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Jim Sinicropi

After graduating from Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls and Syracuse University, Jim founded FingerLakes1.com, Inc. in December 1998 and currently serves as company President while continuing to contribute content to our network.

WHAT’S COOKING: Late Night Spaghetti Primavera (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Late Night Spaghetti Primavera (video)
A simple meatless pasta recipe with spaghetti, veggies that include broccoletti, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, garlic, onion and peppers. Olive oil and anchovies to start and grated pecorino romano to finish. Perfect late night dinner! ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Roasted Poblano, Leek and Mushroom Lentil Soup (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Roasted Poblano, Leek and Mushroom Lentil Soup (video)
Shorter days and colder nights call for a return to hearty, comforting meals from the kitchen. This slightly spicy version of Lentil Soup is just the ticket as daylight savings time ends and we inch ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Vegetable Ravioli over Roasted Cabbage and Radicchio (podcast)

WHAT’S COOKING: Vegetable Ravioli over Roasted Cabbage and Radicchio (podcast)
Here's a hearty, filling vegetarian dinner featuring cabbage, radicchio and Wegman's brand vegetable ravioli. It is amazing how the flavor of cabbage changes and gets sweeter when it is roasted. To round out this one ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Chimichurri Shrimp over Parmesan Polenta with Dandelion Greens (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Chimichurri Shrimp over Parmesan Polenta with Dandelion Greens (video)
You could call this an international version of a traditional shrimp and grits. But, chimichurri goes great with so many things, especially steak and shrimp and when over a creamy polenta finished with parmesan cheese, ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Spicy Poblano & Orzo Bowl (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Spicy Poblano & Orzo Bowl (video)
This one bowl meal can feed your family for a week. Tons of roasted vegetables, jalapenos and poblanos blend with black-eyed peas and orzo for a hearty, spicy and filling meal. See how it is ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Spicy Lobster over Creamy Orecchiette (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Spicy Lobster over Creamy Orecchiette (video)
A decadent treat for dinner with this delicious spicy lobster over mascarpone orecchiette. Watch as the sauce comes together and the lobster meat is seasoned with a spicy arbol, red fresno and serrano pepper infused ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Fried Sweet Lebanon Bologna Sandwich (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Fried Sweet Lebanon Bologna Sandwich (video)
A simply classic kicked up for lunch on Sunday afternoon. This fried bologna sandwich is made with Sweet Lebanon Bologna and topped with peppers, onions, pickles and cheese on rosemary sourdough bread. Watch it come ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Creamy homemade Risotto that beats the restaurant every time (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Creamy homemade Risotto that beats the restaurant every time (video)
On Friday morning's edition of Finger Lakes Today, Jim Sinicropi shows how he makes risotto along with shrimp, mushrooms and broccoli during our What's Cooking segment ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: My Favorite Brussel Sprouts w/ Butter-Poached Salmon

WHAT’S COOKING: My Favorite Brussel Sprouts w/ Butter-Poached Salmon
This is the Brussel Sprouts recipe that all my friends and family are asking for. It is as much a technique as it is a recipe as you can substitute your favorite spice blend if ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Adirondack River Platter (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Adirondack River Platter (video)
While looking to use his new Reqtec wood pellet smoker, Jim Sinicropi found nice rainbow trout and salmon filets at Wegmans to pair over a radicchio and sweet potato sauté to create a unique one ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Ratatouille with Steak Strips & Rice (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Ratatouille with Steak Strips & Rice (video)
Ratatouille is a beautiful dish! We gave it a try and it came out great but there are a few things we would do different next time ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Cacio e Pepe! The most underrated of all pastas (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Cacio e Pepe! The most underrated of all pastas (video)
Cacio e Pepe is a very simple, 4 ingredient pasta dish that is easy to make and might be the most underrated of all pastas ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Smoked Trout & Shrimp over Grits (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Smoked Trout & Shrimp over Grits (video)
Cooking on a new Recteq RT-B380 Bullseye Wood Pellet Grill for the first time with a nice rainbow trout filet and jumbo shrimp to go over smoked gouda cheese grits with collard greens. See how ... more
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FL1 FOOD: Friday night dinner at Torrey Park in Geneva (video)

Torrey Park, Geneva, NY
Torrey Park in Geneva has been one of my favorite places for dinner following their re-opening after the pandemic ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Sweet Chili Lobster over Spicy Curry & Rice (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Sweet Chili Lobster over Spicy Curry & Rice (video)
A healthy, filling, winter comfort dish. This sweet chili lobster over hot & spicy curry with rice is low in sodium and fat while not compromising on taste. A satisfying dinner for a cold winter ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: World’s best vegetarian chili (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: World’s best vegetarian chili (video)
Roasted vegetables, portobello mushrooms, lentils and beans soaked overnight are the key to this meatless vegetarian chili that you might very well prefer over a traditional bowl. Watch as the pot is created and discussed ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Bolognese Sauce for Lasagna (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Bolognese Sauce for Lasagna (video)
This savory Bolognese sauce is made as filling for lasagna and then combined with tomato sauce to go over pasta. Roasted vegetables, white wine and three types of meat combine to make this recipe perfect ... more
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REVIEW: 1833 Kitchen & Bar inside the Aurora Inn (video)

REVIEW: 1833 Kitchen & Bar inside the Aurora Inn (video)
Below you will find a video review of a recent dinner at the 1833 Kitchen & Bar inside the historic Aurora Inn in Aurora, NY. The Aurora Inn is known for their fantastic outdoor amenities ... more
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WHAT’S COOKING: Roasted Vegetable Ragu over Malfadine w/ Ancho Garlic Shrimp (video)

WHAT’S COOKING: Roasted Vegetable Ragu over Malfadine w/ Ancho Garlic Shrimp (video)
This hearty roasted vegetable ragu over malfadine pasta will surprise meat lovers and vegetarians alike with a full-bodied, filling ragu sauce that is complimented by an amazingly simply but mouth-watering method for preparing fresh shrimp ... more
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