New Hampshire Magazine - March 2011

Tomatillo Gazpacho

This Squam Lake Inn favorite is a refreshing chilled summer soup. Yields about 5 cups 1 14 oz. can low-salt chicken broth 1 lb. tomatillos husked, rinsed and cut into medium dice (3 cups) 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons…

Irish for a Day

In Concord at a get-together that's big-time green.Does March 17 sound like too long to wait for a day of green clothes, corned beef and copious amounts of beer? Fortunately, the St. Patty's Day festivities start early this year with…

Artistic Kitchen and Bath

Forget the one-stop (and generic) shopping at the big-box home improvement stores. With a little extra effort you can adorn your kitchen and bath with local and artistic creations.The kitchen and bathroom are the two rooms of a home that…

Where Were You When?

Memory is funny stuff. My father, in his late 70s, wrote a book-length memoir filled with details of his life and the world he knew growing up in Cajun Louisiana during the Great Depression, in the Army in India during…

Sappy Days

... and you thought watching paint dry was boring.Three seasons of the year, New Hampshire is a lovely place to visit. Our brochures proudly display pictures of splendid fall foliage, views of Mount Washington covered in snow and kids jumping…

Light Swim - Gary Sredzienski

Although his primary claim to fame is his role as an accordion virtuoso and the long-time host (since 1987) of WUNH Radio's beloved Polka Party show, Gary Sredzienski is a man of many passions. Among them, year-round swimming and lighthouses.…

Feeling a Presence

An Atkinson photographer evokes our Colonial past.A metal hook on a meetinghouse door that shows more than two centuries of use - it's one of the photographs in Paul Wainwright's "A Space for Faith" [Jetty House/Peter E. Randall, $35] that…

Popularity Contest

How Gov. Lynch serves up such sweet victories.Democrat John Lynch made history last fall when he was elected to a fourth term in office, the first governor of this state to do so in nearly 200 years. This wasn't the…

Piegeist

Time has come, again, for this classic dessert.If you are having pie lust, what better spot to indulge than comfort-food central, a '50s-style diner. The quest for the perfect slice is accompanied by a nostalgic soundtrack that brings back our…

Town Meeting in Egypt

As this issue goes to press, hundreds of thousands of Egyptian citizens have taken to the streets to demand elections and reforms and to air a variety of grievances against their government. First on the protesters' agenda is the ouster…