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    BY:Josh and Brent

    Jim Grinches and Norm Phenix, the owners of 204 Main Bar & Bistro, are converting the village’s original bank into a gallery space that will feature rotating exhibitions that mine the incredible wealth of artistic talent in our area. The first show at BANK will open as part of Garden Party Festival on Memorial Day […]

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    2012 Garden Party

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Thinking of taking a drive for Memorial Day weekend?  Help our village Spring back to life at this year’s Garden Party Festival. In addition to the wonderful merchants throughout Sharon Springs, local craftspeople, artists, farmers and food purveyors from all over the Mohawk Valley, here’s a list of other events during the weekend to help […]

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    Mother’s Day Cake

    BY:Josh and Brent

    For Mother’s Day this year we wanted to create a cake that is as fabulous as our moms. Which is pretty darn fabulous. This floral yellow cardamom cake has strawberry rhubarb sauce between layers and is held together with a delectable caramel buttercream icing (courtesy of our friends at Baked NYC and their awesome Baked […]

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    Braised Chicken with Rhubarb and Spring Onions

    BY:Josh and Brent

      The lowly but prolific rhubarb stem is mostly used in spring desserts. Alas, one has to add more than a fistful of sugar to purge its pucker enough to please your sweet tooth. So why did folks relegate this tangy vegetable to the dessert tray in the first place? We don’t have an answer […]

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    Gartending: Rhuby Rose


    For the Spring and Summer growing season, we bring you a new feature at Beekman 1802, the Soused Gnome.  He’ll teach  you how to “gartend”–create perfect seasonal cocktails using fresh ingredients from the garden.   Making Simple Syrups from fruits picked fresh from the farm orchard was one of those childhood memories that made their […]

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    City of Dreams

    BY:Josh and Brent

    We bought our first apartment 11 years ago.    We did more than just grow our relationship here, we grew our first heirloom tomato on THIS roof deck.  It was the place of our dreams and the start of Beekman Farm. But dreams change over time, and now the dream we’re working toward includes both of […]

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    English Muffins

    BY:Josh and Brent

    These are so delicious– you won’t want to go back to store-bought ones ever again!  A perfect complement to your very own preserves!  Perhaps the only drawback is the need to be close to the kitchen for several hours.   NANCY’S ENGLISH MUFFINS Ingredients: 1 cup milk ¼ cup melted butter 2 TBS white sugar […]

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    Star of Sharon

    BY:Josh and Brent

    The Sharon Springs Synagogue The first Jewish population arrived in America in the 17th century; since then, American Jews have been an important part of American identity and culture. Within the Jewish community in America, there have been some major divisions concerning religious beliefs and adherence to practices. Three large sub-divisions came out of American […]

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    Farm 4 Sale

    BY:Josh and Brent

    The farm of your dreams. That’s what the real estate agent told us when showing Beekman Farm for the first time, but by then we had already been seduced. A house atop a hill, a statuesque barn and sweeping views unmarred in the 200 years since the cornerstone was placed… But we were not the […]

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    Buttermilk Chive Biscuits

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Brent’s southern, so no biscuits are quite as good as his Mom’s or Memaw’s are. But we try our best. These biscuits, made with fresh local butter and young spring chives are delicate and light. Perfect for soaking up gravy from lamb or pork main dishes. Like our pie crusts, we make ours in our […]

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