Posts Tagged ‘ Recipes ’

[November] Cranberries

Nov 1st, 2013 | By
[November] Cranberries

Though the mashed potatoes might be passed around peacefully and slices of turkey shared equally, cranberry sauce is the cause of the most fights over the Thanksgiving dinner table. To this day, my brother still asks my grandmother if cranberry sauce will be served, despite it having been served every year of his life with
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Slow Cooker Recipes

Oct 15th, 2013 | By
Slow Cooker Recipes

Find yourself busy and looking for some new ways to enjoy and make use of your slow cooker? Try one of these delicious (and healthy!) recipes  from the book 150 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes by Jonny Bowden and Jeannette Bessinger. Thai Seafood Stew The magic ingredient in this delicious and exotic Thai-inspired seafood stew is
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[October] Mushrooms

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By
[October] Mushrooms

Mushrooms may seem to be a standard food now, but they have a long history struggling to be recognized and consumed. In Ancient Egypt, mushrooms were considered a royal delicacy and commoners were not allowed to eat them. Various folklores around mushrooms from Egypt and beyond claimed they could produce super human strength and lead
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The Flavors of Fall

Sep 27th, 2013 | By
The Flavors of Fall

It’s as if Fall was created specifically for New England. How else can you explain the perfect slight chill in the air and the great produce like squash, pumpkins, and the myriad of delicious apples available at farm stands throughout the region? And don’t even get me started on the foliage that sets our landscape
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[September] Cucumbers

Sep 4th, 2013 | By
[September] Cucumbers

While driving anywhere in New England this September, you’ll see signs sprouting up along the roads advertising “cukes” for sale. The early fall is harvest time for the wildly popular and seemingly limitless bounty of cucumber, universally known for its crunch and refreshing taste. (Whenever I visit my family this time of year, I make
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Buffalo Chicken Bites from Granite Restaurant & Bar

Jul 3rd, 2013 | By
Buffalo Chicken Bites from Granite Restaurant & Bar

Ever go to a bar and enjoy Buffalo wings and think to yourself: “wow, those were good!”  The Buffalo Chicken Bites on the bar menu at Granite Restaurant & Bar in Concord, New Hampshire are just that . . . really good, without the mess. Why are they so good? A chicken mousse with Great
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Summer is here! And, the new issue, too!

Jun 20th, 2013 | By
Summer is here! And, the new issue, too!

Summer has finally, most definitely arrived here in New England. After the cold, snowy winter that we had, we welcome the longer days of warm sunshine. It feels great to just be outside, exploring all the fantastic things our region has to offer. It’s no wonder why tourists have been coming to New England for
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[June] Summer Travels

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By
[June] Summer Travels

Finally, it’s summer in New England, and the living is certainly easy. We’ve all survived a trying winter that seemed like it would never end. And we got so much snow! But it’s over now, and we New Englanders know how to put it all behind us and appreciate the great days coming to us
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Spring is in the Air!

Feb 28th, 2013 | By
Spring is in the Air!

  We just know that spring is in the air, and not a moment too soon. Here in the Northeast, we’ve had a winter full of short days, an overabundance of snow, and cabin fever was at an all-time high. But fear not, Spring is just around the corner. And we couldn’t be happier. In
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[February] My Red Velvet Valentine

Feb 4th, 2013 | By
[February] My Red Velvet Valentine

I have a confession: I’m not a big chocoholic. Now, don’t get me wrong . . . I’ll eat it when offered, but I won’t go out of my way to buy it. My feelings are usually “meh.” But red velvet changes everything. I love, love, love red velvet. Cupcakes, cakes, and even ice cream
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