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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How far do you deliver? 
A: Sunday deliveries of Comfort Meals are available in Tompkins County
, all of Trumansburg, Interlaken and Mecklenburg. Catering deliveries can be delivered further away by arranging delivery with us a minimum of two weeks in advance.

Q: Can you ship to me?
A: No. Our philosophy is all about keeping our business local, using many local products, keeping our footprint small and using the least amount of packaging as we can. Shipping would dramatically increase our carbon footprint, so please shop locally!

Q: Do you have a pick-up location?
A: Yes! You can order for pick-up at the Trumansburg Farmers Market on Wednesdays from May-October.

Q: Is Sunday the only day you deliver?
A: Our weekly delivery service is only available on Sunday. For the same reasons as above, being able to create an efficient route using the least amount of gas not only saves us time and money, it is fewer emissions and gas spent idling in daily traffic during the hectic Monday-Friday business hours. No one is one the road early Sunday morning! Catering orders and special events can be delivered on the day of your choosing by arranging your order in advance (minimum of two weeks notice).

Q: I have severe allergies to certain foods/I need a medically approved diet for my condition. Can you accommodate my restrictions?
A: While we can alter certain dishes to remove meat, dairy, gluten or other ingredients that are not key components of a dish, we cannot guarantee that cross-contamination of allergens will not occur. We are working in a shared-use commercial kitchen and with a lot of ingredients. 
If you have a medical condition, please be aware that we are not trained dietitians. We can make simple substitutions at your request but we do not have the the training to make suggestions for you. 
We want you to be healthy and safe, please consult your doctor if you have concerns.

Q: Where are you located? Are you cooking in a health department regulated kitchen?
A: We are cooking in the Cornell Cooperative Extension Cargill Kitchen at 615 Willow Ave, Ithaca, NY. This is a shared-use commercial kitchen that is inspected by the Tompkins County Health Department. Our business license is through the US Department of Agriculture because we are a food processor creating frozen food for later consumption.

Comfort Meal Ingredient List

Comfort Meals

BBQ Pulled Pork with Sweet Potato

Pork, Sweet Potato, Cheddar, Tomato, Brown Sugar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce

Black Bean Enchiladas with Queso

Black Beans, Flour Tortillas, Cheese Blend, Bell Pepper, Tomato, Onion, Garlic, Hot Sauce, Chipotle, Heavy Cream, Spices

Carrot and Chickpea Curry

Carrots, Chickpeas, Rice, Onion, Garlic, Ginger, Tomato, Coconut Milk, Vegetable Stock, Chili, Salt, Sugar, Spices

Chicken Fajita Lasagna

Chicken, Corn Tortilla, Onion, Bell Pepper, Ricotta Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, Salsa Verde, Spices

Chicken with Tarragon Cream Sauce

Chicken, Chicken Stock, Carrot, Celery, Scallion, White Wine, Half & Half, Herbs, Spices, Salt, Sugar

Chicken Marsala

Chicken, Potatoes, Mushrooms, Chicken Stock, Marsala Wine, Garlic, Cream, Herbs, Spices

Creamy Truffle Rigatoni

Wheat Pasta, Mushrooms, Onion, Garlic, White Wine, Cream, Parmesan, Umami Powder (shiitake, mustard, onion, cayenne pepper, salt), Spices, Truffle Oil

Country Style Ribs

Pork Ribs, Cannellini Beans, Spinach, Chicken Stock, Tomato Sauce, Balsamic Vinegar, Rosemary, Garlic, Parmesan Cheese

Four Cheese Macaroni & Cheese with Ham or Broccoli or Crispy Onions

Wheat Macaroni, [Broccoli, Ham &/or Crispy Onions], Cheddar, Swiss, Asiago, Provolone, Cream, Butter, Salt, Spices

Ground Beef Enchiladas with Queso

Ground Beef, Cheese Blend, Cream, Tomato, Onion, Chili, Flour Tortillas, Black Beans, Corn, Scallions, Spices

Layered Eggplant Casserole

Eggplant, Ricotta, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Tomatoes, Spices

