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You’ll Be the Apple of Their Eye with This Surprising Pie

With autumn well underway here in the Adirondacks, there is no doubt you have already been inundated with all the flavors of the season, such as apple and pumpkin spice. You may even have an abundance of apples from your own trees, but aren’t sure what you […]

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Fall is Apple Season – Make Some Adirondack Apple Jelly!

One of the tastiest offerings of the fall is the delicious variety of apples that abound during this season. From Macintosh to Honey Crisp, there are so many different types of apples readily available in New York State. While they’re a tasty treat in and of themselves, […]

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Get Your Kids off to a Healthy Start with Nutritious Lunches From Charlie Johns

According to the American Heart Association, in America today about one in three children and teenagers is either overweight or obese – a figure that has tripled since 1963. This rise in weight problems has led to numerous new concerns for kids, including high blood pressure, high […]

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In the Adirondacks, Our Lake Monster is a Champ!

Nestled between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and the Green Mountains of Vermont is Lake Champlain, a large lake that runs 120 miles north to south and features nearly 600 miles of beautiful shoreline. Lake Champlain is a natural, freshwater lake named for the French explorer, […]

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Baltimore Orioles Brighten Up the Adirondacks

If you’ve ever seen the bright flash of a Baltimore Oriole as it flits its way around the forest edge, then you know there isn’t anything quite as lovely as the stark contrast of this brilliant orange bird against the deep green deciduous tree line. The song […]

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Try Something New with Your Zucchini This Summer

August is the time to enjoy the bounty of the gardens we planted back in the spring, and if one crop is the most bountiful, it always seems to be the zucchini! You can make so many things with zucchini, from baked goods like breads and cookies […]

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Finishing Up Your Adirondack Getaway? Leave Without a Trace!

The beauty of the Speculator area and the Adirondack Mountains is an attraction that brings in folks from all over the country and beyond. From the blue waterways to the green hills to the chance to see all kinds of flora and fauna, there is nature here […]

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Creating an Adirondack Home For The Eastern Bluebird

Songs have been written about them. Fairytale princess inevitably have them follow them wherever they go. Recognized as the symbol of hearth, home and happiness, the bluebird is one of North America’s most beloved species of birds. Sadly, this songbird has suffered a decline in population in […]

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Salmon & Saranac, Anyone?

The next time you’re planning a fishing trip to the Speculator region of the Adirondacks, pick up your fishing supplies from a Speculator department store, then consider spending the rest of your time on Piseco Lake, which offers the most accessible shoreline in the region at 21.3 […]

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Traveling The Adirondack Waterways – We Can Do It; Canoe?

The beauty of the Adirondack waterways is legend, and there might not be any way better to enjoy that natural splendor than a canoe trip down one of those beautiful rivers and streams. But there might not be any feeling as frustrating as having that relaxing journey […]

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