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Maine’s Family Friendly Brew Pubs
Brewpubs have popped up all over Maine in recent years, and I was once naïve
enough to think children weren’t allowed in bars, but now I know that there are
many brewpubs that are family friendly. Let me take you to three of my favorite ...

New Hampshire “Cassoulet”
Cassoulet originated in Languedoc in southern France ... Elsewhere, the term is
loosely applied to dried bean casseroles with ingredients varying by locale and
usually containing meat or sausage. In central New Hampshire, then, high quality
smoked bacon and sausage from the local smokehouse, dried navy beans and our
own garlic and dried sage made a natural combination ...

The Unexpected Culinary Delights of Jackson, New Hampshire
I have found a place that truly is one of the “hearts” of New England.
Geographically it would not be centrally located in New England, but it captures
the spirit, soul, look and feel of what makes New England unique. I’m talking
Jackson, N.H.  This is a place I have been going to for over 20 years now.  
Most everyone has heard of North Conway with its famous shopping outlets but
Jackson may not be so well known ...
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February 6, 2012

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