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Health and access to nutritious food were a compelling and constant theme
Chef Nicholas Poulmentis rolled out goat cheese gnocchi dough on Friday at the Food Lab conference. Jennifer Landes

“Local Food . . . Really?”
Cat got your pumpkin? Don’t worry, there’s more where that came from, now that it’s fall on the South Fork and vegetables like cauliflower, kale, turnips, and winter squash — such as pumpkins — are in great supply. Laura Donnelly

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Parents are tearing their hair out trying to come up with nutritious lunchbox and after-school snacks
With a few minor adjustments, the foods kids like to eat, like banana bread and hummus, can be made to be healthier. Laura Donnelly

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“Eat global, cook local,”
Colin Ambrose of Estia’s Little Kitchen will be interviewed by Biddle Duke.
Shane Weeks of the Shinnecock Indian Nation will open Food Lab with a traditional blessing.
Pati Jinich, who has a Mexican-themed show on PBS, is a keynote speaker.

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“Plus ca change, plus c’est la même chose"
Now that summer is unofficially over, it’s a good time to try Sag Pizza in the old Conca D’Oro space in Sag Harbor. Laura Donnelly Photos
Despite worries to the contrary, the restaurant still serves classic and affordable casual Italian food.
The meatballs are made with veal and mortadela, and served with a “superb” tomato sauce.

There are numerous ways to cook vegetables on the grill
Grilled vegetables are simple, ubiquitous, and hard to get right. A few basic rules can help coax the most out of this summer staple. Laura Donnelly Photos