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Trader Joe’s Coming to Albany

The Location of the New Trader Joe's in Albany. Photo by Nicole M. Arciello Berhaupt
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Trader Joe’s Coming to Albany Domestic and Imported Foods Galore Trader Joe’s announced on January 6th that they will be opening a new store at 79 Wolf Road in Albany. The grocery store chain is scheduled to open their 13,000 square foot location sometime during the second quarter of 2012, although no specific date has [...]

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New Pizza Comes to Clifton Park: Top My Pizza, Review

Top My PIzza in Clifton Park
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Top My Pizza in Clifton Park, Review A New Pizza Place Opens in Clifton Park Out of the construction directly beside Moe’s Southwest Grill in Clifton Park, a new restaurant recently emerged: Top My Pizza. And while yet another pizza place isn’t quite what CP needs, this place is just a bit different from Pizza [...]

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Veg Out: How Local Colleges Stack Up in the Vegan Food Department

Vegan Black Bean Burgers. Photo Courtesy Four Green Steps
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How Capital Region Colleges Stack Up in the Vegan Food Department Vegetarian and Vegan Options for College Students Most of us have had our turn as college students, eating fast food and late night pizza delivery to survive cram sessions by night, and dashing through dining rooms grabbing whatever could tide us over while rushing [...]

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A Saratoga Institution: Hattie’s Restaurant, Review

Chef Jasper’s Macaroni-n-Cheese. Photo by Aubree Cutkomp
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Hattie’s: A Saratoga Institution Fried Chicken, Mac and Cheese, Crab Slaw Salad…Hattie’s Has It It doesn’t get anymore Southern…or Saratoga than Hattie’s. Finding Southern home cooking in Saratoga Springs would sound about as likely as finding snow in July, but the fried chicken, collard greens, peach cobbler and rest of the carefully chosen menu is [...]

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Get Cooking With Jessica Nicosia: French Onion Soup

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French Onion Soup (Video Recipe) A French Onion Soup Recipe that’s Easier than You Think The onion is your friend. Sure, it makes you cry, brings you to tears, but it’s so good for you, especially when used to make French Onion Soup. Basically consisting of onion and beef broth, traditionally served with croutons and [...]

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Saratoga Restaurant Week Kicks Off on December 2nd

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Saratoga Restaurant Week 2011 $18.19 for a 3 Course Meal at Participating Saratoga Restaurants this December So you want to go out to dinner but you don’t want to spend a lot. No problem, right? Except as soon as you open the menu, you realize you have to get an appetizer. I mean, they look [...]

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Sweet Veggies! Just in Time for the Fall, A Great Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Butternut Squash. Photo Courtesy of Good Housekeeping
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Butternut Squash and Apple Soup Recipe Great Fall Recipes: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup Oh yes, fall is here and the sweet veggies are everywhere. It’s one of my favorite times of the year for this reason! I love going to the farmer’s market and seeing all the squash, pumpkins, carrots, sweet potatoes, beets etc. [...]

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Get Cooking With Jessica Nicosia: Roasting Your Own Coffee

How to Roast your own Coffee Beans
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How to Roast Your Own Coffee Roasting Coffee is Easier than you Think Ah, that first cup of coffee. Coffee is part of our culture; it’s in our blood. We drink it in the morning, on the way to work, and after dinner, and sometimes in between. Originally discovered in Ethiopia in the 15th century [...]

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Rooted in Nature: An Independent, Natural Food Store in South Glens Falls

Rooted in Nature. Photo by Ben Lapham
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Rooted in Nature: An Independent, Natural Food Store in South Glens Falls New South Glens Falls Eatery Brings Fresh Food from Local Farms Rooted in Nature on Route 9 in South Glens Falls opened last Saturday, October 1, 2011. The store is owned and operated by Glens Falls residents Colleen Sommer and Cheri Lawson. Colleen [...]

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Kale vs. Cancer? How Cruciferous Vegetables can Save Your Life

Curly Kale. Photo by Rasbak
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Kale vs. Cancer? Cruciferous Vegetables and their Healing Properties I love kale and for good reason! Besides having plenty of fiber, folic acid, vitamins and minerals it has also been shown to reduce your risk of cancer. Yes, cancer! Well the same is true for all cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, cabbage, brussels sprouts, collard greens [...]

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