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Okinawan sweet potatoes make a great holiday pie.
Okinawan sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. Having grown up in Hawaii, there was an abundance of them commonly found on dinner tables, menus and at luaus. But here in New York they’ve made their way onto my Most Wanted but Hard to Find List. (more…)
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The crowd plunges into the icy water off Crescent Beach during the 2018 turkey plung
Ready, set, plunge! Into ice cold water during The Friends of the Shelter Island Library’s 10th annual Turkey Plunge on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m. at Crescent Beach.
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The Mildred Flower Hird Nature Preserve will be open for public enjoyment beginning with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. on Manhanset Road.
Rain date is Sunday, Nov. 24.
Ms. Hird’s daughter, Esther Hunt, will cut the ribbon.
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Family fun including hayrides will be offered at the manor’s Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26.
Celebrate the Harvest Season at Windmill Field
Harvest season is upon us and to celebrate the beauty and abundance of the East End, Sylvester Manor is hosting its annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26, from noon to 3 p.m. at Windmill Field.
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Try this burrata cheese dish as your next potluck dish.
Before last summer, I thought that soft mozzarella and brie were as good as cheese got. But I was wrong — there’s burrata and it’s cheese heaven on earth. (more…)