This month’s cover story features a gracious house overlooking Lake Champlain whose nautical-themed decor serves as an homage to the lake. But it’s also the home of a busy family of five who are consciously engaged in the making of their living environment.
Adirondack Mountain Coffee Cafe in Upper Jay grew out of a small coffee-roasting business, so you know the cafe’s coffee has to be good. But in “Serving Up Breakfast, Lunch and Mountains of Memories,” the cafe also has atmosphere, derived from its location where one of America’s first theme parks, the Land of Makebelieve, once stood.
In his articles highlighting “Easy Houseplants,” Dr. Leonard Perry introduces readers to plants that are easy to care for indoors — insight that is especially welcome during our long, dark North Country winters. This issue’s subject is the begonia.
Wine Traveler Chris Fasolino profiles a pinotage, a red wine created in South Africa that is a hybrid of pinot noir and cinsault — a variety that is alternately known in its country of origin as “hermitage.” Meanwhile, Chef Curtiss Hemm offers up a recipe for grilled fish tacos with red cabbage and toasted cumin oil slaw — a dish brimming with “Fresh and Vibrant Flavors” and one that provides an affordable way to grill indoors while winter has us in its grip.
Check out the article by Richard Frost detailing nine different ways you can resolve to take advantage of the many recreational and cultural activities found right here in our region’s own backyard. Once you get started, you may find they are resolutions you’ll want — and be able — to keep!
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Northern Home, Garden & Leisure Magazine is Studley Printing and Publishing's premier full-color monthly magazine that takes readers into interesting homes and gardens of Clinton County, NY. HGL also provides gardening tips, home renovation information, upcoming cultural events and information on local foods, wines, fine arts and artisanal products for the discriminating homeowner.
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