Friday, December 6, 2013

Hello Everyone !

We have our Cookie Swap coming up on Tuesday December 10th.
I hope everyone will get back to me to let me know who is coming.

Feel free to bake as many cookies as you want with a minimum of 36.

We look forward to seeing you at the Piermont Reformed Church at 6:30 PM.

Call Sara @ 845-612-9192 for details.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Fall Swap Dates

October 22nd
November 19th
December 10th***Cookie Themed***
6:30-7PM

These dates are all at the Piermont Reformed Church located in Piermont, New York.

Please feel free to share these dates.
I know October has flown by for my family and I look forward to seeing everyone in November with winter food favorites.

December we have decided as a group to make the swap themed around the holiday baking and cookies specifically. When I get all the rsvp's I will email everyone how many people will be attending so that everyone can make as many cookies as they like to swap.

Sunday, September 15, 2013


Fall is here and we are ready to swap all those wonderful garden goodies. Please Feel free to contact me or pass along my information to anyone interested in swapping.



Tuesday September 24th we will be having a swap @ Piermont Reform Church 

6:30-7:30PM

We are asking everyone to try and bring a friend or spread the word!!

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Next Swap

Hi Everyone! Looking forward to seeing everyone this evening. I also wanted to give those of you interested in next swap the information as soon as possible so we can have a nice turnout. 

August 13th 2013 6:30-7:30
@ Piermont Reformed Church
361 Feldon Ave Piermont NY

If anyone is willing to pass out flyers at the local farmers market please let me know. I will get you some flyers or can email you over the printout. 

Keep Cool in this HEAT!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

July Swap Set

So we will be back @ The Piermont Reformed Church in Piermont on July 18th for our next food swap.  
6:30-7:30 PM

Please spread the word to pre register with Sara (845)-612-9192.
We Welcome EVERYONE. 


Last Swap on the weekend didn't work out well, so hopefully we can get a lot of swappers for this one. 


Wednesday, June 19, 2013

3 Days Until Swap # 5!

Everyone getting ready? What are you planning to bring? Bring friends for sure!


I have been in touch with someone from Ball canning supplies about doing a demonstration for us at another meeting. They couldn't make the June Food Swap but maybe in the future. For now they sent a gift for each attendee though. 

See you at Old World Market in Nyack !
10AM Saturday June 22nd

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Hello Everyone, 
Sara here to let you know the next Rockland Food Swap is going to be at 
OLD WORLD MARKET in NYACK!
Address: 40 New York 59  Nyack, NY 10960

They are excited to allow us to use their outdoor patio for a swap on Saturday June 22nd, at 10A.M. 

Please show them some love and browse through their assortment of goodies in the store before leaving. 

Pre-Register before attending and spread the word to your friends and fellow food lovers.

Reach me @ 845-612-9192




Saturday, May 25, 2013

FOURTH ROCKLAND FOOD SWAP

FOURTH ROCKLAND FOOD SWAP
May 2013


The May Rockland Food Swap brought us together once again to taste and share. We met for the third time at the Piermont Reformed Church through the graciousness of Rev. John. 

More home brewed wine arrived and some delicious vanilla yogurt, strawberry jam, fresh scones, lots of biscotti, date rolls, orange-vodka, freshly laid eggs, mushroom frittata bites, homemade lemon-pepper mayonnaise and sriracha mayonnaise, Piermont maple syrup, garden plants, and more.

The stewardship of the Swap was turned over to Sarah Reshot who will take it on and continue to see it flourish. Please help her out. Register in advance. Tell your friends. And enjoy the fruits of each others labors and culinary delights.


Strawberry Jam getting set up.
A few jars of mayonnaise and more...

Chocolate Chip Biscotti pieces.

Yogurt ready to be tasted.

Plants to share.

Perhaps he is bidding for some of those eggs...


That Cabernet Sauvignon...and not bad.

Almond Biscotti...just like it says.

Tasting Vicki's experiment with making 
Lemoncello but with Oranges.
If you drink enough of it you won't get a cold.

Lovely lily-of-the-valley and lilacs.

Date Bites - packaged and ready to taste.

Strawberry Jam. Yum.

Scones

Filling out a bid form.



Wednesday, April 24, 2013

FOOD SWAP #3

THIRD ROCKLAND NY FOOD SWAP

April 2013

Enjoy these photographs from Food Swap #3 held at the Union Art Center in Sparkill.

