09/14/19 6:00am

Peter Lynch of Rockville Centre carries pumpkins to the cash register at Stakey’s Pumpkin Farm as his family watches. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Pumpkin season has returned to the North Fork — and that means flavored lattes and craft beers will be cropping up at local cafes and breweries. But it is not just beverages that get an infusion of pumpkin come October — and it’s not all pumpkin pie either. Stephan Bogardus, executive chef at The Halyard at Sound View in Greenport, often takes a savory approach to the seasonal squash. (more…)

07/31/19 5:55am

There’s nothing like a ripe, juicy locally grown tomato — especially of the heirloom variety — to enhance your summer spread. Tomatoes add the zing to garden salads and brightness atop a burger. Perhaps you use them for a pico de gallo or a classic Italian sauce? With so many locally grown varieties, there are hundreds of ways to prepare tomatoes now that they’ve come back into season. (more…)