continued “The ultimate sources of farm and culinary excellence in the Finger Lakes are lots of wise and progressive business people,” the authors write.
“Finger Lakes Feats” was created not only as a labor of love for the three authors, but also a message to readers to find and enjoy the local bounty of their local region.
“Ultimately, we think food should be a source of satisfaction and pleasure, not stress or guilt,” the authors write. “It’s highly desirable that we take pleasure in the processes of acquiring and cooking food, since the act of eating itself is an entirely destructive undertaking. Even the finest creation from the kitchen lasts for only a brief time … Great food, like theater, is thus a highly transient art.”
To read extracts and sample recipes from “Finger Lakes Feast,” and to learn more about ordering a copy, visit FingerLakesFeast.com.
Jason Emerson is editor of the Skaneateles Press. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.