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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

ConVal schools Elementary and middle Monday: Chicken burger, roasted chick peas, sweet potato fries, applesauce Tuesday: Soft taco with fixings, cilantro rice, corn, peaches Wednesday: American chop suey, garlic breadstick, green beans, mixed fruit Thursday: French toast sticks, ham, roasted potatoes, banana Friday: Cheese pizza or chef’s topping, broccoli, pineapple High school Monday: Hot dog bar, roasted chick peas, sweet potato fries, applesauce Tuesday: Twin taco with fixings, cilantro rice, …

Clare’s Almond Cookies

Monday, December 14, 2015

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup of flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 tsp almond extract 1/2 cup chopped sliced almonds, coarsely chopped Icing 1 cup powdered sugar 1/4 tsp almond extract 3 to 4 tsp milk for drizzling Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees 1. Stir together flour, baking powder, salt and set …

Greenville: Bakery closes its retail hours

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

A lack of customers has led to the shutdown of storefront hours for Frost This Bakery. The business will continue as an online ordering operation, and will remain available at local retailers and by custom order. Owner Diann Hall has used her location on Main Street in Greenville for her commercial baking business. …

Greenfield: Little slice of heaven

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

An ice cream social and pie tasting was held in Greenfield Sunday afternoon. …

Peterborough: A simple, tasty science

Monday, August 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Cheesemaking is both an art and a science. Alley Mazzullo of Peterborough, a teacher at the Well School, has been experimenting with cheesemaking for several years now, an interest that started when she first worked at …

Peterborough: For 45 years, a mainstay downtown

Monday, July 20, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — When 14-year-old Dwight Jarest asked Albert Roy if he could work at his corner market on Main and Depot streets, he never expected to wear that red coat for 45 years. His voice carries a touch …

Bird flu raises egg prices

Monday, June 22, 2015

Although bird flu has not spread to the Northeast, the U.S. egg shortage has driven up the price of eggs in the Monadnock region. But proprietors aren’t hurting as much as other parts of the country, since customers …

First generation on the farm

Monday, May 18, 2015

Linda Estabrook doesn’t have a background in farming. But as she looks around and sees a vibrant, growing dedication to local food, it makes her want to get down in the dirt. “This is an area where you …

Peterborough: Cafe opens in Village Shops

Monday, May 4, 2015

Joe Stanislaw mans the kitchen at the newly opened Joe’s at the Grove Cafe. The restaurant is sandwiched between Ava Marie’s Handmade Chocolate and Ice Cream and Monadnock Oil and Vinegar in the Grove Village Shops. The menu …

Peterborough: Brothers take first place

Monday, April 13, 2015

A panel of three judges sipped 21 varieties of maple syrup, closing their eyes between each taste to immortalize the syrups’ flavors. Meanwhile, several dozen audience members crowded around to sample the same syrups. This was the spectacle …

Food: Syrup a-boiling

Monday, March 30, 2015

Local sugar houses gave demonstrations and showed off the bounty of the season Saturday and Sunday …

Peterborough: Turning the tables at Aesop’s

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

A new face is in the kitchen at Aesop’s Tables, serving pastries and quiches, and becoming more comfortable at the register. Jon Dunn of Peterborough is the new owner of the cafe inside the Toadstool Bookshop. Dunn is …

Peterborough: They’re expanding their horizons

Monday, November 10, 2014

When Martha Schaefer joined the staff at Monadnock Oil and Vinegar, one of Korey Snow’s first remarks to her was that he wanted to expand. Snow owns the store with his wife, Kim Homoleski. Now, less than a …