New Coffee Vendor, Asian Farmer Dumplings is BACK and…get your kebab on this Fourth of July!

I am so happy to announce that Big Bang Coffee of Peekskill is joining our market. Owner Elina Dart was a Westchester and NYC coffee-house devotee as a teenager which led her to eventually work on a coffee farm in Kona, Hawaii. Eventually, after years of research, travel and coffee tasting, she started her own roastery back in New York, located in an old hat factory in Peekskill. Elina uses only fair-trade organic coffee and will be offering hot and iced coffee as well as coffee beans. They will be located right at the top of the top of the stairs every week, starting this holiday weekend. Please give them a warm Hastings welcome.
Asian Farmer Dumplings – is returning for the summer and will be here every OTHER week…starting this Saturday. Their pork and vegetarian dumplings are light and bright and made with local ingredients. They became a mid-week dinner staple of many a household in the Rivertowns last year and we are so glad to have them back.
That’ s all well and good but it is your patriotic duty to grill this weekend. But what to grill? Jane doesn’t eat red meat and your brother is dating a vegetarian. Mom only eats fish. Make a variety of kebabs. They’ll help you satisfy everyone’s culinary preferences – and you can make them in advance…so you can focus on things like cocktails and coleslaw. Kebabs have evolved quite a bit since the 70s when they were all about bell peppers and onions. Here are some useful tips for getting them right from Food52.com (hint: the secret is in the marinade as in with these Burmese chicken wing kebabs). Or try these grilled soy and Dijon mustard swordfish kebabs from Food52.
It’s not a backyard bbq without coleslaw. With Morgiewicz and Sun Sprout bringing their gorgeous carrots and cabbage and Neversink’s stretch French radishes and Taliaferro’s baby kale (bagged and cleaned, yay!) this would be a good weekend for market slaw. Try this no mayo bright coleslaw recipe from cookieandkate.com.
Samosa Shack is here for their once a month visit. Please try their special Chard Channa Masala samosa this week. Also, Mariachi Mexico will be making quesadillas plazera this weekend: hand-pressed corn tortillas filled with caramelized onion and chiltepin roasted cauliflower,  as well as tacos de chile poblano and peppers filled with spinach and goat cheese. And, Red Jacket Juices are BACK!
See you at the market!

eat your peas!

if you can get some…that is. I am always amazed at how quickly they disappear from the Taliaferro Farm display. No sooner has Pete Taliaferro Jr. finished unloading a crate on his table, they’re gone! If you’re lucky enough to score some considering making this pea and mint spread. The perfect thing to slather on some Bien Cuit bread,Continue Reading

Make Dad (food) happy on Father’s Day….and have his knives sharpened while you’re at it!

june 17, 2016   On their day, Moms who usually cook, like to be wined and dined. A massage is always nice. But, in my experience, fathers like to spend their special day as close to possible to a grill. Or a smoker. The bigger – the better. So you could choose to get DadContinue Reading

Radicchio marmalade, pillowy pretzels, streusel v. streudel – and get out of my (cheese) head!

So – as you know – I’m not a bullet point kind of gal. But sometimes, we have so many new vendors at the market in one day, I need to resort to a simple list. Here goes: * Anna Maria’s (Savory) Jams, Clifftown NJ (via Piemonte) In Piemonte, where Dominique Debroux grew up, jamContinue Reading

Dough Nation Pizza, blue-corn quesadillas, fig hazelnut granola and stylin’ pork products

may 27, 2016 Susan Weseen made mountains of granola with her mom as a kid growing up in British Columbia and was hooked on the stuff. Years later, when she was a public school librarian in Brooklyn – she was diagnosed with Graves disease and had to eliminate gluten from her diet (among other things).Continue Reading

CRAFTS AT THE SUMMER MARKET

Join us for Nature Crafts
by Blue Rock School
1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9am to 12pm



Please park at the train station. Free parking on Saturdays and "granny carts" are available, courtesy of the farmer's market. No early birds!

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