Food & Recipes


Column: Vinous Ruminations -- Pairing French wines with everyday foods

Inevitably, when wine is the subject, the country of France must be discussed. France has long led the way when wines of the highest caliber are to be debated and tasted. A myriad of styles and flavors that bring out the very best in a complex cuisine are the hallmark of the very best French wines.

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Manlius Historical Society to hold second annual Taste of Manlius July 21

Tickets are now on sale for the second annual “Save Our History: A Taste of Manlius Summer Soiree,” which will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21.

Column: Here come the hops — again!

This column seems to be one about ancient knowledge. Two generations ago, everyone around Central New York knew about hops. Before long, I suspect, this will again be true.

FM-JD area Meals on Wheels Receives $1200 grant

Grant awarded for participation in 2015 “Share the Love” event

FM-JD Area Meals on Wheels is has announced that it has received a $1200 grant from Meals on Wheels America for its participation in the 13th Annual March for Meals campaign. This year’s grants were made possible through the generosity of Subaru of America, Inc. and its seventh annual “Share the Love” event.

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Fayetteville Farmers’ Market opens for the season

On Thursday, June 4, hundreds of market-goers came out to Fayetteville Town Center to see what is in store from their favorite local farms and businesses at the weekly Fayetteville Farmers’ Market.

JCC’s senior kosher dinners have started up again

The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse’s Monday evening senior kosher dinners will kick off for the summer started on June 1. The weekly dinners are held on Mondays at 5 p.m. and feature a hot, nutritious and well-balanced kosher meal.

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David’s Refuge thanks volunteers

On Sunday, May 17 Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia and the Fayetteville Carrabba’s Italian Grill sponsored the David’s Refuge Volunteer Celebration Party.

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Tickets for “Wine in the Woods” fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days on sale

Tickets for the third annual “Wine in the Woods” fundraising event for Camp Good Days and Special Times are now on sale to the public.

F-M Neighbors and Newcomers club invites new members

The Fayetteville-Manlius Newcomers Club would like to welcome new members of the area as well as neighbors who are already here.

FM-JD Meals on Wheels announces ‘March for Meals’ campaign

FM-JD area Meals on Wheels is participating in the National month-long campaign called “March for Meals” to generate public awareness about senior hunger in local communities. This annual campaign is intended to recruit new volunteers and to increase fundraising from supporters.

Wegmans tops corporate reputation poll

Rochester-based grocery chain Wegmans Food Markets has taken the top ranking in Harris Poll’s Reputation Quotient survey, the company announced earlier this month.

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2015 projects seek to make Jamesville a visitor destination

Next community meeting will be held Feb. 25

One local entrepreneur has a vision to make the hamlet of Jamesville a new dining and accommodation destination, and, to that end, he is currently in the midst of pushing forward on several proposed projects that he says will help enhance and spice up the small community during the ensuing year.

Plans for Fayetteville Dunkin’ Donuts move forward

After months of the old Friendly’s building sitting vacant and unused, plans to move a Dunkin’ Donuts franchise into the location are moving forward in the village of Fayetteville.

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Murphy’s Specialized Pastry opens in Manlius

Accommodates both everyday and special event dessert needs

Looking for a tasty, yet good-looking dessert to serve at your next event or just to satisfy your sweet tooth? Then you may want to check out Murphy’s Specialized Pastry in the Limestone Commons Plaza in Manlius.

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Literary Cake-off brings culinary talent to Manlius Library

The second annual Literary Cake-off event brought great creativity and baking skills to the Manlius Library on Nov. 16.