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NH Tidbits: The History of Chicken Tenders

I beg my regular blog followers to forgive me for delving into such a light-battered topic.  After writing an article on the origin of fried clams, a reader asked me if the Puritan Back Room restaurant of Manchester, NH invented … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire Entrepreneur, Alma M. (Cavagnaro) Truesdale (1881-1973)

almas tea roomMaria “Alma” Cavagnaro was born July 18, 1881 in Boston Massachusetts of Italian parents, John/Luigi and Catterina (Magis) Cavagnaro. She died June 1973 in Manchester New Hampshire. Her father immigrated from Italy about 1874, and was at first a fruit dealer, then by 1900 was a candy maker in Boston. Continue reading

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