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Martha Stewart Says: ‘Eat Your Vegetables’ Domestic Diva touts latest book in Farmingdale BY JOSEPH CATRONE jcatrone@antonmediagroup.com

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ozens from around Long Island showed up to Stew Leonard’s in Farmingdale recently for a chance to meet Martha Stewart. The “Domestic Diva” took part in a book signing to promote Vegetables, a book that is devoted to Stewart’s favorite vegetarian recipes. It was inspired by Stewart’s desire to demonstrate that not all meals need to rely heavily on meat. “Many people are realizing that we all eat too much meat,” Stewart said. “It’s not that healthy. So why not spend more time learning and prepping and cooking vegetables to increase our plant-based diets? I think it’s a very important thing for the future.” The book, in addition to containing 150 recipes, offers shoppers some guidance for selecting and storing vegetables, as well

as scientific facts as to what benefits can be found in certain vegetables. Stewart made clear her preference for organic vegetables but was also quick to point out that genetically modified doesn’t automatically mean unhealthy. “Not all genetically modified vegetables are bad,” she said. “It’s very hard to determine what’s what. It doesn’t always take from the nutrition of

the vegetable. But I always look for organically grown if I can find it. I’m a big gardener and I grow a lot of things myself. I know what things should look like, so I shop accordingly.” Stewart is optimistic that growing vegetables in greenhouses is on the rise, which she says can help in terms of local availability. “You can’t totally buy

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Six tips on hosting a cookie swap in honor of National Cookie Day: 1. Send out invites. You can either go old school and mail out invitations or simply make a Facebook event or group chat. Let your friends know a week or two in advance, so they can plan their baking time around their schedule. 2. Choose your cookies. Coordinate ahead of time so your friends aren’t making the same cookies. Avoid cookies that need to be refrigerated at all times or cookies that can’t sit out for a few hours. 3. Provide savory snacks and refreshments. Your party-goers might want something savory after chowing down on all of that sugar. Be sure to provide some hors d’oeuvres for your guests along with tea, coffee, water or punch. 4. Provide packaging. Buy some inexpensive bakery boxes that can be found at the dollar store or most craft stores for guests to package their

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assau County’s outdoor ice rinks at Christopher Morley Park and Grant Park are now open for the winter season. The county provides three separate ice-skating rinks for residents to enjoy, with outdoor rinks at Christopher Morley and Grant parks open from late November through March, and the indoor rink at Cantiague Park open yearround. All rinks provide public skating sessions, lessons, ice hockey sessions and opportunities to rent the ice for birthday parties and other events. All three facilities offer skate rentals.

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he Village of Port Jefferson and the Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council will host the 21st Annual Charles Dickens Festival on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 throughout the village. Port Jefferson will magically transform into the Dickensian era with streets filled with roaming characters such as Father Christmas, Dickens Mayor, Scrooge, the Town Crier and the beloved chimney sweeps. Begin your Dickens adventure with a parade on East Main Street, Saturday morning at 11 a.m. The events are open to the public and most attractions are free of charge, so everyone—from the very young to the young at heart can join in the

whimsically decorated rooms. Twinkling white lights, elaborate confection displays, and the giant nutcrackers are just a few of the signature elements that bring the Magic of Christmas to life. The

workshop continues weekends through Dec. 10. Another popular attraction is the impressive Festival of Trees located on the second floor of the Port Jefferson Village Center. More than a dozen elaborately

decorated, themed holiday trees are on display throughout the month. As in past years, East Main Street will become Dickens Alley and Fezziwig’s Ball, featuring live music on traditional

fun. The festivities will feature many returning favorites; ice-skating at the Village Center, a cappella performance by choirs and harmony groups, Nutcracker performances, magic shows, and many musical performances by area musicians. In addition, this year’s festival will feature Theater Three’s 33rd Annual production of A Christmas Carol. The return of a Dickens Festival favorite is Santa’s Workshop. Join Santa and his elves and wind through three

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outside the village. The 21st Annual Dickens Festival will conclude with a Parade of Puppets and ceremony at Village Hall on Sunday, Dec. 4. Visit www.pjdickens.com for more details including month-long events, ice skating through March and an indoor farmer’s market.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Music BY DAVE GIL DE RUBIO dgilderubio@antonmediagroup.com

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f music is food for the soul, then feel free to browse through this banquet of rock, pop and soul that’s sure to feed a loved one’s hunger for great recorded artistry.

Otis Redding

- Live At the Whiskey A Go Go: The Complete Recordings [Stax] Redding’s appearance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival may have been the passageway to crossover success, but the seven sets on this six-CD set recorded during an April 1966 run lit the fuse for him being taken seriously as a live performer. ...................... R.E.M. - Out Of Time [25th Anniversary Reissue] (Concord Bicycle) This reissue of the Georgia

quartet’s 1991 crossover smash comes in different formats. Along with a remastered version of the original album, fans can get a three-LP version, assorted demos, live performances and a DVD with the album’s videos and a rare Mountain Stage performance. ......................

