Posts tagged ‘Cayuga Lake’

Hazelnut Kitchen: Locovore’s Delight

The Hazelnut Kitchen was founded in 2007. The Chef/Owners, Jonah and Christina McKeough relocated from Philadelphia to Trumansburg. With degrees from the CIA, in Hyde Park, NY. Together they worked in numerous well-known restaurants throughout the country.

Continue Reading May 14, 2011 at 6:00 am Leave a comment

Taughannock Falls: Highest of Them All

At 215 feet, Taughannock Falls is the highest free-falling waterfall in the northeastern United States, and one of the highest waterfalls of any kind east of the Rocky Mountains. (33 feet taller than Niagara Falls!)

Continue Reading May 1, 2011 at 6:00 am Leave a comment

Travel Back in Finger Lakes Time to The Hayward House

The Hayward House is a Bed and Breakfast in Ovid New York. The house is actually in the middle of nowhere, but not too far from everywhere you might want to go, whether it’s wineries, the lake shore, Ithaca, Seneca Falls, or Watkins Glen. But when you stay at The Hayward House know that you will get peace and quiet, and big sky and stars galore.

Continue Reading April 23, 2011 at 7:00 am 1 comment

Happy Cows at the Muranda Cheese Company

This blog post is a continuation from the previous. While traveling the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail we met Tom Murray of the Muranda Cheese Company. Miranda makes 13 different kinds of raw milk cheese. Raw milk cheese is made from unpasteurized milk. Unpasteurized milk has bacteria in it, which contributes to greater flavor.

Continue Reading April 16, 2011 at 7:30 am 4 comments

Finger Lakes Cheese Trail Adventure

Did you think I meant to say “wine trail?” No whey! Cheese farms are popping up all over the Finger Lakes. We’re took a special trip to ride some of the trail, meet the cheese makers, and try as much as possible!

Continue Reading April 10, 2011 at 7:30 am 2 comments

Seneca Meadows: Turning trash into treasure.

Just north of Seneca Falls is the Seneca Meadows Wetland Preserve, a habitat for waterfowl, and all kinds of wildlife as well as 7 miles of well-groomed trails, suitable for hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Trails are open to the public from dawn to dusk, year round

Continue Reading January 8, 2011 at 7:00 am 3 comments

Cayuga: the great lake of the Finger Lakes

We put our boat in at Cayuga Lake State Park. Easy boat launch — pay no attention to that capsized catamaran. WOW! There is a lot of seaweed at the north end of the lake. Once we cleared the sea of seaweed, it was not to be smooth sailing. “Let’s cross the lake and find our friends on the east side.

Continue Reading September 6, 2010 at 3:03 pm Leave a comment

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