Category: The Big Picture

New Column: Mulling the Cider

Hello to all Hot Potato Press fans and followers. My name is Patrice, and I’m writing a new monthly column called, “Mulling The Cider.” It will be posted under, “The Big Picture.” I’ve called it “Mulling The Cider” for a couple of reasons: 1) it’s thematic for a blog which covers all sorts of food […]

Six Mile Creek Vineyard under new ownership

Six Mile Creek Vineyard in Ithaca is now owned by Mark and Amy Renodin, and new products are in the works, including sparkling wine and rum. For more details, see this article by Cassandra Harrington, Executive Director of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Image credit: Grape Vines at Six Mile Creek Vineyard, photo by AF.

Category: Food & Eating

Recipe: Easy Squash Soup

Early Morning Farm offers this Best Easy Squash Soup “recipe,” which essentially boils down to these simple steps: Grab a mix of of any winter squashes and add some aromatics and herbs such as onion, rosemary, parsley, celery, shallot, ginger, leek, thyme, sage, garlic, etc (whatever you have available). Preheat the oven to 425°F. Split […]

Category: The Big Picture

It Takes a Village: A Lawn-to-Garden Revolution Grows in T’burg

by Kate Frazer I’ve been eyeing Peter Ott’s garden with a mix of awe and envy since moving to the Village of Trumansburg a year ago. Unlike many grassy yards in small towns across the U.S., there’s hardly an inch of his half-acre Washington Street lot that’s not growing something intended to feed or heal. […]

Category: Food & Eating

Harvest Dinner to benefit Healthy Food for All

Announcement from Healthy Food for All: A special menu by Just a Taste, only served next Sunday at our final harvest dinner of the season. Over ten tapas plates featuring local and organic food paired with craft beer, prepared especially for your enjoyment and to benefit Healthy Food For All. Menu, tickets & more info […]

Movie: The Hand That Feeds

From Cornell Cinema: In celebration of its 70th anniversary, the ILR School presents a documentary chronicling a 2012 labor dispute involving undocumented workers at a NYC deli. The film focuses on their struggle, and eventual triumph, in establishing an independent union with assistance from young organizers and Occupy Wall Street activists. 7PM November 5, 2015 […]