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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Jaffrey-Rindge schools Grade and Memorial Monday: Crispy chicken patty sandwich, broccoli, baby carrots Tuesday: French toast sticks, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, Tater Tots Wednesday: Beefy macaroni bake, savory green beans Thursday: Toasty cheese sandwich, tomato soup, seasoned broccoli Friday: Cheese or pepperoni pizza, tossed salad Every day: Fruit and veggie bar Middle and high school Monday: Chicken Parmesan, rotini, marinara sauce, veggie medley Tuesday: Beefy taco salad, seasoned black beans, …

Peterborough: NYC transplant finds a foodie haven in town

Monday, November 16, 2015

When Jeff Kutler moved to Peterborough from New York City, the last thing he expected to find was a little bit of Greenwich Village downtown, But that’s how he felt when he walked into Monadnock Oil & Vinegar at Grove Village Shops. “I’m a foodie,” he said. “I was so impressed with the …

Peterborough: Thanksgiving fare on the Open Hearth

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Monadnock Center for History and Culture presents a Hearth Cooking Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Held in the Center’s Phoenix Mill House, Hearth Cooking Saturday features samples of authentic 19th century recipes prepared over the open hearth. The November menu includes traditional Thanksgiving fare. Participants will be able to sample roasted turkey, pork and apple pie, turnip sauce, oven baked …

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 …

Farming: Growing organic: Taking the worry out of farming

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

For years, not many people knew who Rosaly of Rosaly’s Garden was, the 77-year-old matriarch said in an interview last week. Once, a man wandered into Rosaly Bass’s farm stand. “Which one of you is Rosaly?” she recalled …

Peterborough: Chocolate factory to open

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

After making chocolate by hand in a Peruvian museum dedicated to chocolate and cacao — and even harvesting cacao beans in the Amazon, Peterborough resident Neely Cohen is bringing the historic art of chocolate making to Main Street. …

Jaffrey: Local support runs deep

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Throughout the years, the Jaffrey Farmers’ Market has seen different locations as well as various managers, but one thing that has remained the same is the community feeling surrounding the event. According to the former farmers’ market manager, …