Zoom Cooking, DIY Pizza, Riverhead Farmer’s Market


The East End Food Institute has announced the grand reopening of the Riverhead Farmers Market at the former Homeside Flowerist and Garden Center, specifically at 139 Main Road in Riverhead. To celebrate local farms and producers, they will launch on Saturday November 27 for small businesses and the market will run from 9 am to 1 pm each week until April 30, 2022. For the first time, the market will accept the benefits SNAP (formerly known as Food Stamps) and will also partner with Field & Fork Network, a Buffalo-based nonprofit that has expanded the Double Up Food Bucks program to New York City. If you are a producer and want to join the market, applications for suppliers are open and accepted as you go. Apply to become a salesperson. If you have any questions, please email the Outreach and Education Coordinator Vivian Le at [email protected].

Manna at the Lobster Inn continues its educational program on Manna Mondays aquaculture, with speakers and presentations, on Monday, November 22. Tim Heuisler of Small Batch American Whiskey is the guest speaker. Led by co-owner Donna Lanzetta and sponsored by the Manna Ocean Foundation, this program hopes to raise awareness about aquaculture through guest speakers including farmers, fishermen, authors and educators. Manna Monday starts at 6 p.m. and is free, unless otherwise noted.

What pie will make the cut for your Thanksgiving feast? Maybe Andrea Anthony’s Apple Cranberry Pie!

Andréa Antoine from The lobster roll glory, bake apple and cranberry pies for Thanksgiving. The pies are made with spicy apples, a filling of butter crumbs and fresh cranberries. Only 50 pies will be available for pickup on November 24 at the new location of the Lobster Roll in Southampton where the Princess Diner was located. A 10-inch deep pie costs $ 32 and will serve six to eight people. To order, send an email [email protected].

Nick & Toni is once again offering DIY pizza kits for two this fall. The kits include all the ingredients needed to make a Nick & Toni pizza dinner at home. Kits include: a Nick & Toni Caesar salad, fresh pizza dough, Nick & Toni pomodoro sauce, fresh mozzarella, and step-by-step instructions on how to make the perfect pizza, all for $ 36. Kits are available and are only offered Thursday through Sunday. Kits can be ordered online at nickandtonis.com and can be picked up anytime after 5 p.m.

Baby cotstopover on the Hameau Vert at Hampton Bays will remain open this winter with a three-course prix fixe meal of $ 40 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will also be dinners and dances on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. You can bring your own wine; there is no corkage fee. Look for modern, classic French cuisine with North African and Caribbean influences.

Get back to basics by taking Stefanie Bags‘live a one-hour Zoom cooking segment on Wednesday, December 8 at 6 p.m. where she will prepare three recipes. She holds a Master of Science in Nutrition from Teachers College at Columbia University and is a Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Dietitian Nutritionist, and a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts. On December 8, the Hamptons nutritionist will demonstrate how to create a creamy broccoli soup, savory lentils, roasted whole fish and a dark chocolate treat. Each hour-long class costs $ 25. The menus are all gluten and dairy free. You will receive the Zoom link and the recipes when you register. A zoom recording will be provided after the course to all registrants.

Food quote: “People who love to eat are always the best. ~ Julia child

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