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donuts

happy national donut day ! donuts are a fairly pedestrian fare commonly found at independent bakeries and chain coffee shops around the island.  even a subpar donut can satiate the craving for one.  but an amazing donut, well that, is much harder to find.  and when one finds one, it’s the beginning of understanding the word “pining”.  a good […]

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pumpkin

did someone say pumpkin ? ! oh the things that can be done with pumpkin… on the sweet side of life, pumpkin pie is an oldie but goodie.  our pumpkin custard pie is lightly spiced and just sweet enough to be a dessert, a dollop of unsweetened whipped cream elevates it to a whole other […]

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homemade cookies

homemade cookies are far superior to any machine made confection out there… it is amazing how food is consumed differently when you’ve actually spent the time preparing it yourself, or get to know the person who crafts it for you via a local bakery or restaurant.  for one, the ingredients are easily recognizable as opposed to […]

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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, […]