Sue Taggart
Apples

National Apple Month

October is National Apple Month and nothing signals the fall season like the amazing aroma of apples. A kitchen full of baking apple smells is mouthwatering and evokes memories of family dinners, friendly…

Chanterelle Risotto

Foraging for Chanterelles

I can remember when I was very young growing up in England, my dad used to go out into the fields near our home and pick the mushrooms that grew there. He loved…

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Natural Products Expo East—Our 18 Favs!

The 29th annual Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, which took place September 18-20, attracted over 23,000 attendees and 1,277 exhibitors at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. The event featured food…

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The Ultimate Tomato Bread

As summer begins to wind down, there are still fabulous ripe heirloom tomatoes to be found at your local farmers market. This colorful, simple and utterly delicious way of serving just two main…

Peach Lemonade

Peach Lemonade

Peaches just add a lovely mellow sweetness to this delicious lemonade. Tastes wonderful as is, but if you want to take it up a notch, just add vodka, rum or bourbon for a…

Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

The hardest part of this is getting the skin off the peaches— I always make two extra peaches just in case! A delightfully light and very elegant looking dessert that is easy to…

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August is Peach Month!

Peaches are one of my favorite summer fruits. Ripe, juicy peaches are like sunshine in your mouth! This month we will be featuring easy and delicious peach recipes that make the most of…

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National Blueberry Month Recipes!

July is Blueberry Month and blueberry picking came late to the Catskill Mountains this year. So, the next best thing, our local farmer’s market! Plump, juicy delicious blueberries just waiting to be baked…

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Happy Third Birthday to Eco18!

  As I look back on the letter from our second birthday, I am struck by the opening sentence “It has certainly been a tumultuous year for planet earth–floods, fires, tornados, terrorist attacks–the…

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National Grilling Month Recipes

July is National BBQ month and while most people think this means hot dogs, hamburgers and ribs, we have a new twist on typical BBQ food. Outdoor grilling opens up a vast cornucopia…

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