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Food

Peter and Reuben Somero snagged the prize for their sap at the Ledger-Transcript's 35th maple syrup contest Saturday. A crowd of almost 50 sampled the 21 entries.

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 at the Ledger-Transcript’s 35th Maple Syrup Contest. The event was held at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture’s Bass Hall on … 1

Food: Syrup a-boiling

Monday, March 30, 2015

Local sugar houses gave demonstrations and showed off the bounty of the season Saturday and Sunday … 0

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 finalizing the purchase of Aesop’s from Allison Fredericks. He hopes to gradually make the hangout … 0

School Menus

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

conval schools Elementary and middle Monday: Mini pancakes, turkey sausage, carrots, celery sticks, clementine Tuesday: Chicken fingers, rice pilaf, black beans, cucumber, kiwi Wednesday: Pasta/meat sauce, spinach/romaine salad, garlic bread, peaches Thursday: Pork, gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, roll, pear Friday: Pizza, green peppers, chickpeas, pineapple High school Monday: … 0

RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Monday, February 24, 2014

Starting a new business is not easy. According to the Monadnock Small Business Journal, thirty percent of new businesses in New Hampshire fail within the first two years.And yet, businesses continue to open, and some of them stay … 0

Antrim: Free pancake breakfast set

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Antrim Baptist Church will be offering a free pancake breakfast on Sunday from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The menu will include plain and blueberry pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, juice and coffee. … 0

Jaffrey: Worldly pursuits

Monday, February 3, 2014

“The Culinary Delights of Morocco” will be offered at Sunflowers tonight from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dorry Richmond of Peterborough, founder of Doriti Gelato Inc., a food historian and owner of Doriti Ltd. Catering, will present an array … 0

School Menus

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

conval schools Elementary and middle Monday: Mini French toast, turkey sausage, green beans, baby carrots, juice box Tuesday: Chicken nuggest, rice pilaf, red beans, cucumber, Mandarin oranges Wednesday: Rotini/ meat sauce, spinach/romaine salad, garlic bread, peaches Thursday: Cheeseburger, potato wedges, kiwi Friday: Cheesy pizza sticks/marinara sauce, broccoli, three-bean … 0

Peterborough: Home cook sharing her secrets

Monday, January 20, 2014

Seven years ago, Laura Mahoney of Peterborough opened up her big upright freezer to take out some meat, and discovered that the freezer had died and all of her food was thawing. It was a big freezer, and … 0

Greenville: French Canadian dinner at Sacred Heart Saturday

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A dinner celebrating the large pool of people sharing French Canadian heritage in the area will be held at the Sacred Heart Church in Greenville on Saturday. The Knights of Columbus Council 8016 in Greenville is hosting its 17th Annual French Night Dinner. This event is open to … 0

Jaffrey: Friendly meal set for Jan. 16

Monday, January 6, 2014

The Jaffrey Friendly Meals for seniors will be held on Jan. 16 at the VFW post. The meal, served at noon, will be roasted pork tenderloin with gravy, mashed potatoes, Capri vegetables, and tapioca pudding for dessert. This month’s Information Station will feature Scott Maslansky of ENH Power … 0

Francestown: Village Foods now based in Milford

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

FRANCESTOWN — Francestown Village Foods, which started in the historic Main Street store and gained a regional presence in recent years, has recently moved to a new location in Milford. Former Village Store owners Jason and Jennifer Martel began preparing meals like lasagna, burritos, shepherd’s pie, pasta dishes … 0

ML: Squares are my downfall

Monday, November 25, 2013

While shopping at the local grocery store a few weeks ago, I met a friend I haven’t seen in years. We asked each other about our kids and family life, and she commented that she follows our family … 0