New Hampshire Magazine - April 2011

Goldfish in a Pickle Jar

The many reasons Charles Simic was chosen as the country's poet laureate."It was such a sad story, it made everyone laugh" - it is a signature Simic sentence that neatly illustrates what makes his Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry so stimulating, evidenced…

Healthy Tastes Good

Craving a snack? Try one of these N.H.-made granolas for a healthy and tasty alternative.Me & Ollie's Heavenly GranolaThe Heavenly Granola from Me & Ollie's is well suited to snacking right out of the bag - it's almost like half-smashed…

Required Stops

The Secretary of State's office is a "must" for presidential candidates.The campaign for the next New Hampshire presidential primary has been slow to get moving, but once it does, presidential candidates will have to quickly find their way around the…

The First Sign of Spring

Thanks to shows like "DC Cupcakes" and "Sex & The City," which created a frenzy around Magnolia Bakery in NYC, cupcakes have been in vogue for a number of years. You can even make your own giant cupcake at home…

Nicola's Trattoria

Changing Spaces: Keene Trattoria moves with the times.Love happens. Fireworks especially seem to happen for students who travel abroad. So began the story of Nicola's Trattoria in Keene - how an Italian native came to settle in the Monadnock Region.In…

Pappardelle Primavera

This dish is the essence of spring, the only time fresh ramps (wild leeks) and garlic scapes are available.Serves 21 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil3/4 cup ramps, cut on the diagonal into 1-inch pieces3/4 cup garlic scapes, cut on the…

Doin' That Old Soft Shoe

If you want to know the power of a well-timed compliment, listen up. Once when I was in seventh grade my social studies teacher put on a record of "West Side Story" and had the class divide up into Sharks…

Design for Living

A Cape reproduction home does not have to look like it was decorated in the past. Here, the owner showcases her fabulous antiques in a neutral palette and carefully considered color scheme. Designer McMillan West knows that good design choices…

Funny Man

Ask Juston McKinney to name the most incredible experience so far in his rise to the heights of the comedy world and he says it was his appearance on the Jay Leno show ("it was a goal of mine from…

The Perfect B&B to Fit Your Style

To B&B or not to B&B, that is the question. The answer - why not? The Granite State offers a B&B for every taste. They vary with the personalities and whims of their owners. While staying at a small establishment…

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