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Hands on Learning

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"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."-Benjamin FranklinAmerican Scientist, Author, Politician, and one of the Founding Fathers      As many of you have experienced first hand, Big Spoon Kitchen loves to instruct all types of cooking classes right here at our building in Potsdam. Since our break in August, we know we haven't had many classes posted. Back when we were scheduling classes previously, we had some issues where we would only have 1 person sign up for a scheduled class, and while we love to cook and teach, we have had to...

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By Our Powers Combined...

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     As an environmentally conscious business, we here at Big Spoon Kitchen try our best to embrace reducing, reusing, and recycling. While the containers we use are fully recyclable and reusable, they have their limits. We've been looking for ways to move towards a more environmentally sustainable packaging system and believe we have found it! We've recently acquired a number of microwave, dishwasher, and oven safe pyrex containers that we will begin to circulate this week! These containers are durable and have snap on lids, making them leak proof, and we hope to phase them in throughout the fall....

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Squashing Summer

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“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.” Helen Hunt Jackson American Poet and Activist With fall on our doorstep, we at Big Spoon feel so fortunate to have access to a plethora of fresh vegetables from right here in the North Country. While summer has been fantastic for produce, fall brings some of our favorite to use: squash! While squash is a group of fruits (yeah, not a vegetable!) that some people find off putting, they are one of the most ancient groups of food on the planet,...

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Our One Year Anniversary of Our Online Menu!

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"Anniversaries are like birthdays: occasions to celebrate and to think ahead, usually among friends with whom one shares not only the past but also the future."Zbigniew BrzezinskiAmerican Politician, Former National Security Advisor to Jimmy Carter As our very busy summer winds down, we here at Big Spoon have had the chance to reflect upon the last year of business. Roughly one year ago, we began our online menu, and to our delight, were embraced by many members of the North Country as a reliable (and delicious) source of fresh, local prepared foods. Since then, we've taken on a number of...

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The Fruits (and Vegetables) of Our Labor

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"Each year, Labor Day gives us an opportunity to recognize the invaluable contributions that working men and women make to our nation, our economy and our collective prosperity. It gives us a chance to show gratitude for workers' grit, dedication, ingenuity and strength, which define our nation's character." Thomas E. Perez American Politician, Former US Secretary of Labor      With the last holiday of summer upon us, Labor Day gives us not only a long weekend, but a chance to reflect upon what Labor Day represents. Not only does it serve as a reminder of all the hard earned...

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