• 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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  • Walk the Vine

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Spend a Weekend in Wine Country–no matter where you live! Sipping wine at a vineyard, chatting with winemakers, and sampling the newest blends can be the perfect way to destress after a busy week — whether you’ve been slaving at work or locked away in the library sifting through old textbooks. What few people think […]

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  • Pork Rib Roast with Caramel Orange Glaze

    BY:Josh and Brent

    A Pork Rib Roast is the most succulent cut of pork, but you don’t necessarily have to truss it up all fancy-like to impress your guests. In this recipe, the caramel orange glaze, made with pan drippings is all impressive enough. Even though we’re not tying it up like a regular crown roast, go ahead […]

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  • Revolutionary

    BY:History Boys

    Breadbasket of the American Revolution   Schoharie is an Iroquoian word for “floating driftwood.” The Schoharie Creek drains out of the Catskill Mountains and runs 93 miles northward, reaching the Mohawk River near the hamlet of Fort Hunter, NY. The greater Schoharie Valley – much of which became designated as Schoharie County in 1795 (the […]

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  • “Silver” Spoons

    BY:Josh and Brent

    As seen in House Beautiful.  Click here to buy. When we created Beekman 1802, our goal was to breathe life into the historic 19th century farm and into the mercantile business that the honest William Beekman founded over 2 centuries ago and at the same time provide opportunities for our neighbors in the surrounding village […]

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