Dining and Food Granite Kitchen

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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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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Pineapple as welcoming (and welcome) as ever

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Mar 28, 2017

Doling out the love for pineapple

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Prime season for seafood

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Mar 14, 2017

The weeks leading up to Easter Sunday are a great time to buy seafood. Supplies are abundant, particularly near the end of the week, in anticipation...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Rekindling a fondness for scones

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Feb 28, 2017

An old scone baker returns to her roots

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Granite Kitchen: Exploring the expanding world of pasta

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Feb 21, 2017

If you've shopped for pasta at the grocery store recently, you've probably noticed the extraordinary increase in the variety on the shelves.

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Valentine's Day is no better time for making whoopie ... pies

Feb 7, 2017

My plans for Valentine's Day treats for my friends and family include a batch of their absolute favorite, to-die-for New England confections —...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Super Snacks to get your Super Bowl party started

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Jan 31, 2017

Super Bowl Sunday is upon us, and that means having a steady supply of snacks to munch on during the big game. Here are a few ideas that you can make...

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Janine Gilbertson's Granite Kitchen: Every baker needs a go-to version of chocolate-chip cookies

By JANINE GILBERTSON

Jan 24, 2017

It's no surprise to find so many kinds of chocolate-chip cookies on grocery store shelves in New Hampshire, since the concept was created in...

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Travel & Tourism

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Weekend highlights: June 17-18
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