Paul McCartney - Pure McCartney (Hear Music/ Concord Music Group)

Personally curated by Macca himself, this compilation comes in 2-CD, 4-CD and 4-LP versions centered around 67 highlights cherry-picked from his substantial post-Beatles canon starting with his 1970 McCartney solo debut up through the 2014 track “Hope For the Future.” ...................... The Cars - The Elektra Years 1978-1987 (Rhino) America’s premiere 1980s pop-rock band has all six of its studio albums remastered by founding member Ric Ocasek and art direction by band drummer David Robinson. Also available as a limited edition LP set pressed on different color vinyl. ...................... NRBQ - High Noon: A 50-Year Retrospective [Omnivore] The greatest unknown bar band whose major fans include Bonnie Raitt, Jimi Hendrix, The Replacement and The Simpson’s Matt Groening provides plenty here for both the die-hard and casual music fan. Spread out over five CDS is the band’s substantial catalog along with oodles of rare and previously unreleased gems. ......................

The Ramones

- Ramones 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Rhino) This 3-CD/1LP set also comes with a 12X12 hardcover book, rarities, unheard demos and an unreleased live show produced and mixed by original knob twirler Craig Leon. ......................

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- The Complete BBC Sessions (Atlantic/Swan Song) This updated version of the original 1997 set comes in multiple formats, with

the most basic adding a third disc of previously unreleased material. ...................... Lou Reed - The RCA and Arista Album Collection (Legacy) The Long Island native personally oversaw the remastering of this 17-CD set, which wound up being his last project and runs from his 1972 self-titled debut all the way through 1986’s Mistrial and will also be available on vinyl. ...................... Pink Floyd - The Early Years: 1965-1972 (Pink Floyd Records/ Legacy Recordings) This 27-CD monstrosity contains unreleased demos, TV appearances and live footage from the band’s archives. Fans will find 20 previously unreleased songs, and more than 15 hours of video including rare concert performances, interviews and three feature films. Also available as the 2-CD set The Early Years-CRE/ATION. ......................

Van Morrison

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the Dog [25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition] (A&M)/Soundgarden Badmotorfinger [25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition] (A&M) Seattle supergroup Temple of the Dog (featuring members of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden) just capped off the group’s only tour. This deluxe reissue of this one-off project founded in to honor the late Andrew Wood’s memory comes in multiple formats that include demos, outtakes and a DVD of live performances. Soundgarden’s third studio outing gets a similar treatment coming in various formats with its own share of live cuts and studio rarities.

him, Morrison tears it up on this 3-CD/1-DVD set that features performances from L.A.’s Troubadour, the Santa Monica Civic Center and London’s Rainbow Theatre. This reissue also includes live footage from the London set that was previously only aired on the BBC. ......................

David Bowie - Legacy (Sony Legacy)/Who Can I Be Now? (1974 to 1976) (Parlophone) The Thin White Duke was one of 2016’s great creative losses. This pair of releases gives a look back. Who Can I Be Now? includes Diamond Dogs, David Live, Young Americans, Station to Station, a previously unreleased album (The Gouster) and a new compilation (Re: Call 2). Legacy is a collection of singles from “Space Oddity” to cuts off his last studio album Blackstar. Both come in multiple CD/LP formats. ...................... Fleetwood Mac - Mirage [Deluxe Edition] (Warner Brothers) While we wait on a new album to commemorate the group’s

50th anniversary in 2017, dive into the band’s classic 1982 chart-topper in a package that includes the original set remastered along with a boatload of outtakes and alternate versions. Completists with a Stevie Nicks jones will also revel in knowing that deluxe editions of Bella Donna and The Wild Heart were also released. ...................... The Band - The Last Waltz [40th Anniversary Collector’s Edition] Four decades removed from what is arguably the greatest rock documentary, this reissue comes in multiple formats, one of which includes a never-before-seen Martin Scorsese shooting script.

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The Handpresso is a revolutionary device. No longer must you wait to get home or to your favorite coffee shop in order to enjoy a delicious, high quality shot of espresso. Take it to work, on the road, to great outdoors, out on the water or virtually anywhere on vacation and never be without that much needed hit of caffeine. The Wild Hybrid and Pump Pop handheld machines work with ground coffee or pods and come in several colors. Or choose the Auto Travel Set or Outdoor Set. Each comes with a carrying case and accessories. The Handpresso is the ultimate

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Coffee of the Month Club

A subscription to a coffee of the month club is a no-brainer for the coffee fiend in your circle. But there are so many. How to choose? Find a company that offers high-quality single-origin beans and discloses details about where they are grown and how they are processed. Atlas Coffee Club fits the bill. They support ethically sustainable farming practices and make it their mission to artfully roast the coffee beans to accentuate the unique flavors of the region. A three-month subscription costs $59.95; six months $108; and 12 months $199. Order at www.atlascoffeeclub.com.

