13-0925-089-GoldMashed December 22 2013

Yukon Mashed Potato [Infographic]

Chef Avi, Stonehurst’s adored Chef, has created this visual of his Yukon Garlic Mashed Potato recipe for you to enjoy! Use This Graphic for FREE on Your Site! You may use the infographic above on your website, however, the license we grant to you requires that you properly and correctly attribute the work to us with a link back to our website by using the … Read More

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Chef Avi Presents: Spiced Cranberry Sauce

The perfect accompaniment for the Holiday Season.  No Thanksgiving nor Christmas Dinner is complete without the quintessential Cranberry Sauce.  Below Chef Avi shows you how easy it is to prepare at home, with fresh Cranberries, Orange & Ginger.   Surprise your friends & family with some spectacular sides this season, not from a can!!   Spiced Cranberry Sauce  1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar 1/2 Cup Light … Read More

Holiday Sugar Cookies December 17 2013

Christmas Cookies at Stonehurst

‘Tis the season for Christmas cookies! The Stonehurst family has some wonderful recipes to share with you today. Some are classic favorites we know of, others’, like Chef Avi’s, are special family recipes’ shared from generations past. Which cookies have you heard of? Which are your favorites?   L- R Row #1 : Peter (Owner) : Pfeffernusse Cookies/Chris Cerasale (Sous Chef):  Oatmeal Raisin Cookies /Michael (Beverage Manager): Holiday Shortbread … Read More

Staying at Stonehurst this season? Help us decorate! December 17 2013

A Stonehurst Manor Vintage Christmas

Dear to our hearts and best celebrated in the company of the closest friends and family, Christmas has become a holiday of colorful traditions, from family fruit cake and bread pudding recipes to carol singing and trimmed trees. Celebrants around the world light up December with merriment in anticipation of Christmas. At Stonehurst Manor, we and our guests celebrate the season with a holiday tradition … Read More

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7 Rules for Stress-Free Holiday Travel

You work hard, and you deserve a real vacation. However, you must learn how to appreciate your time away from home. You can keep anxiety to a minimum, even when visiting family members you only see occasionally with these seven simple tips: 1. Research destination and accommodations carefully. This will prevent you from ending up at a seedy couple’s lounge when you would prefer four … Read More

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A New England Christmas: A History of Stonehurst Manor

There’s Christmas — and then there’s Christmas in the New England mountains, tucked away in a cozy, beautiful, 140-year-old manor. New Hampshire’s Stonehurst Manor, nestled among tall pines amid a White Mountain backdrop, offers eye-catching views and rustic Victorian elegance. Situated near the famed “Castle in the Clouds” mansion, Stonehurst is unusual among NH hotels. But the most intriguing thing about Stonehurst isn’t an amenity … Read More

Porcini Mushroom Rub December 14 2013

Porcini Mushroom Rub [Infographic]

Chef Avi, Stonehurst’s adored Chef, has created this visual of his Porcini Mushroom Rub recipe for you to enjoy! Use This Graphic for FREE on Your Site! You may use the infographic above on your website, however, the license we grant to you requires that you properly and correctly attribute the work to us with a link back to our website by using the following embed code. [colored_box … Read More

Marinated Chicken Satay December 14 2013

Marinated Chicken Satay [Infographic]

Chef Avi, Stonehurst’s adored Chef, has created this visual of his Marinated Chicken Satay recipe for you to enjoy! Use This Graphic for FREE on Your Site! You may use the infographic above on your website, however, the license we grant to you requires that you properly and correctly attribute the work to us with a link back to our website by using the following embed code. … Read More

Photo Credit: www.guyism.com December 14 2013

Six Weird Christmas Traditions Around the World

You are probably convinced that your family has the weirdest Christmas traditions. Perhaps you have experienced more than your share of yankee swaps, wearing obnoxious Christmas sweaters or something along those lines, but you might enjoy the fact that your family’s traditions might not even come close to the “weird traditions” category. It’s worth a holiday adventure to find six weird Christmas traditions around the … Read More

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Top 5 Food Lovers Hotels in New England

The truth is, not all New England hotels are particularly generous in catering to the food lover’s demanding palate. However, we’ve discovered five standout hotels for food lovers in New England that can satiate those with the most discerning tastes in provisions and accommodations. The Charles Hotel, Cambridge MA With two signature restaurants and a thriving jazz club, The Charles Hotel in Cambridge combines modern … Read More