Dining and Food Granite Kitchen

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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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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Cloud eggs: Fluffy, versatile, and hot on social media

By JANINE GILBERTSON

May 16, 2017

Everything's in the cloud nowadays, including eggs

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Cooking with an eye toward healthier weight

By JANINE GILBERTSON

May 9, 2017

Cooking with weight loss in mind

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: A rhubarb over tastes of early spring

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Apr 25, 2017

Spring is finally here and with it come early fresh greens and herbs like rhubarb and chives that you can work into recipes.

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite KItchen -- From Hungary with a kick: Paprika

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Apr 18, 2017

Paprika is big in Hungary. The spice is made from dried and ground red peppers, which can range from hot to sweet. Its bright red color makes it a...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: A few easy add-ons for Easter

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Apr 11, 2017

Thousands of hams will be served this Sunday in the Granite State in honor of Easter Sunday. After all, ham is to Easter dinner almost what turkey is...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen -- Maple: Savoring the product of our sweetest season

By JANINE GILBERTSON Special to The Union Leader

Apr 4, 2017

Enjoying the bounty of maple season

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Travel & Tourism

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