With the arrival of fall, it’s easier to feel close to the ancient food traditions of our ancestors who preserved the harvest in preparation for winter.

This Week's Circulars


BAINBRIDGE - Stephen C. Hunt, 67, Bainbridge, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Friends are invited to call from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. Condolences may be shared at www.landersfh.com.

ONEONTA - Marguerite G. Hughes, 85, passed away, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at A.O. Fox Nursing Home in Oneonta. She was born on Nov. 10, 1934, in Worcester, the daughter of Edward and Gladys (Knapp) Hollenbeck. Marguerite married Carl Lyle Hughes on April 29, 1967, in Worcester. He predeceas…

OTEGO - John C. Goodrich, 69, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Rome, New York. He was a 1968 graduate of Oneonta High School and went on to attend Oneonta State College. There will be no services.

Hot dogs and baseball are the quintessential American pairing -- and, as thousands of people prepare to attend this year’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony, my culinary mind turns not just to the hot dog, but more specifically to the accompaniment that truly completes it: sauerkraut.