Tag Archives: Sheldon Farms

A Craving for Hattie’s Fried Chicken

The fad for fried chicken may not be as torrid as it was a year or two ago, but when done well, it is still one of the world’s great dishes. When done well, fried chicken is crispy, moist and […]

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Pumpkin Soup 2010

For the past few autumns, I have taken to making pumpkin soup. Some of you may remember the pumpkin soup I made for The Albany Times Union last year (Unfortunately, the link is no longer active). Making soup is […]

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A Birthday Dinner – 51

I turned 51 this week. It wasn't a milestone, but I figure it is better to celebrate it than not have it. The last few years, I have been able to celebrate my birthday with dinners at well […]

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Taste of the Week – November 15th-21st

For a number of reasons, I have been on a pumpkin kick of late. While there appears to be a national shortage of canned pumpkin, fortunately there has been no shortage of quality heirloom pumpkins in my neighborhood.Thanks […]

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Marina di Chioggia

This is an Italian heirloom pumpkin from Chioggia, the same place that produced the famous beets of that name. This pumpkin came from Sheldon Farms in Salem, N.Y. and was the one I photographed roasted for my "Taste […]

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Slow Food Saratoga Region’s Time for Lunch Eat-In

Held yesterday at Sheldon Farms in Salem, N.Y., approximately 50 people got together for a Slow Food USA call-to-action to return real food to school cafeterias, both locally and nationally. Our "Eat-In" was a pot-luck featuring dishes built around food […]

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Ramps – Spring Has Officially Arrived

I bought these beauties this morning from Sheldon Farms at the Saratoga Farmers Market. Spring has now officially arrived in these parts. I will be serving them tomorrow along with some roasted Elihu Farms leg of lamb at the […]

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A Simple Pleasure

 Sometimes the simple pleasures are the best. I had one of those simple pleasures for breakfast using all locally made ingredients. I used Michael London's Fire Bread from Mrs. London's in Saratoga, N.Y., smeared it with pumpkin butter from Albert […]

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