just pork, salt and black pepper in natural casing are sweet, savory and spicy with a flavor that keeps me slicing more. I […]

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Sunday Photo – Northern Shrimp

These tasty little morsels have but a short season during the northern winter with this year being shorter than most due to declining stocks. Northern shrimp are most well known when coming from Maine, but these are from Gloucester by […]

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Sunday Photo – Bacon

Bacon – a word that brings plenty of frothy saliva to otherwise dry mouths. Sure, there are many people, who for various reasons, religious, cultural or by choice (really?) who don’t eat bacon, but for those who do, it is […]

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Sunday Photo No. 2 – Green

I love the clean, anise flavor and crispness of fresh fennel. This was purchased from Denison Farm at the Saratoga Farmers Market and epitomizes to me the flavor of green. I sliced it thin on a mandoline and added some […]

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Roasted Monkfish with Leeks

 

I made this the other night with monkfish obtained at the Saratoga Farmers Market from Pura Vida Fisheries on Long Island. The leeks were from Pleasant Valley Farm also via the Saratoga Farmers Market. The dried herbs were from Penzey’s […]

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Sunday Photo – Sea Scallops

I bought these and a few more live, in-shell sea scallops from Pura Vida Fisheries out of Suffolk County, Long Island at the Saratoga Springs Farmers Market. Not often having whole scallops available in the US on a retail basis, […]

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Goose, Sour Cherry, Juniper

I don't understand why goose is not more popular than it is on American dining tables whether it be at home or in restaurants. Like duck and ostrich, these are very meaty, beefy birds. The breast meat is every bit […]

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Fresh Ginger

I picked up this fresh ginger root on Saturday from Kilpatrick Family Farm at the Saratoga Farmers Market. It is a revelation! I never had freshly harvested ginger root before. I had never even seen it this fresh before. It […]

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Dessert Blossoms

When I saw these beautiful squash blossoms last weekend at the Kilpatrick Farm stand at the Saratoga Farmers Market, I could not not buy them. Fried or baked, I have always had squash blossoms as a savory component […]

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