New Hampshire Magazine - December 2010

Getting Back
 to Health

There's a range of relief for an age-old problem.   When back pain strikes, it can really throw a wrench into the best-laid plans, making even the simplest of tasks - say, tying a shoe - impossible. Most of us…

Farm Fresh Cheese

Rich in Variety! In a blind taste test, our staff compared four N.H.-made cheeses perfect for impressing guests at your next holiday gathering.Landaff CreameryThe Landaff cheese from the Landaff Creamery is delicious and unique. The taste is mild but with…

Head South

Get your kicks on Route 125.Route 125 is better known as the Calef Highway, named for Sen. Austin Calef whose mother founded the iconic Barrington general store. But it actually starts farther north, in Union.Begin at Exit 18, the northernmost…

Framed in Foliage

Follow a meandering route through postcard-pretty villages around Mount Monadnock.Begin in Keene, following Route 101 east to Marlborough. Pass the intersection with Route 124 a few yards to browse among the second-hand books at Homestead Books, where you'll find an…

'Tis the Season

Take a holly, jolly journey through the Lakes Region.December is the time to enjoy the holiday lights, decorations, parades, concerts and fairs that brighten the season, as New Hampshire towns of all sizes prepare for Christmas. The Lakes Region is…

Playing in the Snow

January is the month to revel in winter, to enjoy the snow-covered mountain views and play in the snow. Skis are not a requirement since New Hampshire offers plenty of other outdoor pleasures in the winter. What better time to…

Due North

While away a November day with museums, murals, music and more. Nobody claims that November is New Hampshire's most beautiful month, set as it is between the glories of foliage and winter's fields of white. But it is not without…

Cake Queen - Ashlee Perkins

Ashlee Perkins, the owner of AMP Cake Design in Merrimack, is a premier cake designer, having appeared on the "Food Network Challenge" four times so far. Her most recent foray into the show was an appearance in the "Paranormal Cake"…

Kaleidoscope of Experience

People worth knowing and stories worth reading.You might remember John Walters from his stint as host of NHPR's "The Front Porch," where he chatted with New Hampshire people who were remarkable in some way. In his new book, "Roads Less…

Letters to the Editor

Need a good reason for spotting the newt?This month's lucky (and fearless) newt spotter will receive two beautiful collection sets of artist photo greeting cards from Artemis Natural Resource Designs: New Hampshire's State Symbols Collection (two cards each of the…

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