January 2015

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How To Organize and Get Rid of Clutter

The new year is a great time to tackle the clutter in your home. Here are some easy (and thrifty) ways to clean house.

Quitting Smoking is One Resolution You Need to Keep

Few smokers realize that lighting up can harm nearly every organ in their body and cause cancer not just in their lungs, throat, or mouth, but throughout their body.

Vintage Skis Made in Maine

A pair of vintage skis with a classic Scandinavian design made in Maine.

Catching Up With Scott Severance of Jean’s Playhouse

This 30-year theater professional is working to improve the brand-new, 260-seat Jean's Playhouse in Lincoln.

The International Breads of Nomad Bakery

Nomad Bakery offers breads from around the world like Persian flatbreads, holiday challah bread, ciabatta and more.

NH's Checkered Prohibition Past

Did you know a few New Hampshire towns don’t allow the sale of alcohol?

Winter Surfing

Those tenacious enough to brave the winter waters can be rewarded with some of the best surfing New Hampshire has to offer.

Winter Retreat Cocktail with Flag Hill Spiced Rum

Warm up on a cold winter's day with Flag Hill's Spiced Rum and the Winter Retreat cocktail recipe.

Marie Wiggins Crafts Unique Bags and Clutches

Marie Wiggins of Sunapee Harbor creates functional stitched items, including handbags.

CR’s The Restaurant Fills the Hole Left by CR Sparks

Chuck Rolocek’s latest venture is open in Hampton. The long-awaited replacement for CR Sparks in Bedford is built upon the fine architectural bones of the former Bontá Restaurant.

The Extreme Winter Sport of Snowkiting

Zebulon Jakub is a master of the sport of snowkiting, a process that involves strapping on skis and a kite to get big air and even bigger thrills. It’s dangerous, exhilarating and definitely not for amateurs.

Where to Find Poutine in NH

We're not just talking about traditional poutine. Our intrepid Cuisine Editor went on the hunt for the perfect marriage of fries, gravy and squeaky fromage.

Redefining the Republican Party Nationally and Locally

The very identity of the Republican Party is being redefined nationally and locally, and 2015 could be the year when Republicans begin to figure out what direction the party could take in the next generation.

Just Say Yes (to Winter)

Thinking about it is a lot easier than actually doing it.

Skiing, Cooking and Winter Fun in the White Mountains

Good food and good skiing — what better combination for a wintry weekend in the White Mountains?

Warm Up in the Shops of Plymouth

Plymouth, home to Plymouth State University, offers a lovely walkable Main Street that is both alive and percolating with inspiration and hospitality. Stop in, the lights are on and the coffee’s hot.

Chef Shannon Bard Wins $25,000

Chef Bard competed on the Food Network reality show "Kitchen Inferno" and took home the $25,000 prize.

Photographer Becky Field Documents the Lives of Refugees in NH

At a time when words like “immigrant” and “refugee” come with loaded political implications, Concord photographer Becky Field has spent the last three years capturing the daily lives of foreign-born Granite Staters, showing that our new neighbors strengthen and enrich our communities.

Starting Over

How’s this for a new year’s resolution?: “I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen.”

“The Education of a Yankee” by Judson Hale

Judson Hale of Yankee Publishing in Dublin (our parent company) tells his story of growing up in the backwoods of Maine.

Your Letters from the January 2015 Issue

Alternative Winter Sports

If you're looking for something beyond skiing, ice skating, sledding and other typical winter sports, try something new like curling, winter ziplines, fatbiking, ski joring or snow golf.

Five Delicious Cheese Dishes

Warm, melted cheesy goodness is the perfect comfort food for winter. Here are five places where you can satisfy your craving.

Libby's Bistro and Saalt Pub in Gorham

Hospitality and really good food await in Gorham.

New England Yankee Skills, Arts and Traditions

These native skills, New England traditions and time-honored arts have survived through centuries of change. As the world becomes increasingly digital, will they be passed on to a new generation of hands?
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