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Do, See, Taste

This image released by DreamWorks Animation shows characters Po, voiced by Jack Black, left, and his long-lost panda father Li, voiced by Bryan Cranston, in a scene from "Kung Fu Panda 3." (DreamWorks Animation via AP)

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ tops Super Bowl weekend at box office

Sunday, February 7, 2016

The Coen brothers’ Hail, Caesar! and the Jane Austen-monster mashup Pride and Prejudice and Zombies followed distantly behind Kung Fu Panda 3, which remained on top of the box office over Super Bowl weekend. DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda sequel earned an estimated $21 million in its second weekend of release, according to studio estimates Sunday. Joel and Ethan Coen’s …

A look at Teddy Roosevelt and the birth of the primary process

Sunday, February 7, 2016

If Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination for president, over the strenuous efforts of party regulars to derail him, he ought to send a note …

Looking for Valentine’s Day options? Concord has plenty to offer

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Dating experts always advise couples to branch out on dates and shy away from the same-old, same-old of dinner, drinks or seeing a movie at …

The Cult deftly climbs new heights on ‘Hidden City’

Saturday, February 6, 2016

The Cult has had its ups and downs over the more than 30 years since its debut. Hidden City shows the band climbing new heights. Led by mystically inclined singer and lyricist Ian Astbury and down-to-earth, riff generating guitarist Billy Duffy, the band’s 10th album, Hidden City, rocks …

Spicy sauces add an optional flavor

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Getting a healthy meal together quickly can be a challenge. Getting a healthy tasty meal together even more so, especially if you have some finicky eaters in the family. My solution? Take some time on the weekend every …

A doggone great winter

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Winter weather in New Hampshire is invariably cold, although the intensity of the cold may vary, along with the amount of snow and ice on the ground at any time. And yet, our dogs need to go out, …

Jimmy Tingle brings presidential primary comedy show to Concord

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Jimmy Tingle has never held an elected office. He’s not a Democratic nor a Republican. But he wants your vote in the 2016 presidential election. Tingle boasts more than 30 years of comedic experience, contributing to The Tonight …

Local Model T club aids Affleck film

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Members of the Central N.H. Model T Club joined other New England Model T clubs for a drive into the past. Specifically, the 1920s in Boston. The car clubs volunteered their vehicles and, in some cases, themselves for …

Jimmy Buffett musical to premiere at California theater

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Jimmy Buffett musical will make its world premiere next year somewhere nice and warm – the La Jolla Playhouse in California. Producers said Wednesday that the show, which combines Buffett’s blend of rock and country tunes with …

3-star chef Benoit Violier found dead in apparent suicide

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Swiss police say 3-star chef Benoit Violier, whose restaurant near Lausanne recently topped a list of the world’s best, has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. He was 44. Police said in a statement that Violier …

A dash of time

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

I was one of those kids who loved camp! I loved being away. I loved all of the activities. And I loved the food! Well, at least I loved the homemade yeast rolls that graced the table at …

A vegan dish bold enough to please meat eaters

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Looking for a vegan main dish that’s robust enough to leave a meat eater satisfied? This stuffed squash dish has you covered. We start by halving and roasting acorn squash, which have a rich, satisfying flavor that only …

For a healthier tartlet crust, turn to white bread

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Finger food can be tricky for the healthy eater. Tiny bites that explode with flavor often are loaded with empty calories and little nutrition. If I’m not paying attention at a party, I can easily inhale a day’s …