30 9 / 2014

Westchester Halloween Events, 2014
Haunted houses, hayrides, jack o’lanterns, and more await those brave enough to seek them out! See where you can get in on the Halloween spirit in Westchester—if you dare. Click through to see the best Halloween happenings this October! Read.
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Westchester Halloween Events, 2014

Haunted houses, hayrides, jack o’lanterns, and more await those brave enough to seek them out! See where you can get in on the Halloween spirit in Westchester—if you dare. Click through to see the best Halloween happenings this October! Read.

DANIEL SCHWEINERT / SHUTTERSTOCK

29 9 / 2014

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze Van Cortlandt Manor Weekends in October & November ~Croton-on-Hudson~

See more than 5,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o’ lanterns in this elaborate walk-through experience. Meander through an historic, 18th-century riverside landscape and…

29 9 / 2014

Happy National Coffee Day! To help you find the brew that’s right for you, here’s a shortlist of where to find some of the best coffee in Westchester:


Nut-Milk Coffee Lands In Westchester Juice Bars And Dunkin Donuts

Westchester’s Best Coffeehouse
Westchester’s Best Iced Coffee

And what’s better with coffee than a good donut (or cronut)?

Where To Buy Apple Cider Donuts In Westchester
Westchester’s Best Toasted Coconut Donut
Westchester’s Best Cronut


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Happy National Coffee Day! To help you find the brew that’s right for you, here’s a shortlist of where to find some of the best coffee in Westchester:

Nut-Milk Coffee Lands In Westchester Juice Bars And Dunkin Donuts

Westchester’s Best Coffeehouse

Westchester’s Best Iced Coffee

And what’s better with coffee than a good donut (or cronut)?

Where To Buy Apple Cider Donuts In Westchester

Westchester’s Best Toasted Coconut Donut

Westchester’s Best Cronut

ELENA MOISEEVA / SHUTTERSTOCK

26 9 / 2014

A US Census Bureau study ranks Westchester as one of the most unequal counties in the state—and America. Read.
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A US Census Bureau study ranks Westchester as one of the most unequal counties in the state—and America. Read.

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25 9 / 2014

From County To Cartoon, Nickelodeon’s Breadwinners Has Roots In Westchester

Executive producer, co-creator—and Yonkers native—Gary Di Raffaele shares his inspiration for the show, and what’s next on his agenda.
Read more.

From County To Cartoon, Nickelodeon’s Breadwinners Has Roots In Westchester

Executive producer, co-creator—and Yonkers native—Gary Di Raffaele shares his inspiration for the show, and what’s next on his agenda.

Read more.

25 9 / 2014

Ready for fall? Here's a simple recipe perfect for those chilly nights!
Butternut Squash Bisque with Apples
Recipe courtesy of Corporate Executive Chef Jason Miller of Balducci’s in Scarsdale
Ingredients:
1/2 lb butter
3 lbs butternut squash, peeled and seeded
1/4 tsp Balducci’s ground allspice
1/4 tsp Balducci’s nutmeg
1/4 tsp Balducci’s cinnamon
1 Spanish onion
3 leeks, washed and sliced
3 apples, peeled and diced (choose a sturdy option, like Red Delicious)
1 qt apple cider
1 qt vegetable or chicken stock
salt and pepper
crisp bacon, crumbled (optional)
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 F. Melt half the butter into a saucepan. In large bowl, toss the butternut squash, melted butter, allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Spread squash on roasting pan and roast in the oven for approximately 35 minutes (until tender). In heavy bottom (non-reactive) saucepot, melt remaining butter. Sauté onions and leeks until tender. Add diced apples and cook for additional 3 minutes. Add the roasted squash, apple cider and stock to the pot. Bring to a boil and season with salt and pepper. Purée bisque with an immersion blender or in a traditional blender. Serve hot. Garnish with julienne apples and/or crisp bacon, if you like.
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Ready for fall? Here's a simple recipe perfect for those chilly nights!

Butternut Squash Bisque with Apples

Recipe courtesy of Corporate Executive Chef Jason Miller of Balducci’s in Scarsdale

Ingredients:

1/2 lb butter

3 lbs butternut squash, peeled and seeded

1/4 tsp Balducci’s ground allspice

1/4 tsp Balducci’s nutmeg

1/4 tsp Balducci’s cinnamon

1 Spanish onion

3 leeks, washed and sliced

3 apples, peeled and diced (choose a sturdy option, like Red Delicious)

1 qt apple cider

1 qt vegetable or chicken stock

salt and pepper

crisp bacon, crumbled (optional)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 F. Melt half the butter into a saucepan. In large bowl, toss the butternut squash, melted butter, allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Spread squash on roasting pan and roast in the oven for approximately 35 minutes (until tender). In heavy bottom (non-reactive) saucepot, melt remaining butter. Sauté onions and leeks until tender. Add diced apples and cook for additional 3 minutes. Add the roasted squash, apple cider and stock to the pot. Bring to a boil and season with salt and pepper. Purée bisque with an immersion blender or in a traditional blender. Serve hot. Garnish with julienne apples and/or crisp bacon, if you like.

BOCHKAREV PHOTOGRAPHY / SHUTTERSTOCK

21 8 / 2014

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Get excited! Our latest issue is hitting shelves soon! What feature are you most excited to read? #westchestermagazine #article #magazine #westchesterny #westchester
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14 7 / 2014

Don’t these mini burgers look delicious? These are Peter Kelly’s winning tuna burgers from Burger & Beer Blast! #wmwineandfood #burgers #sliders #tunaburger #sushiburger #sushi #westchester

Don’t these mini burgers look delicious? These are Peter Kelly’s winning tuna burgers from Burger & Beer Blast! #wmwineandfood #burgers #sliders #tunaburger #sushiburger #sushi #westchester

10 7 / 2014

westchestermagazine:

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Get excited for the Best of Westchester Party! Buy tickets at www.bestofwestchester.com

westchestermagazine:

go to bestofwestchester.com to purchase tickets today #bestofwestchester #westchestermagazine #bowparty

Get excited for the Best of Westchester Party! Buy tickets at www.bestofwestchester.com

10 7 / 2014

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Morning goodness w/ the @giacobean boyz @chillvunderink @kato971 #coffee #tea #oatmeal #cafes #rivertownsny #bestofwestchester #westchestercounty #thismorning #lifestyle #fashion #localroast #darkroast #espresso #fairtrade #brooklyn #nyc #hudsonriver (at Antoinette’s Patisserie)

andreeawaters:

Morning goodness w/ the @giacobean boyz @chillvunderink @kato971 #coffee #tea #oatmeal #cafes #rivertownsny #bestofwestchester #westchestercounty #thismorning #lifestyle #fashion #localroast #darkroast #espresso #fairtrade #brooklyn #nyc #hudsonriver (at Antoinette’s Patisserie)