Sunday, May 26, 2013

Trip to Beekman 1802

My sister-in-law and I took a trip to Beekman 1802 in Sharon Springs, New York yesterday. Though it was cold and rainy, not the typical weather for Memorial weekend, it was still a nice drive out.

I was looking forward to trying the Cajeta Goat Milk Caramel as seen on their tv show, the Fabulous Beekman Boys. I was saddened to hear they were out of stock, however they got a shipment of their new ice cream the evening before and of course I had to try the caramel flavor. It is made with goats milk and was really delicious!

I also purchased their Blaak Drizzle – Balsamic, Fig & Elderberry Sauce, along with their Chipotle Creamed Honey (I like spicy food). For dinner last night, I drizzled a bit of the honey on top of fried chicken – and let me tell you, that was yummy!

My sister-in-law picked up some items as well, including Goat Milk Soaps and their new Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Pasta Sauce – 25% of the pasta sauce profits goes back to farmers. How cool is that? View the pasta story here.

One more thing, we met Josh and Brent – didn't expect that! They were wonderful as well as their sales staff. We will definitely be baak (play on words).


We also took a trek to Schoharie to check out a store that opened a few weeks earlier, called Hive. The proprietor is a friend of my sister-in-law's. The shop is located on Main Street in an old house that was hit by Hurricane Irene in 2011. The main floor has been renovated and Theresa and her husband are in the process of renovating the upstairs.

As soon as I walked in I fell in love with all of the vintage wear and jewelry. I didn't walk out empty handed, I bought a few antique blue mason jars, vintage mill spools and jewelry (can never have enough mason jars and jewelry!). Plus, I nibbled on a few of their organic cookie samples from Holiday Farm Biscuit Company.

Below are two necklaces I purchased – can't wait to wear them. I also purchased earrings to match, they are shaped similar to a whisk on a Kitchen Aid mixer. Maybe that's why I liked them – reminded me of baking!