New Hampshire Smoked Meats

Five great places to find smoked meats

Applewood and cob smoked bacon from North Country Smokehouse

Photo by Susan Laughlin

Let's talk turkey. Preparing Thanksgiving dinner for the whole family can be stressful without grandma in the kitchen. We strive for the perfect turkey, struggle for the perfect pie crust when the holiday is really about giving thanks and sharing our bounty with those we love, not about perfectly plated food.


Ragged View Farm
111 Bradley Lake Rd.
(603) 724-7511

Maple-Sugar Cured Smoked Ham

Home-raised on an 18-acre farm overlooking Ragged Mountain, these pigs produce artisanal hams that are smoked at Green Mountain Smokehouse in Windsor, Vt. $9 lb.

Tip: Sold out months ahead, call to reserve.


Garfield’s Smokehouse
163 Main St.
(603) 469-3225

Gift Basket

Basket filled with 1 lb. Smoked Ham Steak, 1 lb. Smoked Bacon, 9 oz. Smoked Cheese, Pancake Mix, Taylor’s Maple Syrup, Gourmet Mustard, Local Jam. $55.

Tip: Ask them to add in their intriguing smoked pepperoni for an extra $3 to slice into scrambled eggs.


Popper’s Artisanal Meats
1 Washington Center, Dover
(603) 534-3971
Popper’s at the Mill

Smoked Duck Breast Pastrami

Duck breast is first brined, then thickly coated in coriander, black pepper and applewood smoked to decadent ducky goodness. $22 lb.

Tip: Special order by phone only or for pick-up at their Newmarket restaurant, Popper’s At The Mill.


Fox Country Smokehouse
(800) 339-4409

Smoked Turkey

Thirteen pounds heavy, lightly cured, hickory slow-smoked whole turkey for a festive holiday table or picnic sandwiches for a crowd
to gobble up. $49.95

Tip: Order with their Maple BBQ Ribs for triple the maple pleasure.


North Country Smokehouse
471 Sullivan St.
(603) 542-8323

Applewood and Cob Smoked Bacon

Dark maple syrup brined, then smoked over local hardwoods, small-batch Canadian pork bellies are transformed into slabs of mouthwatering bacon you thick-slice at home.
$18.50 for two 1 lb. packages.

Tip: Add on their Smoked Bacon Bits & Pieces to your order to toss into salads and soups.



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