New Hampshire Magazine - May 2011

Dinner Anyone?

It's May - time for some Granite Staters to stalk the wild dandelion.They're lo-cal (35 per serving), lo-carb (7 grams), lo-fat (1 gram) and full of vitamins A and C. Iron, too.All that goodness and there are, at the moment,…

"In Between" Dimensions

An influential visual artist makes a N.H. connection.If you're an aficionado of the visual arts, you'll enjoy "Frank Stella: Irregular Polygons, 1965-66" [University Press of New England, $45]. It is an academic book, edited by Brian Kennedy, but it's accessible…

Pampering Mom

We asked four N.H. companies to create a Mother's Day gift basket filled with items to help Mom kick back and relax. See something you like? Each basket is $120 or under and available for purchase.WinnerChalifour's Flowers, Gifts & GourmetThe…

Direct Line

Where else can you meet your legislators at the mailbox?It took Barrington resident Marty Harty 91 years before he was elected a New Hampshire State Representative. And three months into the job he resigned amid statewide controversy. The story of…

Spice is the Life

Local Company Stays LocalEven the paperwork is infused with the aroma of spices at Attar in Harrisville. Huge bags of cinnamon bark from Indonesia and spicy peppercorns in five colors are just part of the brew that fills the air…

A New Food Manifesto

Have a stake in the local food dynamic by owning a piece of the action.Our state is well studded with beautiful supermarkets. They are simply gorgeous, chock full of colorful fruits and vegetables, meats glowing red under special lights and…

Creamed Kale & Potatoes

Here is a tasty way to enjoy these healthy vegetables.Serves 41/2 cup diced Spanish onions1 tablespoon chopped garlic1/2 cup white wine2 tablespoons Dijon mustard1 cup cream4 cups packed green kale3 cups packed baby spinach2 cups steamed red potatoes, cut in…

Community Impact

Words are a bit like sponges. They can soak up all kinds of meaning and significance from the world around them or they can get squeezed dry from overuse. Take "community," a word that once meant a group of people…

Expanding Outward

Enjoy the beautiful spring and summer weather with outdoor living spaces your whole family will love. As the days grow longer and warmer people all over the Granite State are itching to get out of the house. Though we've spent…

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