refreshing_drinks-1543819 June 02 2014

5 Refreshing Drinks for Summer

Summer is finally here. The wind carries the sweet scent of freshly cut grass, the birds are chirping and the sun is bronzing the white pasty sticks you call legs after a long and brutal New Hampshire winter. As you recline in your freshly painted Adirondack chair and behold the majestic White Mountains you may forget about your vitamin D deficiencies with a cool refreshing … Read More

IMG_0784-copy May 28 2014

New Hampshire Waterfalls

Waterfalls are natural wonders of beauty. Whether you are going out for a brisk hike or a day long adventure with your family, finding a waterfall in the middle of a forest is quite the treasure. The roar and vibrations of the constantly falling water invigorates your senses. At the same time, the misty splash where the falls pools at its base gives waterfalls a … Read More

Biker on a motorcycle May 28 2014

Great Places to Go Riding in New Hampshire

There’s never been a better time of year to jump on your Harley and ride off into the sunset. Even if you don’t own a Harley, going for a motorcycle ride is still a wonderful adventure. Have you ever been riding in New Hampshire? If not, you’re definitely missing out on some of the best riding scenery here in the United States. It’s here in … Read More

NH Weddings at Stonehurst Manor May 27 2014

The Benefits of an Outdoor Wedding

The wedding date is set and it’s time to pick the location. Finding the right place for your wedding and making the decoration plans can be a little overwhelming. Consider an outdoor wedding for this special occasion. The flexibility and cost savings make this a great option for couples who want to create a perfect wedding day experience. Be Out In Nature When your wedding … Read More

Wood Oven Fired Pizza May 27 2014

Wood Fired Pizza is the BEST

Remember the first time you had a slice of pizza? Remember all that oozing cheese married sumptuously to tangy sauce, so hot it burnt the roof of your mouth? Hand’s down, it was the best thing you ever ate, and you could hardly wait for more. Somewhere along the way, though, pizza lost its magic. It was satisfying and familiar, but it had lost its … Read More

NH Restaurant Week May 21 2014

NH Restaurant Week

NH Restaurant Week is celebrating it’s third year and Stonehurst Manor is one of the star participating foodie destinations. We love the event because it gets people out and about in the community touring local and statewide restaurants to experience different culinary delights. The week long event is held once a year and chefs prepare by making special dishes to serve throughout the week to … Read More

Eric Milligan and Keith Garret Mushroom Hunting May 20 2014

New Hampshire Mushroom Hunting

Believe it or not, New Hampshire is a hidden gem for those who enjoy foraging for fungi. Edible varieties cover every corner of the Granite State, with some being highly coveted by gourmet chefs. More often than not, once you discover the hidden world of mushrooms, a simple walk in the woods will ultimately turn into a hunt for dinner. Mushroom hunting does not come … Read More

Telescope under the night sky May 19 2014

View the stars from Mt. Washington

There’s nothing quite as stunningly beautiful as nature itself, especially when you’re in New Hampshire. ‘The Granite State offers crisp and unpolluted air, making it a terrific place to simply lie back and view the clear evening sky. But New Hampshire offers far more than a clear and pristine atmosphere that’s perfect for stargazing. No, there’s Mount Washington which stands at 6,288 feet (1,917 m), … Read More

Man Admiring Mountain View May 19 2014

Get Connected By Disconnecting at Stonehurst Manor

In today’s age and time, we’re always looking down. Whether it be looking at a smartphone, a laptop, an iPad or whatever, both children and adults tend to look down more than up. For some reason, we’ve fallen victim to the false belief of thinking “if you stay connected to your devices, you stay connected with other humans.” This is untrue. Anyone born in the … Read More

Rotary Evaporator May 19 2014

Making Cocktails with Science

As drinks in the best bars reach new levels of sophistication, their preparation has been taking on a decidedly scientific bent. A recent Business Insider article profiled a number of bars around the world now using laboratory-inspired equipment. Vacuum machines, industrial filters and tabletop stills are just some of the equipment used. For example, a pina colada might be made of distilled, clarified ingredients frozen … Read More