Dining and Food Granite Kitchen

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Pears get forgotten in the frenzy over apples and pumpkin spice

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Oct 17, 2017

With all the attention focused on apples and pumpkins, it's easy to forget other fall fruits and vegetables that are around this time of year. Like...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen -- Meatloaf: Economy, comfort food and creativity meet

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Oct 10, 2017

If you're looking for a good way to stretch your food budget, consider mastering meatloaf. All kinds of ground meats, not just beef, can be mixed...

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Baking with buckwheat: A taste of the pioneer spirit

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Oct 4, 2017

I'm always on the hunt for ways to increase the nutritional value of things I'm cooking or baking, which led me to a recent discovery: buckwheat...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Brussels sprouts are no longer a foreign concept

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Sep 26, 2017

When I was a kid, I thought Brussels sprouts only came from Brussels, Belgium, and must've been something pretty special if they were being sent all...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Meat, meet beer

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Sep 20, 2017

Beer and meat have been friends for centuries. And while I am not much of a beer drinker, I can appreciate the fine flavor it imparts in a hearty...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Apple stock is on the rise

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Sep 13, 2017

As I drive around the Monadnock Region, I am reminded it's apple season.

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Back to school, back to quality snacks

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Aug 29, 2017

Time for some back to school snacks

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: A hearty harvest Bountiful tomatoes can be used many ways

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Aug 22, 2017

If you planted tomatoes this year and find yourself inundated with a hearty crop of juicy, ripe tomatoes, there are many excellent ways to put your...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen -- Naan's new popularity: Indian/Asian flatbread gains a wider audience

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Aug 8, 2017

If you're looking for an easy and versatile food item to keep on hand for a fast dinner or snack, you should give naan a try.

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen -- More than just muffins: Simple, elegant ways to enjoy the blueberry crop

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Jul 25, 2017

That magical time of summer is here — that time when you can hike along a woods trail in the Granite State and come across wild blueberry...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Here comes the local corn

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Jul 18, 2017

Corny season is near

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Get creative with your croutons

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Jul 11, 2017

Good bread makes great croutons

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen -- No beef: Turkey, pork and chicken star in these burger variations

Jul 4, 2017

Summer without burgers is like Thanksgiving with no turkey. It just doesn't feel right.

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: It's strawberry season ... with a cherry on top

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Jun 27, 2017

I recently made my annual early-summer pilgrimage to one of my favorite pick-your-own strawberry farms in Hollis. As usual, I was thrilled to fill a...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Make your next campfire a 's'moregasbord'

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Jun 20, 2017

There's something about s'mores that screams summertime. Since my kids came along, I don't think a summer has passed that didn't include an outing...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Warming up to seafood

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Jun 13, 2017

Warming up for seafood

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Head to the kitchen to brighten up the late-spring gloom

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Jun 6, 2017

On one of our many recent rainy days, I was standing in my kitchen, wondering what to make for dinner. The gloomy weather outside incited a longing...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Less sugar, but still sweet

By JANINE GILBERTSON

May 31, 2017

On a recent rainy night, I was scanning Amazon video with a friend, trying to find something interesting to watch, when we came across an Australian...

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Travel & Tourism

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