Category: Food & Eating

Review: Wegmans Grocery Delivery

Written by Marlo Cappocia: In early November, Wegmans joined P&C Fresh in offering grocery delivery to much of Tompkins County.  Wegmans’s service is provided by Instacart, a five-year-old startup that offers the full product line of a variety of grocery stores, pet supply stores, pharmacies, and small markets across the United States.  In Ithaca, Instacart […]

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Warm Up With These Cookbooks

From the Tompkins County Public Library: 2018 Winter Reading Challenge: Warm Up With These Cookbooks! By Tom Fredette – December 19, 2017 Adventures in Slow Cooking: 120 Slow-Cooker Recipes for People Who Love Food By DiGregorio, Sarah 2017-10 – William Morrow & Company 9780062661371 Check Our Catalog Browse Similar Titles The James Beard-nominated food writer revamps the slow cooker for the modern […]

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Elementary School Students Sample Ayurvedic Cuisine

Students from Beverly J. Martin (BJM) Elementary School in Ithaca recently were treated to a unique culinary experience, thanks to a new program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (CCE-Tompkins) and the volunteer efforts of a group of visiting school superintendents from Wayne County. It all began with a call from the Wayne Finger […]

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Friendship Donation Network List of Food Pantries, Hot Meals, and Other Services: December, 2017

The Friendship Donations Network has released a new list of food pantries, hot meals, and other services in the Tompkins County area. You can find a PDF version of the list for easy printing here. The Friendship Donations Network is Ithaca’s local food rescue organization. They rescue fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise be thrown away from stores […]

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Grateful for Our Local Bounty

This article was first published in 2015. This year’s Thanksgiving dinner was the first we’ve hosted at our home in Trumansburg, NY. Since moving here, my husband Marc and I have been blown away by our proximity to wonderful locally grown and crafted food and drink, so we thought it would be a fun and rewarding experience to source most of […]

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The Season for Pawpaws

The unusual and elusive pawpaw fruit is now available for $5.99 per pound at Cornell Orchards store on Route 366, as well as P&C Fresh. But the soft, tropical-tasting fruit ripens quickly and bruises easily, so they won’t be available for long. The homely pawpaw fruits are light green, with some large brown splotches. To eat […]

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Recipe from Emma Frisch: Skillet Bacony Brussels Sprouts with Pecans & Cranberries

From Emma Frisch: “A crowd-pleasing autumnal dish for indoors or out! It’s simple enough to make on a whim, and special enough to serve for Thanksgiving or the winter holidays. For a veggie option, bypass the bacon and begin with three tablespoons unsalted butter or olive oil as your cooking fat.” For the full Skillet […]

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Category: Food & Eating

Friendship Donations Network List of Food Pantries, Hot Meals, and Other Services

The Friendship Donations Network has released a new list of food pantries, hot meals, and other services in the Tompkins County area. You can find a PDF version of the list for easy printing here. The Friendship Donations Network is Ithaca’s local food rescue organization. They rescue fresh, nutritious food that would otherwise be thrown […]