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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. …

Peterborough: From the history books

Monday, November 25, 2013

Around 1900, the ladies of the Peterboro Grange published a community cookbook, “Reliable Recipes,” but Michelle Stahl of the Monadnock Center for History and Culture says she’s not so sure how reliable the recipes are for modern cooks. …

A chef’s passion made from scratch

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

When Adam LeComte of Peterborough was a teenager, the he was working as a dishwasher at the now-closed Depot Restaurant in Greenville, where he grew up. One day, one of the prep cooks didn’t show up for work, …

Rindge: PastaFest planned for Saturday

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A PastaFest will be held at the Meeting House on Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Homemade pasta dishes will be served, including lasagna, ravioli, and spaghetti with meatballs. Salad, garlic bread, beverages and desserts also will be part of the dinner. Tickets are $9 for adults, $6 …

Rindge: Well-traveled diner off and running

Monday, October 28, 2013

If you’ve driven through the intersection of Routes 119 and 202 during the last few Saturday mornings, chances are that you’ve seen the out-the-door line of people at the Hometown Diner. The historic diner that was moved from …

The low-down on gluten: The difference between intolerance, sensitivity

Monday, October 21, 2013

Celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. If neither of these sound familiar, perhaps the term gluten intolerance does as well. But with the growing awareness of different types of gluten sensitivity, it’s important to know the facts and …

Know your food: On eating  natural, organic

Monday, October 21, 2013

No matter what type of diet someone follows, whether they eat meat, don’t eat any meat, eat dairy or none at all, their diet can still be all-natural and organic. Many responses to eating only natural and organic food may be that it’s too hard or too expensive, …

Challenges and benefits: So what is vegan, anyway?

Monday, October 21, 2013

Some may have heard of a vegetarian diet, which excludes meat from the diet. But the vegan diet may be on the rise, and even this lifestyle has a few variations. Some vegans don’t eat anything that our …

FALL HARVEST: Sweet year for apples

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The orchards in the area are winding up a successful season this month, as a slow spring and rainy summer provided an abundance of fall apples. Even though the season is coming to a close, there are still …

ML: School Menus

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

conval schools Elementary and middle Monday: Mini pancakes, turkey sausage, baby carrots, crunchy veggie, applesauce Tuesday: Chicken patty, green beans, cucumber, pear Wednesday: Tacos, corn, pineapple, churro Thursday: Ham/cheese on bun, three-bean salad, Mandarin oranges Friday: Cheese dippers/marinara sauce, hot pasta, celery/hummus dip, kiwi Every day: Fruit and …

Temple: Tapping possibilities

Monday, October 14, 2013

A tractor-trailer truck pulls up, loaded down with over 2,000 plastic bottles, waiting to be filled with the pure maple syrup produced at Ben’s Sugar Shack in Temple. The driveway for the shack isn’t large enough to accommodate …