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    The Beekman Shandy

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Variations of the Shandy can be found in countries from Germany to Africa.  (We first tasted one while traveling in China!)   Classically, a Shandy is made by filling a glass half-full with a dark beer and then topping it off with lemonade.    A Shandygaff is made by mixing beer and ginger ale or root […]

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    Cherry, Forever

    BY:Josh and Brent

    No fruit signals the beginning of summer at Beekman 1802 farm more than the pie cherry. Over the years we’ve made Sour Cherry Pie Sour Cherry Scones Sour Cherry Strudel Sour Cherry Sorbet Sour Cherry Caflouti and even Sour Cherry Bounce But we’re certainly not the first to carry out a love affair with the […]

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    Gartending: Old Glory


    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.   The Red White and Blue Cocktail needs hot weather to make it groove.  Red from red roses- woven into a […]

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    On with the Show

    BY:Josh and Brent

    We’re very proud of the success of “The Fabulous Beekman Boys,” and have so enjoyed meeting all the new “neighbors” from all over the world that it has brought into our life. The show stands apart as one of the rare reality shows that captures a positive portrayal of small town America and good people […]

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    Pickled Radish Pods

    BY:Josh and Brent

    There’s never an “okay” radish season. It seems that each year is either a bumper crop of perfectly bulbous spicy delicacies, or a complete bust of bolted, measly, woody tap-roots. But even in the worst years, when late frosts kills the earliest radish seedlings and early heat waves force the surviving plants to bolt, there’s […]

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    5 Beautiful Things


    This new feature is designed to inspire you to look at the world around you, to take note of the season at hand and to capture it – in memory or on film – for posterity. I will be choosing five photos each week for with this aim in mind. We’re calling the feature, […]

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    Josh’s Early Summer Reading List

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    There’s not a lot of time to kick back with a good book this time of year…but these are the ones I’m eye-ing for those 10 minutes between when the sun goes down and I collapse into bed:   Canning for a New Generation: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry We were recently gifted […]

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    Josh’s Late Spring Reading List

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    The sun is up a little longer. And so are we. Here’s how I plan on spending my evenings…hopefully not in front of a fire for a change! Back to Basics – We love this book. We love the updated version of this book. It’s a terrific guide to doing all the things we set […]

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    The Making of the Beekman 1802 Tabletop Birdbath

    BY:Josh and Brent

      One of the newest designs from the Beekman 1802 Rural Artists Collective is our Beekman 1802 Tabletop Birdbath, hewn entirely from one piece of solid New York State Bluestone. They’re based on the design of Victorian Butterfly baths, and are individually crafted by a third-generation stone mason. We filmed the making of one recently…click […]

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    The Dash

    BY:Dr. Brent

    At New Market Elementary School in Sophia, NC, Field Day was much anticipated.   Each grade level competed within itself in all kinds of physical activities:  relays, jumping rope, obstacle courses made out of hay bales, etc.    More important than the blue, red and white ribbons that were handed out to the victors (though these were […]

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