Food & Drink

September 3, 2019

TAPInto Greater Olean reporter Jeff Uveino speaks with Carole McNall of the Friends of the Olean Library about the group's second annual wine tasting, Read Between the Wines, which is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 6, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. PLAY Sign Up for E-News to get top stories delivered daily ...

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OLEAN, NY – On a cool, clear Saturday morning, an energetic crowd gathered to witness the ribbon cutting ceremony for Lincoln Square, the new home of the REAP Olean Farmers Market. Lincoln Square, located in Lincoln Park at 100 E. State St., includes an open air pavilion, restrooms, park ...

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OLEAN, NY – Crowds enjoyed music, dance, food and more Saturday at India Fest, a free outdoor event sponsored by the Hindu Society of Olean and Allegany on the Cattaraugus Campus of Jamestown Community College in Olean. The Hindu Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the ...

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A limited number of cases of baby spinach have been recalled due to a possible health risk from salmonella, Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc., announced. The recall was issued after a sample of baby spinach yielded a positive result for salmonella in a random sample test conducted by the Department of ...

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OLEAN, NY – Friends of the Olean Library has scheduled its second annual wine tasting, Read Between the Wines, for Sept. 6, 7-9:30 pm. Proceeds benefit Friends, which provides funds for programs and resources for the library. Pre-sale tickets are $20 for one and $35 for two and may be ...

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The Nutrition Outreach & Education Program (NOEP) has scheduled free summer weekday meals for children and teens at several locations in Cattaraugus County starting July 8. Reservations or registration are not necessary. Youths interested in a meal should simply show up. The age limit for ...

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A voluntary recall of Woodstock Frozen Organic Grilled Red Peppers has been initiated due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, announced parent company, UNFI. The company stated that the product being recalled comes in a 10-ounce plastic package marked with UPC code ...

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OLEAN, NY – Chocolate is the winner of the League of Women Voters of Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Election conducted during the June 15 StrOlean event. Youngsters were encouraged to vote for their favorite flavor by completing a ballot and putting it in the ballot ...

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Aldi supermarkets have announced a recall of flour sold in its stores that may contain E. coli bacteria. The recall applies to “Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour” which the supermarket chain sold in 11 states, including New York. The flour affected by the recall was sold in a five-pound bag ...

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WASHINGTON – As Memorial Day kicks off the unofficial start of summer, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering advice to prevent foodborne illnesses. Hot and humid weather combined with outdoor activities, provide the perfect environment for harmful bacteria to multiply on food and make ...

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OLEAN, NY – The 51st annual Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce Clambake has been set for June 12, 3:30 to 8:30 p.m., at War Veterans Park, 551 E. State St. “This festive gathering represents the traditional start of the summer season in our community and offers fun, fine ...

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OLEAN, NY – Restaurant applications for this year's Taste of Olean, a festival for the entire family featuring  food, music, activities, art and fun are being accepted.  Over 50 restaurants in the Greater Olean area have been mailed applications for the 29th Annual Taste of Olean scheduled for ...

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When it comes to the simple hard-boiled egg, it seems nothing is simple. Some people will swear by steaming them in an egg cooker or Instant Pot. Others have taken to using a sous vide. And those things are great — if you have them. But all you really need to make a great egg is a pot and some ...

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A limited quantity of Ben & Jerry's Coconut Seven Layer Bar Bulk and Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey pints have been recalled because they may contain tree nuts including almonds, Brazil nuts, and hazelnuts that are not declared in the ingredient list or allergy information list, announced ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ -- Mondelēz Global LLC announced a limited voluntary recall in the United States of certain Chewy Chips Ahoy 13oz cookies. This voluntary recall is being conducted because of the potential for certain product to contain an unexpected solidified ingredient. Some reports of potential ...

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OLEAN, NY– Donning aprons that showcased their love for the organization they help to support, the Friends of the Olean Public Library offered alcohol, food and souvenir drinking glasses during Friday's Booktoberfest at the library. “We began planning for this after we held a wine tasting event ...

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OLEAN, NY – Fans of the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation might remember the annual Galentine’s Day  dreamed up by main character Leslie Knope in celebration of friendships between women. This Valentine's Day, the Olean Public Library will do much the same, offering for its ...

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Cattaraugus County will continue to accept applications for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits during the federal government shutdown. County Social Services Commissioner Anthony Turano said the county will continue to accept applications in person, by mail and ...

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OLEAN, NY -- ALDI has voluntarily recalled 96 cases of Clancy’s Wavy Potato Chips from limited stores as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of milk resulting from product mislabeling. The product may cause an allergic reaction in customers who have a milk allergy. The ALDI on ...

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Prestige Diner and Family Restaurant, a favorite gathering spot for people of all ages in New Providence, NJ,  has been busy whipping up wintertime cocktails. “Our food menu has many seasonal and organic ingredients, so we are doing the same with our drinks,” said Dimitrios ‘Jimmy’ Vardas, who ...

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Pecan fingers are made by our family only at Christmastime. Be sure to dip them in confectioners' sugar once while they are hot, and then sift more sugar over them again when they are cool. Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 ...

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The average Greater Olean area resident will consume about 4,500 calories today. Now a bit of Thanksgiving Day trivia won't keep the calorie count down, but it is fun and just may keep the kiddos busy while they are waiting for the turkey to finally hit the table. Forget the bald eagle, Benjamin ...

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ALLEGANY, NY-- The Allegany Heritage Center will hold its 35th Annual Christmas Cookie Sale on Dec. 1 at Nature’s Remedy, 120 W. Main St. The sale will take place from 9:30 a.m.to 2 p.m The sale will include boxes of assorted cookies and special holiday cookies, as well as fruitcakes. To ...

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Before you sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, the TAPinto Greater Olean staff has some alternative food suggestions for our readers. Sign Up for E-News to get top stories delivered daily to your inbox.  Download the FREE TAPinto App!  Click here for Android - Click here for iOS to get news ...

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Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken? Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, eggs, and dried ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – Dozens of Halloween candies are on the market, but only one is the favorite of the high school students and teachers who took part in CommDay at St. Bonaventure University Friday. Kit Kat bars were the most popular choice when the students and their teachers voted on their ...

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