Tag Archives: apples

The End of The Northern Spy

Bundled up I head to Montgomery Place Orchards in Duchess County.  Each week endless assortments of apples keep arriving and changing as the season passes by. I was a bit concerned I might miss the last of the apples due to the … Continue reading

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The latest: A chainsaw

It is more work for me to write down recipes than it is to cook those wonderful creations. I want you to know that. Each dinner guest at my house seems to want the freaking recipe of everything I made. Well here you go then( sigh).  That which … Continue reading

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My mother’s tart tatin

My mom was famous for her Tart Tatin which she made often during apple season in The Netherlands. It was the best in town. Frankly I always thought it was the only one in town as we where living in the North where not a Dutch … Continue reading

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A fight with black walnuts

Off to an apple tasting tour these  past 2 weeks. I buy an apple here an apple there at various farmers markets. Montgomery farm still my favorite on the edge of Rhinebeck  has 60 apple varieties.  Most often I go there for my tastings. Out of 60 … Continue reading

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Guess who’s coming to dinner?

In the rain at Montgomery farm where there always seem to be sunny faces reality kicks in.  It is almost fall in the Hudson Valley.  Pumpkins incredulously big are now displayed in the beds where the basil used to be. Due to the relentless … Continue reading

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