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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Asparagus tart – a summer treat

The farmers markets kicked into high gear this weekend. Abundantly available was asparagus. Here is a delicious way to enjoy the local bounty. Serves 4 Flour, for work surface 1 frozen puff pastry sheet (Pepperidge Farms makes quality sheets) 2 tablespoons good quality Dijon mustard 2 cups Gruyere cheese, shredded (approximately 6 ounces) 1 1/2 […]

Ossining farmers market opens

Mark your calendar! On Saturday, May 29th Community Markets and Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the seasonal re-opening of the Ossining Farmers Market with a ribbon cutting! This year’s opening is marked with additional vendors and the market will run every Saturday from 8:30am to 1pm until December 18th on the corner of […]

The Winery at St. George – a local gem

Sitting on a corner in Mohegan Lake is a beautiful former church which was built in 1912. The distinct features of this French Norman architecture are not going to waste. Owner Thomas DeChiaro purchased the property and put many restoration/design dollars into the project. The winery is gorgeous, calming, and exciting all at once. Currently, […]

American Craft Beer Week!

American Craft Beer Week began on Monday, May 17, and runs through Friday, May 23. It is an annual celebration honoring all craft brewers, home brewers and the like, who produce and sell locally made beer. In Westchester, a solid bet is Captain Lawrence Brewing Company run by Scott Vaccaro who also happens to be […]

Two women provide tools & inspiration for eating locally grown food

Two women have collaborated to create a business called Chew On This. Carlin Greenstein and Annie Stranger, a chef and a graphic designer, are passionate about educating others about the overall benefits of eating locally. Their organization is dedicated to promoting the purchasing and eating of locally sourced products.  To that end, they have created […]

Craft beer & good local bbq event

On Saturday, June 12th, Holy Smoke throws it’s best and biggest party of the year on the Great Lawn. Its all you can eat BBQ and the best craft beers in the world all served on the 5.5 acre Great Lawn. They have put some new surprises on the docket this year, that we are […]

Farmers markets to re-open – - mark your calendar!

Mark your calendar! Community Markets announces that three Westchester farmers markets open on Saturday, May 29th. The locations are Tarrytown, Ossining, and Pleasantville. Other location openings will follow and be announced here as well. Stay tuned to Westchester Eats as you will be informed of their local offerings, cooking demos, live music from local musicians […]

Mex-to-Go: local, quick, yet not fast food

Life keeps us quite busy. Sometimes there is a need to grab something “on the go.” However, that something does not need to be fast-food. A small take-out place in Croton-on-Hudson called Mex-to-Go can be just the answer. You “build” your burrito or taco by selecting from various menus. First one must choose the item […]

Deprez Wines in Croton-on-Hudson announces semi-annual tasting event

It’s that time of year again when Deprez Wines in Croton-on-Hudson presents their annual spring tasting. Event details and wines to taste are noted below. This is always a nice event and helps to keep your cellar full of interesting varietals. Date: Sunday May 16th, anytime from 1pm to 5pm NEW Place: Karma Lounge, 175 […]