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Holiday Gift Guide: To the Cook’s Heart

by Laura Leon November 29, 2012

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  Food porn. Sounds kind of dirty, right? But if you're somebody who loves to cook, to serve food to others and, yes, to eat—because you can't be addicted to food porn if you don't do ...

Local Harvest Festival

by The Staff September 21, 2012

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Don’t miss this tremendous opportunity to taste fresh, locally produced food and natural personal products reflecting a depth of skill and knowledge. Honest Weight Food Co-op is hosting the fourth annual Local Harvest Festival on ...

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Feed Each Other

by Miriam Axel-Lute July 5, 2012

I am as delighted as the next pragmatist who hopes we eventually get to true national healthcare that the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. I think everyone should pause and read some of ...

Readers Poll: Food & Drink

by The Staff March 8, 2012

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      Food & Drink   Best American 1. New World Bistro Bar 2. McGeary’s Irish Pub 3. Albany Pump Station These are three very different “American”-style dining (and drinking) experiences, but we see one thing in common among the three: fun. We’d ...

Unplugged

by Jo Page August 24, 2011

  I spent a day without Wi-Fi today, working in someone else’s office. It was hard. I was writing a column and I kept having to actually pay attention to what I was doing rather than ...

Odd Couple

by John Rodat August 3, 2011

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About halfway through The Trip—that is to say, after the 34th close-up of a shellfish-broth reduction being lovingly ladled over an arrangement of perfectly seared scallops garnished with lemongrass—it dawned on me: I am freaking ...

5th Annual Strawberry Festival & Art Show

by The Staff June 18, 2011

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5th Annual Strawberry Festival & Art Show, Union Street from Garner Avenue to Palmer Avenue, Schenectady. Saturday (6/18) from 10 AM-3 PM: Strawberries galore! Plus live music, tasting samples, sidewalk sales, psychic readings, a mini-Bridal ...

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Supper’s Ready

by Jo Page April 20, 2011

People ask me: Why do you write about food, and eating and drinking? Why don’t you write about the struggle for power and security, and about love, the way others do? The easiest answer is to ...

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Cooking with Aphrodite

by B.A. Nilsson February 9, 2011

Ogden Nash, in “Reflections on Ice-Breaking,” epitomized it thus: “Candy/Is dandy/But liquor/Is quicker.” Chocolate and booze are distinguished staples of courtship, but sometimes you just want to hit the sack. Is there any grub that ...