Did you enjoy a pie on Pizza Day?

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Here is a guest column by our own Tony Del Plato in the Finger Lakes Times, writing about pizza and Italian food: Friday was National Pizza Day. I hope you celebrated with your favorite slice or pie. Pizza is the best gift from Italy to America and arguably its favorite food. The Neapolitan style pizza […]

Moosewood Loves Teachers–Winter Recess 2018

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Moosewood Restaurant Loves Teachers During Winter Recess, Feb. 16-21, you can receive a free Moosewood pint glass or coffee mug with a purchase of an entree when you show your VIP “Very Important Teacher” Pass, Coupon or TP “Teacher’s Pet” Guest Pass Also, enjoy 10% off featured cocktails, beers and wines.    

Upside-Down Skillet Cake with Fresh Plums

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The cake in this easy, rustic treat is packed with whole grain goodness and is not too sweet. It’s the seasonal fruit glistening on top that gives this dessert such visual appeal. Choose a single favorite fruit or a colorful combination. When peach and blueberry season is over, make it with cranberries paired with apples […]

Our Newest Cookbook Reviewed!

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The Moosewood Restaurant Table The Moosewood Collective. Griffin, $35 (416p) ISBN 978-1-250-07433-1 The Moosewood Collective’s latest cookbook deserves a place next to the seminal vegetarian Moosewood Cookbook that was published in 1974. Moosewood excels at creating recipes that layer flavor upon flavor. Each chapter is filled with innovative recipes that pull in techniques and ingredients […]

Pasta with Broccoli, Edamame & Walnuts

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Shelled edamame (fresh soybeans) are available in the frozen food section of many natural foods stores and supermarkets. Whole wheat pasta is especially good in this dish. If you think you’ll be lucky enough to have leftovers for lunch tomorrow, instead of tossing the walnuts into the pasta, sprinkle them on top of each serving. […]

French Barley Salad

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Barley is the perfect grain for a hearty salad because it’s chewy and readily absorbs flavors. It takes about 40 minutes to become tender, so there’s plenty of time to prepare the rest of the ingredients while it cooks. Here we combine the barley with marinated mushrooms, sweet peppers, carrots, and crunchy green beans. Buttery […]

The Hippies Have Won!

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This is the opening line of Christine Muhlke’s  April 4, 2017  article in the Food section of the NY Times. “It’s Moosewood’s world. We’re just eating in it.” Consider granola: The word used to be a derogatory term. Now it’s a supermarket category worth nearly $2 billion a year. Kombucha was something your art teacher […]

Greek Diced Vegetable Salad

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A light, refreshing, and flavorful salad, the intensity of the Kalamata olives will be more evenly distributed if you take the time to slice them. Hopefully you can find pitted olives at your deli bar or specialty store. A heartier salad can be created by the addition of chickpeas and slices of hard boiled egg. […]

Baked Pasta with Cauliflower and Cheese

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Macaroni and Cheese is so popular now, people of all ages are ordering it as their main dish in restaurants and bistros everywhere. Here’s a version, Italian style, studded with cauliflorets and chopped tomatoes, a rich, yummy sauce and Italian cheeses, with a gratifyingly golden, crusty breadcrumb topping. This is so good it’ll make you […]

Understanding “Ban the Box”: Creating a Fair Chance

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A new panel discussion for organizations and individuals interested in learning more about removing the “check box” regarding criminal records. 9:30  – 11:30 am, Friday, March, 10th  2017 Borg Warner Conference Room, Tompkins County Public Library,  101 E. Green St. at S. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY FREE AND OPEN TO ALL REGISTER ONLINE at www.hsctc.org/workshops   […]