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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beerholder

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beerholder

Kinky Friedman Being from Schenectady, Proctors is like a second home to me. I’ve been going to shows at Proctors since I was a kid and one of my favorite times of the year is to see their schedule to see what events are coming […]

I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.

I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.

Johnny Depp It was just restaurant week in Lake George and there’s no way I would miss the opportunity to have food up in Lake George in this beautiful weather for $20.15. My family and I decided to check out Giovanna’s on the Lake inside of […]

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.”

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.”

Brian O’Driscoll Whenever I go grocery shopping, I try to stay to the list I brought. I don’t necessarily buy any particular brand but go with things that are either on sale or my personal favorite thing to do, buy local products I find in […]

“We all need to make time for a burger once in a while.”

“We all need to make time for a burger once in a while.”

Erica Durance As I was growing up, we had a McDonald’s around the corner. I wasn’t able to drive so Summer to my friends and me was meeting up for lunch at McDonald’s with the money my Mother either gave me or what I made […]

“Keys, they make it easier to get in and out of doors. So does invisibility.”

“Keys, they make it easier to get in and out of doors. So does invisibility.”

JAROD KINZ The main focus of my blog is obviously the 518 area. I live here, I’ve grown up here and I love blogging about what’s going on here and what I’ve done. Every so often though, I get asked to review a product that […]

#HealthyLivingSpringChallenge

#HealthyLivingSpringChallenge

Did you ever used to watch the game show Supermarket Sweep? Or Guy’s Grocery Games on Food Network?  Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to be a part of something similar at the Healthy Living Market in Wilton Mall. The goal? Make a delicious springtime […]

If you can’t control your almond butter, you can’t expect to control your life.

If you can’t control your almond butter, you can’t expect to control your life.

Bill Watterson (edit) I love peanut butter and one thing I love more is my new favorite thing- almond butter. I checked out the Capital Region Home Show a month or so ago and came across this great local product, Nut-Zez. I got to try […]

“You can’t buy happiness but you can buy tea and that’s kind of the same thing”

“You can’t buy happiness but you can buy tea and that’s kind of the same thing”

I’ve been craving chai lattes lately and I blame it solely on Caffe Vero (1 Canada Street, Lake George) and their delicious beverages. I’ve been familiar with Caffe Vero since their last place in the village but they just got settled at their new place […]

If kids can learn how to make a simple Bolognese sauce, they will never go hungry. It’s pretty easy to cook pasta, but a good sauce is way more useful.

If kids can learn how to make a simple Bolognese sauce, they will never go hungry. It’s pretty easy to cook pasta, but a good sauce is way more useful.

Emeril Lagasse Tuttorosso is pretty much the only brand of tomato products I’ve familiar with. It’s the only label I’ve seen from cooking with my Grandma to cooking with my little cousins. When someone says “Hey, could you pick up a can of tomato paste?” […]

“Moo may represent an idea, but only the cow knows.”

“Moo may represent an idea, but only the cow knows.”

MASON COOLEY WANNA CHECK OUT PART ONE?– CLICK HERE I had such a great time out in the Finger Lakes with the American Dairy association. On day two, we stopped at Cayuga Milk Ingredients, then Patterson Farm and finally the New York Wine and Culinary Center. […]