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Tricks, Treats, and Sweets for Halloween

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Halloween is a day that has both kids and adults lining up to sample every succulent piece of candy that comes their way, so why not choose something that satisfies your sweet tooth without compromising your health?

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Union Market Brand Local, Organic, Grass-Fed Milk

Introducing Union Market Milk!

Union Market Brand Local, Organic, Grass-Fed Milk

We’re beyond excited to introduce our brand-new line of Union Market local, organic, grass-fed milk! Our buyers have gone the extra mile to source this fantastic-tasting, high-quality milk and make it available to our customers at a great value. Aside from the price, here’s what makes our milk so special:

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Union Market recipe - Oven-Baked Polenta with Mushrooms and Thyme

Oven-Baked Polenta with Roasted Mushrooms & Thyme

Union Market recipe - Oven-Baked Polenta with Mushrooms and Thyme

We’ve got a wonderfully hearty, delicious recipe to welcome crisp, cool weather. This fall dish brings together all the best elements of comfort food—rich, creamy polenta is combined with the earthy flavor and meaty texture of wild mushrooms, plus fresh Parmigiano cheese and an aromatic hint of thyme.

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Union Market - Apples and Honey for Rosh Hashanah

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Union Market - Apples and Honey for Rosh Hashanah

As summer ends and a brand new year begins, we have everything you need to put together a memorable meal for Rosh Hashanah. As usual, the team at Union Market has the holiday cooking taken care of so you can simply relax and celebrate new beginnings with your friends and family!

Our Prepared Food counter will be offering seasonal dishes to round out your meal. On Sunday, September 29th, and Monday, September 30th, we’ll have our popular housemade brisket with carrots and onions and our slow-cooked tzimmes stewed to perfection available while supplies last.

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Union Market - Savory Summer Scones recipe

Recipe: Savory Late Summer Scones

Union Market - Savory Summer Scones recipe

It may feel like the end of summer, but technically we’ve still got a little more time left until it’s officially autumn. These Mediterranean-inspired savory scones are the perfect way to transition from the bright flavors of summer to the more earthy, rich flavors of fall.

Studded with sun-dried tomatoes and cured black olives, and brightened up by fresh herbs and lemon zest, these scones make a great complement to your next breakfast or brunch. Serve them with eggs, with some fresh ricotta and mozzarella.

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Union Market - Back to School Market Picks

Our Market Picks: Back to School Edition

Union Market - Back to School Market Picks

Now that the summer’s heat and activities are subsiding, many of us are getting ready to head back to school. With that in mind, we’ve curated a selection of some of our favorite portable snacks and new items that are super convenient or easily eaten on-the-go.

Our picks will elevate any meal, snack, or bagged lunch into something your kiddos (or you!) won’t be able to wait to dig into.

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Union Market Heirloom Tomatoes

In Season Now: Heirloom Tomatoes

Union Market Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom tomatoes are one of the highlights of summer produce here at Union Market, but what does “heirloom” mean anyway, and why are these funky looking tomatoes so special?

Heirloom refers to varieties of tomatoes whose seeds have traditionally been handed down from generation to generation of farmer and culled from each year’s harvest. Heirlooms are by definition open-pollinated, meaning they’re not hybrid breeds that have been developed specifically to resist disease and preserve shelf life.

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Recipe: Sweet Corn Salad with Fennel and Roasted Tomatoes

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Looking for the perfect dish to take to that picnic or backyard BBQ this weekend? We’ve got a simple, delicious recipe to help you take advantage of all the best seasonal summer produce in markets right now.

Sweet corn is one of the most prominent vegetable crops produced in New York State, and this year, farmers from the Finger Lakes were graced with some much-needed rainfall that’s given them an abundance of beautiful bi-color sweet corn that’s picked fresh daily.

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Union Market - Honey Roasted Cherries recipe

Recipe: Honey Roasted Cherries

Union Market - Honey Roasted Cherries recipe

There’s nothing better than peak season summer produce, especially cherries. We’ve got multiple kinds right now, including dark red Bing cherries, gorgeous local sour cherries, and sun-kissed yellow-orange Rainier cherries.

While cherries are delicious eaten fresh, sometimes it’s nice to put a twist on summer fruit and one of our favorite ways to do that is by roasting cherries with a drizzle of honey to amplify their sweetness and caramel-like flavor.

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Union Market recipe - Summer Berries-Tart-with Rosemary and Thyme

Recipe: Summer Berry Tart with Rosemary & Thyme

Union Market recipe - Summer Berries-Tart-with Rosemary and Thyme

This colorful, refreshing tart is bound to be a hit, especially after long sultry days spent in the sun. The creamy, chilled custard and sweet, juicy fruit makes for a treat that’s opulent without being too heavy, and a dusting of fresh herbs lends it a hint of savoriness.

Get the perfect flaky pastry with one of our ready-to-bake frozen pie shells from Blue Duck Bakery, and if you want to keep the filling simple as well, a dense whipped cream can be substituted for the custard below—but we think its deliciousness justifies the extra effort it requires.

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