Taste of the Adirondacks

Previous Taste of the Adirondacks Events

Students from the Culinary and Hospitality Program at Paul Smith’s College, the College of the Adirondacks.

Adirondack Style Encore: A Taste of the ADK!

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 7:00 pm

Spending more time in your kitchen lately? Join us for an encore program in our Adirondack Style series–a cooking demonstration featuring faculty and students from the Culinary and Hospitality Program at Paul Smith’s College, the College of the Adirondacks. This program will feature ingredients from local farms and locally produced foods. Chef Kevin and the students will make:

Venison medallions with a hard cider maple sauce
Gratin of 3 Tuckers Taters with Dutch knuckle and thyme
Carrot puree, pea shoots, and glazed celery root

Interested in where to buy the ingredients?

Paul Smiths College-Maple Syrup and Cider
Tucker Farms-Magic Mollies, Daisy Golds, and Adirondack Reds
Sugar House Creamery-Dutch Knuckle cheese
Juniper Hill Farm-Carrots, Celeriac, and Thyme
Moon Stone Farm-Pea Shoots

Co-sponsored by the Adirondack Experience and Albany Public Library in partnership with Paul Smith’s College.

Vintage postcard depicting the Prospect House on Blue Mountain Lake.

Food, Glorious Food, Adirondack Style

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 | 7:00 pm

Food, Glorious Food, Adirondack Style! Get a glimpse of the menus from Adirondack resort hotels and great camps during their heyday in the 1800s.  How did the food served up to the wealthy differ from food and recipes popular among average Adirondack residents?  Find out from Bethany Nyborg, George Mason University graduate student and former Adirondack Experience intern. Bethany will prepare a recipe from this time period to show attendees.

Cosponsored by the Adirondack Experience and Albany Public Library

Maple trees with buckets attached to collect sap for making maple syrup.

Maple Sugaring, Adirondack Style

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 7:00 pm

It’s Maple Sugaring Time in the Adirondacks! Join Ivy Gocker, Library Director of the Adirondack Experience, and Matt Thomas, an independent maple syrup historian, as they talk about the history and material culture of maple sugaring in the Adirondack Region: the process, how it was done in the past, and the story of the Horse Shoe Forestry Company near Tupper Lake, which was once the largest syrup production operation in the world.

Cosponsored by the Adirondack Experience and Albany Public Library