08/30/17 6:10am

An apple hangs in the orchard at Wickham’s Fruit Farm in Cutchogue. (Credit: David Benthal)

Apple cider has been enjoyed on the North Fork since at least the Colonial days, when the beverage, prepared either hard or soft, was a favorite of Southold’s earliest families.  (more…)

10/29/15 5:55pm
Fuji apples at Breeze Hill Farms.

Fuji apples at Breeze Hill Farms.

Nothing says it’s fall louder than apple cider and doughnts. I never thought I would find better ones than at Tice farms, located in Woodcliff Lake, N.J., which was a major part of my childhood (sigh.)

I’ve been on a mission to find a replacement since I moved to the East End and my search is finally over! They’re the best of the best in both categories apple cider and doughnuts — Breeze Hill Farm & Preserve in Peconic, N.Y. (more…)