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Sep 06

Columbia County – The NY City drives 2 hours to get there – it is only 30 minutes for the Capital District!

Columbia county

Columbia County *Copake Farmers’ Market Church St. Saturday 9am-1pm June 8 – October 26 Roberta Roll (518) 329-0384 *Hillsdale Farmers’ Market Roeliff Jansen Park, 9140 Route 22 Saturday 9am-1pm June 1 – October 12 Willa Horton (518) 325-7950 *Hudson Farmers’ Market DMV parking lot, North 6th & Columbia Sts. Saturday 9am-1pm May 11 – November …

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May 10

Banana is not a fruit!


Bananas are actually an herb, not a fruit. It is in fact the world’s largest herb, related to the orchid and lily families. The bananas are actually considered the berries of this giant herb.

Apr 16

Peppers – male and female?


 Never knew this! Flip the bell peppers over to check their gender. The ones with four bumps are female and those with three bumps are male. The female peppers are full of seeds, but sweeter and better for eating raw and the males are better for cooking. From Linda Mitman

Apr 03

1, 2, 3 Easy – Chicken Francaise

Michael Symon Chicken Franciase

The Best and Easiest Recipe out there for Chicken Francaise  from Michael Symon- Never fails and restaurant good! 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Flour for dredging Salt and Pepper to taste 3 Chicken Breasts (boneless skinless; pounded to 1/4-inch) 2 Eggs plus 2 tablespoons Water (whisked) 2 Garlic cloves (sliced) 1/2 cup White Wine …

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Apr 01

Is a Chicken ever worth 80 bucks?


It was time for a Lady Chow Chow adventure- The Holidays are over! The Christmas Tree had been dragged to the curb leaving most of the needles in the house. That is always a happy moment.  The window lights were stashed in the attic. The real indicator  that the season  was past was that the Xmas cookies …

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Mar 22

Recipes Almost Lost


Attention All LadyChowChow fans!  We are looking for submissions for the Recipes Almost Lost Category. When someone we love passes away we often miss the food that they made for us. Baking my Grandma’s jelly roll and cooking my Dad’s chicken soup fills me with happy memories and for a moment it feels like they …

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Mar 12

Is the Capital Area actually a happening place?

Confectionary 2

  We all have our reasons for living in the Capital Area. Family, ,friends, ability to get to NYC, Boston, The Berkshires  The Adirondacks and Montreal quickly are sited as the main reasons for making this area home.  But is the Capital Area on its own merits starting to become enough of a reason to set …

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Feb 25

1, 2, 3, Easy – Sausage and Spaghetti Squash


Super easy and very healthy! No carb but very filling and satisfying.  It was originally a food network recipe but I lightened it up a bit. 1 small spaghetti squash (about 2 pounds) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 8 links Chicken Sausage 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 medium onion, halved and thinly …

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Feb 21

Another Albany Goddess in the Kitchen – Chef Un-Hui Filomeno owner Mingle, Albany, NY

Mingle Jpeg

Blessed are those waiters that share the best dishes on the menu with you with a wink, a nod or a little finger pointing.  I will never forget the Angel in a Waiters uniform serving food at the Ginger Man who said so quietly, “Try the Tuna”. Well the Tuna , cooked by Chef Un-Hui …

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Feb 19

Substitute Daughter or Daughter in Law available for Indian Cooking Classes


Some days you just need to eat out. Errands pile up and then there is running around to do. Mom and I had a long list to tackle and so it was ugly errand day.. The tasks were silly and  boring. There is nothing fun about buying furniture polish, dropping the vacuum hose off for …

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