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Demand on Capital Region food pantries still high

LATHAM

Demand on Capital Region food pantries still high

Even with the economy on the upswing, local food pantries are more in-demand than ever. "Every week, we are completely empty when we close our doors," said Kim Sheppard, executive director of Bethesda House in Schenectady.

Six classic teas to check out this winter

Six classic teas to check out this winter

With cooler weather coming, warmer beverages sound better every day.

Shrimp makes quick meal for busy holiday season

Shrimp makes quick meal for busy holiday season

No time for food shopping during this busy season? Keep frozen shrimp, a bottle of tomato salsa, rice and frozen broccoli on hand for a no-fuss dinner.

A Navajo chef looks to history in his homage to Native cuisine

A Navajo chef looks to history in his homage to Native cuisine

Dishes at Mitsitam, located within the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, represent native tribes from the northern woodlands to South America.

What's the best way to cook a turkey? (VIDEO)

What's the best way to cook a turkey? (VIDEO)

There's more than one way to cook a turkey, but one technique in particular has skyrocketed in popularity over the past couple of years.

A many-layered approach to Thanksgiving leftovers

A many-layered approach to Thanksgiving leftovers

There’s little that’s more convenient or more easily fitted into a busy weekend than a comforting strata.

Give thanks: Thanksgiving dinner prices lower than 2015

CAPITAL REGION

Give thanks: Thanksgiving dinner prices lower than 2015

Anyone looking for something else to be thankful for this week might try taking a look at their Thanksgiving grocery receipts; according to the New York Farm Bureau, there should be some savings there.

Something to give thanks for: Falling turkey prices

Something to give thanks for: Falling turkey prices

Here's another excuse to pig out this Thanksgiving: turkey prices are down.

Sabra issues hummus recall due to health concerns

Sabra issues hummus recall due to health concerns

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8 due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility but not in tested finished product.

Dress up the turkey with a sweet or spicy stuffing

Dress up the turkey with a sweet or spicy stuffing

To stuff or not to stuff is not the only Thanksgiving dilemma. What about the kind of stuffing itself?

Wait till you taste these waffles

Wait till you taste these waffles

We all know that superlatives have lost whatever meaning they ever had (thanks, Internet!). But we can also all agree that waffles are one of the reasons it’s good to be alive.

Neiman Marcus sells collard greens for $66, and the Internet mockery explodes

Neiman Marcus sells collard greens for $66, and the Internet mockery explodes

Only at Neiman Marcus, where you can buy a $395 rabbit-fur jacket for a baby who will probably throw up on it, or a $1,300 tufted sofa for your dog, are collard greens considered "gourmet food."

Roast pheasant can be a pleasant change for holidays

Roast pheasant can be a pleasant change for holidays

Farm-raised birds are for sale online at D’Artagnan and other game sites. Around the holidays, Whole Foods Market and similar stores get them.

‘Great British Bake Off’ has home chefs trying creative confections

‘Great British Bake Off’ has home chefs trying creative confections

In a big white tent nestled in the green fields of the English countryside, six bakers were putting their signature spin on dinner rolls.

After you harvest these common crops, there's one last step

After you harvest these common crops, there's one last step

Growing your own vegetables, when you have the space, can be great for saving money. But these four crops need an extra "curing" to get them through the winter.

Pumpkin takes a walk on the savory side

Pumpkin takes a walk on the savory side

It’s hard to make it through fall without stumbling over a bright orange pumpkin, but that doesn’t mean many end up on your dinner plate.

America’s pumpkin queen has a request: Don’t carve, cook

KEENES, Ill.

America’s pumpkin queen has a request: Don’t carve, cook

A pumpkin market entrepreneur, Sarah Frey is banking on a younger generation of at-home chefs to take pumpkins from the porch to the dinner table.

Food prices are dropping, but restaurant prices aren't

Food prices are dropping, but restaurant prices aren't

"Restaurant prices are primarily comprised of labor and rental costs with only a small portion going toward food," according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "For this reason, decreasing farm-level and wholesale food prices have had less of an impact on restaurant menu prices."

Apples for everyone — from pancakes to sandwiches

Apples for everyone — from pancakes to sandwiches

Comparing apples to apples is more complicated than the idiom suggests.

New York state products great in 'The Empire Crate'

STILLWATER

New York state products great in 'The Empire Crate'

An entrepreneurial young couple from Stillwater is launching The Empire Crate, a business that will gather regional food products from around New York state, and ship them to customers once a month.

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