Source: Perfect Vision Graphics February 26 2014

Von Trapp Family

Maria von Trapp, the last remaining child from the beloved classic musical movie “The Sound of Music,” has died at the age of 99. She passed away peacefully at her home in Vermont on February 18, 2014. The Austria native lived in Stowe, VT, USA and died of natural causes. Maria was the third eldest of Captain Georg von Trapp and Agathe Whitehead’s children. She … Read More

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Three of New Hampshire's Athletes at the Sochi 2014...

New Hampshire has a strong reputation for producing winter Olympians, and 2014 is no exception. The state produced nine athletes for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and three are profiled below. Bode Miller Growing up adjacent to Cannon Mountain allowed Bode Miller to stamp his name on ski racing with a lifetime career of races and championships. No surprise then, Miller was fully expected to show … Read More

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Chef Avi’s Baked Stuffed Lobster

Delicious baked stuffed lobster with scallops and shrimp. Mounded with moist, buttery stuffing and chock full of enough seafood to make a whale jealous… You might not even need the drawn butter! Rating: 5 stars based on 52 reviews Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 15 min Total time: 35 min Serving size: 2 Ingredients: 2 1b Lobsters Chef Avi Shows You How Easy It Is To Prepare At Home: Baked Stuffed Lobster Ingredients … Read More

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Chef Avi's New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder By Avi Deiter | Published: 2014-02-19 Nothing on earth can warm you to your soul, on a cold Winter’s day, like a hearty bowl of New England Clam Chowder. Creamy yet chunky, I’d stack 4 cords of wood just knowing that I can come inside warm up with a bowl. Rating: 5 stars based on 64 reviews Prep time: 25 min … Read More

Photo Courtesy of: grit.com February 18 2014

Learn How NH Maple Syrup Is Made

We love it on our pancakes and French toast. If some happens to drizzle on our bacon or sausage, no problem! We’re talking about maple syrup and right now, things are gearing up for making maple syrup in New Hampshire. The weather will soon be perfect for the trees to be tapped to let the valuable liquid gold flow in steady streams. Those who gather … Read More

Maple Cupcakes February 17 2014

57 Mouth Watering Maple Syrup Recipes

Love maple syrup? The real stuff – not that brown-tinted sugar water you find in the supermarket. Pure New Hampshire maple syrup is a fantastic natural sweetener and adds depth of flavor to both sweet and savory dishes. If you’re heading to the New Hampshire Maple Syrup weekend in March, you’ll enjoy some specialty maple dishes made by Chef Avi, In the meantime, try your … Read More

Andrea King Wedding February 14 2014

Here Comes The Bride: Meet Andrea King

“…And so the King and Queen lived happily ever…” Five year old girls dream of it, Taylor Swift sings about it, and it is the storyline of countless movies from decades of both past and present. The notion of a King finding his Queen and giving her a happily ever after is a fantasy that us women, young and old, love to day dream about. … Read More

Photo via Be Funky Blog February 14 2014

Breakfast in Bed: Blueberry Pancakes for Your Valentine

Nothing showcases romance and endearment like breakfast in bed. As we head into a beautiful Valentine’s Day weekend, we thought we’d share a Stonehurst Manor breakfast favorite: Chef Avi’s recipe for Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes. A short stack of these favorites’ go great with some fried up bacon or sausage, a steaming cup of coffee, and of course– the one you love beside you. What You’ll … Read More

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The 5 Best Valentine's Day Activities in North Conway

With Valentine’s Day upon us, there’s a good chance you’re trying to plan a special getaway with your special someone. Whether it be a day-long adventure on the slopes or spending the whole weekend tucked away at a lovely bed and breakfast, there’s plenty of romantic activities for you to take part in in North Conway. 1. Dinner and a Movie Valentine’s Day always calls … Read More

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Bourbon and Whiskey: Why Brown Is Best

Bourbon and whiskey producers in both America and abroad are enjoying a renaissance. Spirit drinkers everywhere are rediscovering the pleasure of “brown” beverages and, whether you’re relaxing after a summer time hike, decompressing from a drive through fall foliage or warming up after a day skiing, NH Hotels like Stonehurst Manor are great places to enjoy a drink or two. What Is Whiskey? Whiskey is a fermented … Read More