Food

If you want fresh vegetables, grown with organic methods, and like the idea of being as close to the farming of them as possible, the C.S.A. model may be for you
Amanda Merrow and Adrienne Nelson are readying the greenhouses to start vegetable seedling at Amber Waves, which employs a community-supported agriculture model. Amber Waves
A lettuce harvester surveyed the fields at Quail Hill in Amagansett. Durell Godfrey

At the Culinary Institute of America campus in San Antonio
King Hussein, center, was the benevolent leader of Laura Donnelly’s team during a Culinary Institute of America boot camp recently. With him was Ken Koch, left, another South Fork participant in the program. Laura Donnelly

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New York State has become a nexus for craft distillers, and rum, with a rich history traced to the earliest colonies, is tied to this area in many ways
Cristina Mello, the manager of the East Hampton Golden Pear store, poured out the rum and drink samples before and after the “Distill Life” panel discussion at the Parrish Art Museum on Friday night. Jennifer Landes

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A diet of root vegetables, cheap meats, and dairy products was born out of necessity, climate, and poverty
Eastern European food goes well with L.I. vodka.

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Nut fats and oils can be good for you, some extremely good
Nuts have gotten a bad rap for being fattening, but they can be very good for you. Mark Segal Photos

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A definite narrative arc
This menu book "has more exclaimation points than a teenage girl's diary," but is full of menus and the memories behind them. Laura Donnelly