Food & Drink

Operation BBQ Relief benefit at Emerson Resort

Operation BBQ Relief benefit at Emerson Resort

Friday-Saturday, April 13-14: Mount Tremper will play host to Grill’n and Chill’n in the Catskills, at which top pitmasters, celebrity chefs, distillers and outdoor guides will display their skills. Cast-iron and Dutch-oven demos with sampling, jerky-making, open-pit cooking and bourbon-tasting are just a few of the culinary experiences that attendees will be able to enjoy, while contributing to a great cause.

Keegan Ales to host Brewmates mail-order beer kit launch party

Keegan Ales to host Brewmates mail-order beer kit launch party

Saturday, March 24: Each kit will feature a unique recipe, easy-to-follow instructions, the ingredients needed to brew five gallons of beer and a promotional item from a different independent craft brewery. To celebrate the launch of the Keegan Ales homebrew kit, which will feature Keegan’s limited-edition California Common beer, Brewmates will be hosting a party. Admission is free, and guests aged 21+ can sample a free pint of California Common. There will also be drawings to win Brewmates recipe kits, tickets to the Tap NY Festival and other prizes.

Kingston chef to appear on Chopped

Kingston chef to appear on Chopped

How does a chef mix bubblegumflavored candy with hot and sour soup? How about “something out of the ordinary in a can” paired with “pink paste?” Find out how local chef Caitlin Salisbury managed when the Food Network’s signature competitive cooking show “Chopped” airs Tuesday, March 6.