We made this tea with lemon verbena, mint and edible flowers. (Credit: David Benthal)
Growing your own herbs, so you can harvest just what you want when you want it, is one of life’s most inexpensive luxuries. The plants flourish without too much attention, and even if you don’t have a garden, a pot or two will be very happy on a sunny windowsill. Just a few sprigs are all you need to brighten a marinade, sauce or platter of sliced tomatoes. (more…)
It’s hard to sum up exactly what role Lucy Senesac plays at Sang Lee Farms in Peconic.
Customers of the certified organic operation might find her selling Romanesco cauliflower and ginger scallion dip at a weekly farmers market. Maybe she’s the one handing out a recipe for potato leek soup to winter CSA members. She certainly can be seen in the fields pulling rows of Korean radishes from the ground before the first frost.
Miloski’s Poultry Farm in Calverton, pictured above, sells fresh turkeys. Call (631) 727-0239 for more info. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
For some, Thanksgiving dinner is a chance to show off their culinary skills. For others, it’s just a stressful day in the kitchen.
For those of you who’d like to skip the cooking thing altogether, you’re in luck. There are plenty of local places that will cook Thanksgiving dinner for you, making choosing the wine the hardest decision you’ll have to make.
Here are eight North Fork eateries offering either a complete Thanksgiving dinner to-go or ready-made sides for your holiday table. (more…)