Meatloaf with Roasted Root Vegetables

Beef, Pork, Potato, Carrot, Oats, Egg, Tomato, Soy, Spices

Sausage Gravy & Biscuits

Biscuits (Wheat Flour, Butter, Milk, Egg, Baking Powder, Cream of Tartar, Salt), Italian Sausage, Onion, Garlic, Butter, Olive oil, Flour, Sherry, Chicken Stock, Cream, Hot Sauce, Spices

Soups, Stews & Chilis

Coconut Curry Squash Soup

Vegetable Stock, Butternut squash, carrots, red curry paste, coconut milk, soy sauce, brown sugar, lemon juice

Deep & DanK Chili

Beef, Black Beans, Tomato, Onion, Corn, Cheese, Chipotle, Garlic, Hot Sauce, Cocoa Powder, Spices, Salt

Salmon Chowder

Salmon, Chicken Stock, Bacon, Potatoes, Celery, Onion, Garlic, Scallions, Corn, Half & Half, Butter, Salt, Black Pepper

Sides, Bread & Dessert


2 Cheddar Onion Biscuits
Wheat Flour, Butter, Cheddar, Egg, Cow’s Milk, Sugar, Seasonal Onions (i.e.-Chive, Scallion), Baking Powder, Cream of Tartar, Salt

 

2 Homemade Biscuits

Wheat Flour, Butter, Egg, Milk, Sugar, Baking Powder, Cream of Tartar, Salt

Big Cornbread Muffin

Wheat Flour, Corn Meal, Corn, Milk, Oil, Sugar, Butter, Baking Powder, Egg, Baking Soda, Salt


Dinner Rolls
Wheat Flour, Milk, Butter, Sugar, Egg, Yeast, Salt

 

Focaccia

Wheat Flour, Olive Oil, Water, Yeast, Rosemary, Salt [Mixed vegetables are optional]


Greens in Pot Likker
Cooking Greens, Onions, Garlic, White Wine, Lemon, Chili Flake, Sugar, Spices

 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts, Walnuts, Maple Syrup, Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper


Roasted Root Vegetables
Mixed seasonal root vegetables, canola oil, spices


Roasted  Winter Squash

Winter Squash, Brown Sugar, Garlic, Smoked Paprika, Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper


Cupcakes - Chocolate with Peanut Butter Frosting

Cake: Flour, Cocoa, Sugar, Brown Sugar, Espresso, Veg Oil, Milk, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Eggs, Vinegar, Vanilla, Salt

Frosting: Peanut Butter, Butter, Confectioner’s Sugar, Heavy Cream, Vanilla, Salt, Peanut Butter Cup

Cupcakes - Gluten-free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Cake: Carrots, Gluten Free Flour, Sugar, Brown Sugar, Veg Oil, Milk, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Eggs, Walnuts, Vinegar, Vanilla, Salt

Frosting: Cream Cheese, Butter, Confectioner’s Sugar, Salt

Cupcakes - Vanilla with Chocolate Frosting

Cake: Flour, Sugar, Butter, Milk, Baking Powder, Eggs, Vinegar, Vanilla, Salt

Frosting: Confectioners Sugar, Butter, Cocoa, Heavy Cream, Vanilla, Maraschino Cherry, Salt

 

Cupcakes - Vegan Vanilla with Chocolate Frosting

Cake: Flour, Sugar, Veg Oil, Non-Dairy Milk, Baking Powder, Vinegar, Vanilla, Salt

Frosting: Confectioners Sugar, Vegan Butter, Cocoa, Non-Dairy Milk, Vanilla, Maraschino Cherry

 

Seasonal Fruit Crisp
Locally Grown Fruit (fresh or frozen in season), Brown Sugar, Gluten-Free Flour, Oats, Butter, White Sugar, Cinnamon, Salt

 

Pumpkin Crisp

Pumpkin, Eggs, Evaporated Milk, Sugar, Gluten-Free Flour, Oats, Butter, Vanilla Extract, Cinnamon, Salt

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