Mmm, Mmm, Fall! From Pumpkin Ravioli to classic Apple Pies, and Pumpkin Beer, we've rounded up sweet and savory seasonal treats from eight Cortland County businesses to keep you warm and toasty as the temperatures drop.
This is just a sample of culinary treats the county has to offer. Click here for a full list of eateries.
If you choose to eat out, please adhere to all social distancing guidelines. The establishments listed below are also offering take-out, delivery options and curbside pickup. Please note the situation for many restaurants is every-changing, so please contact them directly for the most up-to-date rules.
Pumpkin flavor is not just found in pies and lattes. Before you hit the dessert, try the Pumpkin Ravioli from BRIX Pubaria. This tasty appetizer dish from their seasonal menu comes with a perfect portion of toasted pumpkin ravioli, drizzled with local maple syrup and shelled pumpkin seeds over a bed of greens. It's a little bit of fall in every bite.
BRIX Pubaria, 60 Main Street, Cortland NY
WINTER SALMON SALAD
Don't let the name fool you, this delicious salad is packed full of fall flavors. Grilled salmon over mixed greens with port wine poached pears, seasoned goat cheese, craisins and toasted pumpkin seeds. All of the yumminess is in the texture and flavor combinations. Dinner or lunch doesn't get any tastier than this, folks!
Hairy Tony's, 102 Main Street, Cortland NY
Oh my gourd... it's pumpkin beer season! Get your pint glasses ready for Cortland Beer Company's Pumpkin Ale. With its dark coppery hue, comforting pumpkin aroma, and notes of cinnamon and nutmeg, this refreshingly drinkable beer is built for crisp fall days. If you need a little sweet in your life, you can opt for a cinnamon sugar rimmed glass.
Cortland Beer Company, 16 Court Street, Cortland
CLASSIC APPLE PIE
There are few things better than a slice of warm apple pie, and Hollenbeck’s Cider Mill is comparable to grandma’s baking. The classic dish is made fresh every day, and they are loaded with fresh, sweet apples and warm spices. You can opt for a thin, flaky crust or get it finished with a layer of sweet streusel on top. It’s packed with enough flavor on its own without any fancy toppings, but no one will object if you add a scoop of ice cream on top.
Hollenbeck's Cider Mill, 1265 NY-392, Virgil NY
DIY HALLOWEEN COOKIE KITS
Enjoy all the fun of decorating Halloween cookies without any of the prep work. The DIY Halloween Cookie Kits from Frosted Bakery are a fun project for the whole family, for ages 1-100. The easy-to-use kit includes everything you need - half a dozen assorted cutout cookies, M&M's, festive sprinkles, mini marshmallows, assorted frostings and decorating bags. Call to preorder yours today!
Frosted, 133 Main Street, Cortland NY
CINNAMON SUGAR PRETZELS
These made-fresh Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels will become your new favorite fall treat! Trinity Valley Dairy make them during the weekends They're perfectly soft and chewy, and rolled in cinnamon sugar. Can you say yum?
Trinity Valley Dairy, 2847 NY-13, Cortland NY
Luscious deep fried donuts filled with apples, cinnamon and drizzled with glaze. The apple fritters at Anderson's Farm Market are bursting with fall flavor. These are the perfect breakfast, afternoon snack, or after-dinner dessert we're all in need of this season. You can find these at the market most weekends, and we recommend stopping in early as they sell out fast.
Anderson's Market, 5887 NY-281, Homer NY
COOKIES & SCREAM
Add a bit of trick to your treat with this deliciously spooky coffee. The Cookies & Scream from Coffee Mania is a Macchiato made with cookie dough and vanilla, a dreadful amount of Hershey's chocolate topped with orange whip and of course, crushed oreos.
Coffee Mania, Port Watson and Groton Ave (Drive Thru) and Origins (Sit Down), Cortland, NY
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