Food

Zucchini: It's so versatile

I had my doubts when Carla Plunkett wanted to highlight zucchini — as in, ask readers for 50 recipes for each year of the Cortland Farmers Market’s tenure. Oh man, zucchini? It’s …

Lively Run Goat Dairy of Tompkins County won two gold and a silver medal recently at the American Cheese Society's national cheese competition in Portland, Oregon. The Interlaken dairy's Cayuga …

Recipe for better pesto, zucchini brouhaha

I seriously need to get in the kitchen and cook. Cukes need pickling, blueberries have to go into a cake and basil has to be preserved. What happened to July? My head is spinning. Jo …

'Don’t grow more than you can take care of'

Joan Franklin says her doctor tells her: Keep going with her gardening. “Don’t stop,” he told the Scott woman. The 78-year-old is listening to him. She’s adamant about …

We have zucchini; we need recipes

In honor of the 45th year of the Cortland Farmers Market, we’re asking home cooks to give us a zucchini recipe to publish — one for each year the market has been in existence. Carla …

Buckle up for blueberries

My son, grandson and I went to a you-pick blueberry farm Sunday. It was so relaxing to be out in a patch, with only birds tweeting on the acres, listening to my 5-year-old grandson chit-chat with …

Gillibrand proposal would help feed kids through summer

When children rely on school as their primary food source, the summer break can leave many hungry. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand called this one of the downsides of the summer months.  “A lot …

A son summons his love of quesadillas

My son was scrambling around the kitchen, making chicken quesadillas. He wanted this to be a joint effort, but I had errands to do and really looked forward to taking my time, putt-putting through …

Greens and beans a winner

I became obsessed with making greens and beans after hearing about it in June. Carl Fadale and his wife make the ethnic food at St. Anthony’s Festival and that’s on the menu. I saw …

Seven Valleys Food Rescue opens new location

Seven Valleys Food Rescue opened the doors Tuesday to its storage and distribution center on Homer Avenue in Cortland to show supporters and community leaders the progress made to date. The …

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