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VIDEO: How to Make the Best BLT

Comment | August 21, 2014 | By

We all know how to make a BLT. We all have tips and tricks and favorite elements to enhance what is arguably one of the best and most simple sandwiches to eat in the late days of summer when tomatoes are ripe and fragrant.

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KnowFo: Local Farm Secrets of the North Fork

Comment | August 20, 2014 | By | Photographs by Lauren Matison

A short while after moving to the North Fork, I discovered this kind of just-because surprise isn’t unique to Sang Lee Farms. For instance, if you arrive at Harbes too early for fresh cider donuts because the oil isn’t hot yet, at check out, you may find a bag of six waiting for you. They’ll be free because they were made yesterday, but they’ll be tasty all the same.

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Dock Report: Atlantic Bigeye Tuna

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As of March of this year, 34 rebuilt and sustainable fish stocks are thriving in American waters. This is evidenced by the return of humpback whales to the waters around New York City, where they’ve been seen “lunge feeding” on ample schools of fish.

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A Seed Saving Success: Long Island Cheese Pumpkin

Comment | August 18, 2014 | By | Photographs by Long Island Seed Project

In the High Summer issue of Edible East End, Erica-Lynn Huberty told the story of the Salt of the Earth Seed Company, which has embarked on a massive seed-saving project to protect our food supply while saving the best seeds to grow the best produce for our region. One success story, predating Salt of the Earth, is the Long Island cheese pumpkin, which also got a mention in our Fall 2005 issue. 

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