March 10 2014

Clam Chowders of New England

There are about a dozen types of clam chowder and as such it is important that anyone looking for a great clam chowder recipe know exactly what they are in for. Taking the time to consider the different types of clam chowder can help just about anyone decide what recipe is right for them. New England Clam Chowder/ Boston Clam Chowder The first and most … Read More

March 09 2014

10 Bridal Traditions with Unusual Origins

Tradition is as important to most brides as personalization is, helping pave the way toward the wedding of their dreams. Ironically, most people can’t tell you why they feel strongly about certain traditions, nor can they tell you how those traditions got their start. “It’s tradition” is a phrase that’s likely to be uttered by many brides and their families. Now you can learn where … Read More

March 09 2014

Jacuzzi Suites For a Relaxing Vacation

When you visit a hotel for work or personal vacation, do you treat yourself by renting a Jacuzzi suite? Many people forget how beneficial a dip in the hot tub can be. Whether you go alone or with your friends and family, here are the top reasons that your next vacation must include time in the Jacuzzi. Say “Good Bye” to Stress Relieving stress isn’t … Read More

March 03 2014

Stonehurst Manor Wins First Place in Chilly Chili Contest

North Conway, NH – Stonehurst Manor is proud to announce their recent winning of the Chilly Chili Cook Off 2014 Competition in the non-profit Chef Division!  Congratulations Chef Avi, Heidi, and Christopher for an awesome event.  Thank you to all of our supporters who made this happen. We pride ourselves in our community involvement locally, but also are aware of more global issues such as … Read More

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

February 21 2014

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

February 21 2014

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

February 19 2014

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

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