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Lorelai Gilmore is the patron saint of coffee. Commemorate her wisdom and wit with an original art print. Framed, they make excellent and unique gifts. 8" x 10" matted. $24.99. Find in GenuineDesignCo’s Etsy shop at www.etsy.com/shop/ GenuineDesignCo. 8” x 8” (not pictured). $16. Find in heytheredesign’s Etsy shop at www. etsy.com/shop/heytheredesign. NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 6, 2016


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Pumpkin Spice Emulsified MCT Oil

Supercharge your morning cup of coffee with flavor and a clean source of fuel derived from coconuts. Emulsified MCT oil supports a healthy metabolism that stirs evenly and instantly into any drink. The pumpkin spice flavor will get you into the holiday spirit. Also comes in vanilla, strawberry and coconut flavors. Made by Onnit, a reputable company that aims to inspire peak performance in its customers with supplements, foods and fitness equipment. $27.95 (plus 20 percent off your first purchase). Find at www.onnit.com.

Sail Away Cold Brew Coffee

Pour Over Coffee Maker

Pour-over coffee is all the rage these days. As opposed to other brewing methods, this manual method allows enthusiasts to control the process and create a cup suited exactly to their own tastes. This 34-ounce coffee maker by Bodum produces a rich aroma and robust flavor in about 3 to 4 minutes. It is eco-friendly due to the permanent stainless steel filter and the cork band provides a comfortable and heat-resistant grip. $24.99. Find at Macy’s or www.macys.com.

Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

How about some caffeine with your caffeine? These little candies pack a real punch. A bag of these espresso beans individually ensconced in rich 70 percent dark chocolate makes a terrific stocking stuffer. $4.95. Find at www.groovycandies.com.

Your author can attest to the smooth and delicious flavor of Sail Away Coffee’s cold brew. The word ‘amazing’ comes to mind. The only thing better than the coffee itself is having it delivered straight to your door. Available unsweetened or sweetened with six grams of natural cane sugar. Bonus: By supporting Sail Away Coffee, you are supporting a local Long Island business. 12-pack $47; 24-pack $89. Find at www.sailawaycoffee.com.

Baratza Encore Burr Grinder

The Encore by Baratza is the go-to entry level grinder for home enthusiasts. This model features 40 individual grind settings and can please any palate. The motor is quiet and the conical burrs produce consistent grinds and will remain sharp for many years. $129. Find at www.amazon.com.

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CHRISTMAS OF YORE

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Christmas back then was not as grand an event as it is now and the Village is decorated in keeping with the times with simple garlands and wreaths. There is but one tree in the village, tucked away in Layton House. “People weren’t as concerned with decorating,” said Lindsey McKeever, museum associate in charge of event coordinating and programming, “and the décor was minimal.” Old Bethpage Village Restoration is a recreated museum village with costumed actors giving a glimpse of life on Long Island in the 19th century and answering questions from the visitors. The village, located on the Nassau-Suffolk border, was established in 1963, beginning with one original building on the property, the Powell Farmhouse. Thomas Powell established himself on Long Island in 1695 with the purchase of 10,000 acres from the Marsapeque,

Matinecoc, and Sacatogue peoples who occupied the land. He named this tract of land, measuring 3.5 miles east to west and five miles north to south, Bethphage after the biblical Bethphage as both were situated between towns called Jericho and Jerusalem. Jerusalem ultimately became Wantagh and Island Trees and eventually the second “h” was dropped from Bethpage. The rest of the 58 buildings of the Restoration Village were brought to the site from other locations and arranged to simulate a typical mid19th century farming community. During the Candlelight Evenings, as visitors walk through the village they will come across activities such as story-telling of Christmases past and Civil War Era Christmas songs. There’s lots of music in many of the houses as well as a holiday brass quartet. The contradancing takes place in the fairgrounds exhibition NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 6, 2016


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Vintage meets Modern We invite you to visit our shops and browse our hall on Saturday and Sunday. Contradancing is a folk dance made up of long lines of couples facing each other. A caller, who teaches the sequence of figures before the dance begins, calls out the steps as couples progress up and down these lines. “Everyone smiles during the dancing,” said McKeever. “They teach you and the volunteers ask

people to dance with them.” You might want to bring a flashlight or oil lamp to show you the way through the candlelight village. But you should do fine if you just follow the music. Old Bethpage Village Restoration is located at 1303 Round Swamp Rd. in Old Bethpage. Visit www. obvrnassau.com or call 516-5728400 for more details.

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happy From your neighbors at Douglas Elliman Real Estate The best part of this season is the opportunity to say thank you for your business throughout the year. We are grateful to the communities we know, love, and live in, for entrusting us with your real estate needs locally and globally. We wish you a joyous and happy holiday season.

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