THE NEXT SWAP IS WEDNESDAY, MAY 15TH, AT THE PIERMONT REFORMED CHURCH ON FERDON STREET IN PIERMONT, FROM 6:30 TO 8 PM. 
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Here is a list of most of the items swapped:


Piermont's own Maple Syrup
Hazelnut Buttercrunch
Noodle Pudding
Vegetarian Lasagna
Turkey Lasagna
Freshly Laid Eggs
Curried Carrot Soup
Homemade Yogurt, plain and vanilla
Greek citrus-olive oil cake
Empanadas with Grass-fed Beef
Zucchini Bites
Banana Bread
Chocolate chip Biscotti
House-made White wine
Pear-Fig Gruyere Galettes
Apple Rosemary Cheddar Galettes
Grape Pecan Goat Cheese Galettes
Mushroom Fennel Artichoke Blue Cheese Galettes


Lydia checking out the Zucchini Bites

Maple Syrup from trees in Piermont. How's that for local? Thanks Bob.

An assortment of Galettes. Someone asked what a galette was:
it's like a pie but more rustic. Use a pie dough, fill the center, and flip
the sides up and over. In this case 3 different pie dough recipes were used.

See Philip and Lydia swapping white wine for empanadas.

Looking around - what to taste next?

Greek Citrus Olive oil cake brought by Janice and a big hit.

Sara filling out a bid form for some noodle pudding.

Looks like an assortment: carrot soup, freshly laid eggs!

Hazelnut Buttercrunch

There is noodle pudding from Food Swap first-timer Sheila.

Some white wine from Philip. Good stuff!

First-timer Susan brought some yogurt she made. Yum.

Maybe they are negotiating. Lydia's empanadas went like mad.

There's Bob explaining how he gets the maple syrup.

Checking it out.

Sara brought eggs too. Love it.

Margo and Susan having a chat.

Ted opening a bottle of wine while his wife, Pamela makes a decision.

Packing up the goodies!

Margo's Lasagna. Ya gotta love it.

Tasting the lasagna.

Vicki tastes the wine. How is it?

Checking out the offerings.


Sheila, Margo and Ted cruising the scene.

Taste these zucchini bites. Recipe included.

Philip revealing his secrets, perhaps?

Au table.
First meetings.




Saturday, March 9, 2013

FOOD SWAP #3 APRIL 22, 2013

Get ready for the next Food Swap on Earth Day
April 22nd, at the Union Art Center
2 Union Street, Sparkill, NY. 
6:30-8:30 PM
Park in the center of the village parking lot and 
walk up the street opposite the post office.

DON'T FORGET TO REGISTER!
Call: 845-365-0042 to Register


Wednesday, February 27, 2013

SECOND FOOD SWAP - FEBRUARY 26TH, 2013


WELCOME TO THE SECOND ROCKLAND FOOD SWAP.




Though our numbers were reduced by the weather and calendar confusions the foods were delicious and we had a great time laughing and tasting each others creations....The offerings were varied and sumptious and we all went home with our bags and bellies full!

Here is what people brought to the Food Swap:
 
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CRANBERRY CHUTNEY
CINNAMON BUNS
IRISH SODA BREAD
BEAN SOUP WITH HAM
SPICY APHRODISIAC TEA
CHOCOLATE CHIP MANDELBROT
ZUCCHINI AND PORTABELLO APPETIZERS
APRICOT AND LEMON CURD HAMANTASCHEN
SPICY WALNUTS
½ DOZEN FRESHLY LAID EGGS FROM FREE RANGE CHICKENS
LEMON CURD
CHICKEN POT PIES
SWEET AND SALTINES
GRANOLA
TURKEY MEATLOAF
BANANA BREAD


Tasting the Spicy Aphrodisiac Tea!


Cranberry Chutney

Freshly laid eggs from free-range chickens, 
some chicken pot pie, lemon curd.

Irish Soda Bread and Cinnamon Buns


Tasting some Mandelbrot and zucchini appetizers
More please...
Banana Bread
Bringing home some Bean and Ham soup.

Tasting some meatloaf and banana bread
Banana Bread all gussied up.
Meatloaf Vacuum-sealed
Tasting Nuts and Granola and Lemon Curd

 The next Food Swap will be in April, location to be determined.
 Hope to see you there next time.


I brought home a Chicken Pot Pie, Granola, Cranberry Chutney (that I'm going to have with Cheddar cheese), fresh eggs (had one this morning and just love that orange yolk!), some Aphrodisiac Tea (kiss, kiss), Chocolate Chip Mandelbrot, and something else...can't remember...and it's all good.  Vicki, thanks for washing my knives and cutting board! And thank you everyone for coming and smiling and being warm and cooking such great stuff!! Wow!  My heart runneth over.....(must be the tea...) Phyllis