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Author: Federico Ghelli

The Search for Authentic Italy in CNY

Central New Yorkers have strong connections to Italy, but to a native coming straight from Rome, there’s a deep need for authentic Italian ingredients. Federico Ghelli wandered Syracuse looking for a way to make the best Italian food, and tells the story of a very pleasant set of surprises.

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New Hope Mills: The Best Pancake Mix in CNY

To make the best pancakes, you need the best mix. To find that, you need to visit the Central New York region. New Hope Mills is a small family business and one of America’s oldest water-powered flour mills. The company produces a variety of blended flour products, but it’s the pancake mix that made the company nationally famous. In fact, the company not only sells locally, but it also provides its products to other companies nationwide through their private label. “A large majority of our business is private labeled,” said Dawn Korbel, New Hope Mills’ sales and marketing manager. “New...

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