Hudson Valley Tag


Foie Gras: Making Informed Choices

04 Dec 2009, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in farm, news & buzz

I’ve met many artisanal farmers over the years, and to a person they care passionately about their work, their livestock, and for raising them in a humane way. In the end, it makes the food taste better. A stressed out cow or duck is going to have some very tough meat for you to chew, so it is in the farmer’s best interest to keep his livestock calm and happy.

The Farmosphere?

05 Jul 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in farm

I love it when technology functions as a tool to help those who might, at first glance, live a life far removed from the cyberexistence that pervades the rest of us (I, for one, seem to be chained to this laptop). Last weekend I wrote an article about farmers markets for our Hudson Valley newspaper, the Times Herald-Record, and they published an interesting follow-up story today on some local farmers who are actively blogging. This helps them to keep their neighbors apprised of what’s happening both in the fields and at the local market, and gives us, as consumers, a…

FP54: Rogowski Farm Part I

02 Jul 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in farm, podcast

Chef Mark is here in the Hudson Valley with me this week, so we headed up to the famous Black Dirt region to visit my friend Cheryl Rogowski, proprietor of Rogowski Farm in Pine Island, NY.

Hudson Valley Wine Event: Pasta Primo Vino!

10 Apr 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in food

If you are located in or near the Hudson Valley (yes, NYC counts!), there is a wonderful event coming up to benefit the Hudson Valley Food Bank. (Like you need an excuse to drink wine and eat delicious food.) Info below: PASTA PRIMO VINO! Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY – Celebrate Spring by taking a tour of the Hudson Valley’s most renowned vineyards on the Shawangunk Wine Trail. At each of the ten wineries you will sample a variety of delectable pasta dishes. A variety of dishes, one served at each winery, will be complemented by select wines in a backdrop of scenic…

FP46: Hudson Valley Wines

01 Apr 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in beverages, podcast Play in new window | Download | Embed Did you know there is wine growing in my backyard? I don’t mean that literally, of course, but the Hudson Valley is quickly establishing itself as a player in the wine world, particularly in the realm of sparkling wines. Join me as I speak with some of the winemakers and winners from the 2nd annual Hudson Valley Wine Awards. Whitecliff Vineyard Warwick Valley Winery & Distillery Brookview Station Winery Oh, I also delve into a little Shakespeare to kick off this season of buds newly sprouting, love blooming,…

FP45: Hunger in the Hudson Valley

25 Mar 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in podcast, wellness Play in new window | Download | Embed This week, it’s not my own hunger I’m talking about, but the hunger of those whose difficulties are far more serious. Learn what the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley is doing to tackle the problem of food emergencies for those who find themselves in crisis, and why their organization faces an uphill battle. You see, hunger may be one of the biggest problems that no one likes to talk about; it lacks the glamour of some other causes du jour. The daunting part is that hunger is not just an…

FP25: A Pumpkin We Will Go

10 Oct 2006, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in farm, podcast Play in new window | Download | Embed (What on earth happened to Jennifer? Only she and her coffee pot know the intimate details, but there is a Golden Ticket involved.) Take a trip with me to upstate New York as I search for the elusive perfect pumpkin, because there are recipes that simply must be cooked this week. The kitchen elves make their first appearance on the show, but alas they are wreaking havoc (as usual). Boutique Spotlight: A Taste of Italy ( Music: Beau Hall ( Food Philosophy is a production of The Gilded Fork (