New Hampshire Magazine - June 2010

Red Gravy

What’s in the jar?In the mood to cook a delicious meal but don’t want to prepare a savory tomato sauce from scratch? Look on your local gourmet grocery shelf for a jar of Valicenti Organico Red Gravy.I recently visited Dave…

The Republic Café

You are invited to gather for coffee and much, much more. The Republic Café reminds me of a Seattle village café or a neighborhood eatery in Europe. Comfortable. Simple. Local.The hardwood floors are dark and worn. Hanging white lights recall…

New in Fitzwilliam

A welcoming aroma of bubbling hot cheese and seasonal herbs greeted us as we entered the cozy old tavern room at the recently reopened Fitzwilliam Inn. My husband and I chose a table near the room’s centerpiece — a gigantic…

Light and Airy as a Spring Day

Angel cake is a great way to use up fresh egg whites.Spring is a beautiful time of year in New England. Easter is a big part of that, offering all of us new beginnings, growth and hope. When I was…

Going Dotty

The point of patienceThe first question you have to ask is — how do you ever get all those glass dots so perfectly placed?Kristina Logan, a Portsmouth glass bead maker of international acclaim, says, “It’s about slowing down. Through controlled…

Nip and Tuck for Less

There’s a bevy of beauty options that are easy on your wallet — and your bodyIf the very rich are different from the rest of us, as F. Scott Fitzgerald once observed, advances in cosmetic surgery might help lead us…

Keys to Survival

The lessons of winter led to a final exam.When I returned to my native New Hampshire after seven years in Chicago, I foolishly remembered it being less snowy here than it is there. But it was only a few days…

Love It/Love It Not

Two sides of the state’s population boom.If “New Hampshire” and “Population Growth” had a Facebook relationship status it would be “It’s Complicated.” For decades New Hampshire has been one of the fastest-growing states in the country: The current population of…

Healing in Harm’s Way

Years ago we published a story about one of our nation’s founding fathers, a country doctor from New Hampshire named Josiah Bartlett. Bartlett rose from humble origins to study medicine, moved to Kingston and set up a successful practice.But when…

The Fine Art of Nature

A Keene man went to a N.H. mountaintop for inspiration and found his life’s work.“The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when…

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