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April’s Child Event

Kittle House Supports April’s Child Chef Jay attended the April’s Child Best Chef’s event Thursday, February 2nd to benefit the Child abuse programs. April’s Child was founded in 1982 by five Westchester Exchange Clubs. This organization a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that seeks to significantly reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect and to strengthen...

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The Perfect Gift For Your Valentine

‘The Legendary Valrhona Chocolate Gift’ Fall in love all over again! Cut into this flaky pastry and reveal the oozing, rich valrhona chocolate – enough to make anyone swoon! We’ll have it ready for you to make in the comfort of your own home! Easy Cooking Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Place the Gift...

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Chef Jay’s Sustainable Interview

Sustainability with Chef Jay Lippin Jay Lippin, Executive Chef for Crabtree’s Kittle House in Chappaqua, NY, talks about the farm to table movement and running a sustainable kitchen. For recipes, recommendations, tips and more, tune into Fork This with IntoxiKate on 1490 WGCH Tuesdays from 6-7 pm or visit IntoxiKate.com. This segment originally aired 1/17/17....

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Finger Lakes Sunflower Seed Oil

What Chef Jay’s Cooking with in the Kittle House Kitchen! It has a mild flavor of fresh sunflower seeds and pairs well with all foods. Use for general cooking and baking, up to medium high heat. As seen in the New York Times: For several years, the oils sold with the Stony Brook label have...

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New Year’s Eve 2016!

It’s not too early to start planning your New Year’s Eve! And we have three different options to choose from: The Early Seating First, an early seating, 4:00 to 7:30 reservations, designed for those planning to be somewhere else when the clock strikes midnight. Enjoy a delicious 3 course prix-fixe menu for $70. Chef’s Five...

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Murphy Intro

Murphy, the Guide Dog in Training at the Kittle House Meet Murphy! Like any 3-week-old puppy he is soft, sweet, silly and just about the cutest thing ever. But behind this precious exterior is a little dog learning to take on a big responsibility. Murphy is in training at Guiding Eyes for the Blind in...

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Local Grain Bowls

Sourcing Grain Locally Over the past several years, super foods have made their way into the diets of Americans across the country. Quinoa, faro, and grains alike qualify as these types of  super foods, encompassing a high nutritional component that help people live a healthy (and tasty) life. “The Whole Grains Council reports that whole...

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News from the Livestock Conservancy

Saving Endangered Hog Breeds Discover, Secure, and Sustain: Progress in 2015 By Alison Martin “Three-year research initiative. The completion of this program yielded important tools for heritage swine breeders and deeply impacts our approach to swine conservation in coming years. Heritage pork has surged in popularity among consumers and chefs, and energetic breeders saw four...

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Cheese Please!

Say Cheese! The Kittle House Cheeses Do you love cheese? Every year, countless cheeses enter into the Kittle House kitchen, but only the strong (or at least delicious) cheeses make it onto our menu. No matter how stinky or sweet a cheese is, Chef Jay and John Crabtree have accepted the daily challenge to discover...