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labor day weekend

happy labor day weekend ! tis the life of the food industry employee / employer … to work pretty much all holidays, weekends, and most definitely the holiday weekend.  fortunately for us, farmers markets are outdoors and our customers are some of the happiest friendly entertaining party goers out there!  have a safe happy healthy holiday […]

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peach pie

peach pie fresh peaches on long island are beyond heavenly when they’re in season.  you take one bite and juices start running frantically down your arm, chin, everywhere conceivable.  those peaches make a great jam.  grabbing some peaches just before they get to that point, when they are a little firm but still super fragrant, […]

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lemonade

freshly squeezed lemonade … adding lemon zest to baking recipes really provides baked goods with great undertones of citrus freshness without overshadowing the main ingredients in a recipe.  we tend to use a lot of freshly grated lemon zest which leaves us with a whole bunch of naked lemons.  sure, we could make some really great lemon […]

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s’mores

s’mores tarts a good s’mores is to summer as hot cocoa is to winter. the perfect way to end a summer day spent by the ocean is to spend the night by a campfire in a cozy sweatshirt; the lingering smell of sunscreen on your skin and the taste of salt water on your lips.  long wooden […]

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zucchini

haha ha, today is sneak a zucchini into your neighbor’s porch day! we say your neighbors might prefer a zucchini cake instead… not really sure how exactly this made it onto the national day calendar and more importantly who is in charge of vetting such proposed days.  however, here’s the direct link to the history of this amusing celebration. […]