Glens Falls Gourmet

April 2013 Archives

dining-area.jpgHey foodie friends! Today I wanted to share a great fundraising event happening at Cooper's Cave in Downtown Glens Falls on May 1st. 

Cooper's Cave Ale Company will be offering their support to CROP Walk by donating 15% of your check at the pub on May 1, 2013 to this great cause! CCAC is ALSO matching the donation!

All you have to do to help is go out and enjoy yourself! That won't be hard to do at Cooper's Cave!
Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for gf-brewfest.jpgHey foodie friends! Glens Falls Brewfest is just a week away! I have my tickets. Did you get yours? 

I found a list of the brewers they have lined up so far and wanted to share it with you. Read on for the list of area brewers the Glens Falls Brewfest has lined up so far. It's looking good!

Tickets are still available for the Glens Falls Brewfest at the Queensbury Hotel. Hope to see you all there! 
Thumbnail image for eggs-benedict2.jpgHey foodie friends! I've been meaning to write this review for a while now. I have paid a few visits to Ambrosia Diner in Queensbury since they opened. 

To anyone who works at Ambrosia Diner, I hope this explains the crazy lady you saw snapping photos of everyone's food. 

Some friends an I have been on a bit of a breakfast for dinner kick lately. One Wednesday evening we decided to check out Ambrosia Diner. None of us had ever been there and we knew we could get anything on their menu 24 hours a day. So... off we went!
Hey foodie friends! Today I wanted to share with you this great event! 

On April 25th, 2013, 82 Capital Region restaurants will participate in the Aids Council Of Northeastern NY's 10th annual Dining Out For Life event! 

Restaurants from Columbia County all the way to the Canadian border will be participating in the fundraiser this year!
roast2.jpgHey foodie friends! Looking for recipes for corned beef? Here are 2 that worked well for us. 

There are different cuts of corned beef. This year we tried an eye round and a brisket. 

This is the eye round, which we did in the crock pot. 

On low, it cooked for 6 hours and was amazingly tender corned beef
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Hey foodie friends! Spring has sprung and that means it's about time for the Glens Falls Brewfest! Once again, it will be held at the Queensbury Hotel

On Saturday, May 4th from 4:00 - 8:00, the Queensbury Hotel will host the 2013 Glens Falls Brewfest. 

Last year there were over 50 area pubs and breweries involved and I have to say that some of the beers that I tasted really inspired me to use them in some of my dishes. 

I love to use beer in stews, chili, soups, marinades and more! This is a fun event and I hope to see many of you there! 

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Deb Castellucci is happy to share food related tips & tricks, recipes, favorite restaurants and ideas for entertaining and more! I'm happy to share what I have learned over the years and look forward to learning more from my Glens Falls neighbors! I grew up in the Glens Falls area and I know that there are tons of fellow foodies out there who would love to share what they know too! Feel free to contact me here or like us our Glens Falls Gourmet Facebook page to see daily posts!

Mary Longley Beside cooking being my middle name, most people call me Mary. My cooking experience started out of necessity, and with lots of successes and not so successful gourmet delights, I learned to be a little creative with some foods and found things that stay consistently on my list. Spending time in the kitchen is therapy for me and entertaining to share the successes. I look forward to sharing some of my creativity with everyone.

Amberly Rundell Hey foodies! My name is Amberly and I'm absolutely thrilled to be a part of this blog. One of my greatest passions is trying different foods from around the world - from Asian to Indian, to Thai and Mexican, I love it all! My recent travels have opened up my palette to whole new world of tastes, spices and aromas and I'm so excited to share them with you all. Im also a huge wine enthusiast. I love to cook with wine. (And sometimes, I even add it to my food!) I welcome you to add little "spice" to your life. Explore our blog for some of the best recipes and wines from all over the globe!