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sharons springs harvest festival 2014

 

This weekend we’ll be at the Harvest Festival in Sharon Springs, NY.

Sharon Springs is a beautiful and bucolic rural town in Central New York that opens its streets and businesses for this wonderful festival celebrating the harvest and small town life.

This year Etsy has become involved as a sponsor and we have been chosen to be part of the Etsy Makers Village. We can’t wait to meet the other Etsy makers and hopefully to see you all there!

The Harvest Festival runs Saturday September 20th and Sunday September 21st. The Etsy Maker Village will be located on South Street from 10am – 6pm both days. For a full schedule of events including Beekman farm tours, demos and a dance with live music entertainment check out the festival schedule over at Beekman 1802.

Recipe | BBQ Baked Beans

BBQ-baked-beans

Baked beans are always a great side dish for a summer BBQ, but these are absolutely amazing! They have just the right amount of spicy hot BBQ flavor and hands down beat all other baked bean recipes we’ve ever tried.

These were the perfect compliment to the BBQ chicken and smoked pulled pork we cooked for our BBQ get together. It was also discovered that they mix perfectly with ourĀ three cheese macaroni recipe. They’re remarkably simple to make, cooking up in almost no time at all.

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The day of BBQ cooking began at about 8am with dinner around 6pm. Overall the meal was a great success. Everything was delicious but I doubt we’ll be making the pulled pork again – though succulent and flavorful, 5 hours of smoking was way too much time and effort!

In the middle of the day we took some time to smoke some bacon – more on that little side project soon! For now let’s get to the beans!

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