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New Hampshire’s Cranberry Bogs and Meadows

When I hear the word cranberry, I most often things of masses of bobbing, minute fruit in Massachusetts or New Jersey bogs, although I know it grows in other states too. It was not until recently that I discovered that … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Missing Heirloom Apples

The conversation had started off innocently enough. I purchased a scabbed and ugly, but still interesting looking apple at the Merrimack Farmer’s Market from Tom Mitchell who runs Ledge Top Farm in Wilton, New Hampshire. His apples are certified naturally … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Let Them Eat Cake

The following ancient cake recipes were gleaned from old New Hampshire newspapers:

BLACK CAKE: Three pounds of butter and three … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Official State Sandwich

In the spirit of one-upmanship…

New Hampshire needs an official State Sandwich. We recently gained an official state fruit–… Continue reading

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