I love to recreate iconic Upstate New York Regional Dishes and “lost” recipes from businesses no longer with us!
Incredibly tender and flavorful Orange Flavored Confetti Shortbread cookies from Audrey Montanus, wife of legendary Kodak photographer Neil Montanus, as shared by her son and equally talented photographer James Montanus.
Hands down the most requests I get for Upstate New York recipes are for anything from Home Dairy. I receive several emails and messages every month about Home Dairy. Often the recipe requests come with a nostalgic story of afterschool walks to the bakery to get a half moon cookie, lunches with mom after a …
Upstate New York Pecan Pie recipe from the Kopper Kettle Restaurant, a beloved family restaurant that was known for having the best pies in Rochester.
Chicken Francese, (Chicken French), is a popular Upstate New York Italian American restaurant dish that can easily be made at home. This recipe from Canandaigua features golden brown tender chicken cutlets nestled in a buttery, lemon pan sauce.
Inspired by a old newspaper clipping recipe for the house salad dressing from the Changing Scenes restaurant in Rochester, this creamy garlic parmesan salad dressing is super easy to make, and absolutely delicious!
Recreate the Northern New York roadside stand staple in your own kitchen! This sauce is a key ingredient for an Upstate New York Michigan, which is a red hot (usually Glacier hot dog) on a New England Style Roll, with meat sauce and onions.