Applecrest Farms is a great place for apple picking (and other fruits) as well as fun festivals every weekend in the fall. However in May they became so much more with the opening of the gorgeous new building. The new building houses a farm-to-table restaurant, coffee house and farm stand. I   Read More ...

The Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery is a restaurant and butcher shop in Raymond, NH. They offer great meats and great sides. Many of the items from the restaurant are also available to take home from the butcher shop. There is often quite a crowd at the restaurant. The wait times   Read More ...

Pizza is delicious. Making pizza at home is convenient. Being able to make pizza oven style pizza at home is great! Building a full size pizza oven at home is pretty much cost prohibitive (although we definitely considered it). This must be a common issue however because someone came up   Read More ...

I always thought the hug Coke machines were for tv only. As it turns out they really do exist. At the Made in NH Expo we saw one and had the opportunity to give it a hug. It was a pretty straightforward process. You hug the machine and a soda   Read More ...

Over the past year we have experienced many changes. We no longer live in Portsmouth and all of the great dining out opportunities that includes. But never fear, we aren’t too far so there will still be some of those posts. However the majority of the time we enjoy spending time at   Read More ...

When I was growing up pizza rolls were a microwave delight, however I can only imagine what’s in them. As we are entering football season I have been looking for some easy snacks with ingredients that can be kept around for a while. These “grown up pizza rolls” which I   Read More ...

I have never been much of a gardener. Thankfully I know many others who are (and know a great farm stand), so we have had plenty of fresh produce this summer. One thing that we’ve seen a lot is eggplant. When I see eggplant, the only thing I can think of is   Read More ...

Andrea hosted a Beatles 50th Anniversary Celebration dinner last week. It looks like it was quite a night, and her post is below. There are a lot of additional posts which are linked throughout including their recipes and the beer pairings. Enjoy! 1964 Beatles Concert 50th Anniversary Meal Fifty years   Read More ...

As part of the Beatles 50th Anniversary Celebration they also had a different beer to pair with each course. Below is Andrea’s post about each of those pairings and their Beatles reference. BEER and BEATLES TASTING and PAIRING Eight Beers for Eight Days a Week BEER PAIRED WITH DESCRIPTION BEATLES SONGS   Read More ...

Today is our three month-iversary. It has been a great three months and they have flown by. I didn’t have much time for cooking during all of the wedding craziness, so I have been enjoying finally getting to cook again. Also we were given so many great wedding gifts, and   Read More ...

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