Kurtz Collection, a local pioneer in decorative dwelling accessories, accents homes with uniquely elegant tableware, candles, rugs, and more. Peruse collections' pieces that complement color and temperament of your home's interior well-being. Home-décor pieces, such as dreamy artisan-clay tumblers ($25 each), evoke hand-painted wonderment without mussing fingernail beds. When lit, a series of five owl candles($42.50) ignites rooms like the glow of knowledge itself. Encapsulate proof of family picnics and longing spousal gazes with antiqued picture frames ($36).
Now in its fifth year, the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Fine Craft Fair celebrates the art of high-quality hand craftsmanship. Featuring a medley of finely made furniture, clothing, jewelry, and sculptures, the two-day fair satisfies artisans and aficionados alike with displays by around 190 established and emerging craftspeople and artists. Live demonstrations throughout the event help patrons understand the technique and devotion required to craft mantle-worthy works ranging from watercolor paintings to wooden silverware. Summer 2011 exhibitors feature galleries from 23 states, including nationally known craft studios such as Saenger Porcelain and Ball Point Graphics.
Sausage and cured meat enthusiasts frequent this neighborhood delicatessen and salami shop for its wide variety of sandwiches and sliced products made daily with Lancaster Valley pork and other local ingredients. The deli menu holds a variety of encased edibles, such as the rueben, a corned beef sausage buried under thousand island dressing, swiss cheese, and sauerkraut on a 7-inch Italian roll ($6.95). The roman chicken enchants appetites with stories of the interconnected highways that spanned its vast empire, as well as fresh mozzarella and chicken sausage stuffed with spinach and provolone cheese ($7.45). An array of signature sandwiches sate cravings with the perilously stacked Italian cold cut, with layers of genoa, sopressata, and prosciutto resting under a blanket of provolone cheese ($7.95), or the herbivorian veggie’s meatless three-bean-and-mushroom sausage ($5.95). At-home epicureans can stock their larders with cured meats and preservative-free sausage, which, like the sun and moon, are made fresh daily. Cheddarwurst links blend fresh pork and cheddar cheese ($7.95/lb.), and the chorizo salami infuses slices with the spice-seeking flavors of chili powder, garlic, paprika, and cayenne peppers ($11.95/lb.) combined in a traditional Spanish method.
Westchester Magazine’s monthly publications celebrate the diverse bustling lifestyles of Westchester County, keeping more than 339,000 readers abreast of area happenings with profiles on new restaurants and investigations on up-and-coming neighborhoods. Westchester Magazine's hardworking contributors sniff out the region's top-rated businesses for specialty issues, including the annual Best Of guide, which highlights choice local restaurants, health clubs, bars, and magazine-reading benches.