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This Dec. 1, 2014 photo shows egg roulade stuffed with prosciutto, spinach and roasted red pepper in Concord, N.H. Think of a roulade as a big edible cigar-shaped container for just about any filling of your choice. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

However you stuff it, a roulade makes a merry meal

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Think of a roulade as a big edible cigar-shaped container for just about any filling you choose. Almost like an edible Christmas present! Even the roll itself is versatile and can be made from any number of ingredients. Savory roulades – the term means “to roll” in French – can be made from beef, chicken or turkey. Sweet roulades – …

APNewsBreak: artist wins ‘eat more kale’ trademark

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Vt. artist wins ‘eat more kale’ battle A Vermont folk artist who became a folk hero to some after taking on the fast-food giant Chik-fil-A in a legal fight can now legally protect the phrase “eat more kale.” Chik-fil-A had objected to the use of the phrase by Bo Muller-Moore of Montpelier, Vt., …

Fish farming finds its way to land-locked Midwest

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Global consumption of seafood is outpacing wild fish populations, so farmers are turning from roving the world’s waters to aquaculture. Increasingly, that includes growing fish in large indoor tanks in the Midwest – hundreds of miles from any ocean, bringing the surf to America’s turf. Experts say fish farming in tanks – or closed containment systems – nearly eliminates fish manure runoff and …

Local winter farmers markets

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Cole Gardens Winter Farmers Market 430 Loudon Road, Concord 229-0655 Saturdays through April 11 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Contoocook Farmers Market Hopkinton Town Hall, 33 Main St. 746-3749 Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Danbury Winter Farmers Market 15 North Road …

After more than 14 years, Remi’s Place closes

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Remi’s Place on Pleasant Street has closed. Owner Remi Hinxhia did not comment on the reasons for shuttering the restaurant, citing legal concerns. But he thanked customers who have eaten at his restaurant for nearly 15 years. “After 14 and a half years, really with a broken heart, …

A cup of holiday cheer

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

hether you’re having a quiet night in with family or a larger gathering with friends, holiday celebrations often call for a cocktail – sometimes simply to help you deal with those friends and family! So we’ve got you …

First woman named in charge of White House dessert

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

For the first time, a female chef is in charge of dessert at the White House. Michelle Obama’s office says Susan Morrison is taking over as executive pastry chef after helping make presidential sweets for nearly two decades. Morrison will create desserts for all White House social events, …

A speedy dinner out of a slow braise

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

We don’t often think of braising as a weeknight-friendly approach to dinner. After all, anything that cooks low and slow would seem to be a no go for a workday. But I’ve found just the opposite. Turns out …

Choosing the best wines to go with your Thanksgiving dinner

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

There are people who know exactly what wine to buy for Thanksgiving dinner, but these tend to be the kind of unpleasant control freaks nobody really wants to dine with. You know the type – the “stay out …

What’s covered in new menu labeling rules

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

FDA announces new menu labeling rules The Food and Drug Administration yesterday announced new rules requiring chain restaurants and other retailers that sell prepared foods to put calorie labels on menus and menu boards. The rules will only apply to establishments that have 20 or more locations. A …

Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across U.S.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters – people who demand locally produced food, but don’t know the first thing about bagging a deer. Books …

Better flavor, higher price tag when it comes to local turkeys in New Hampshire

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Inside the bed of a Chevy pickup truck, 25 broad-breasted white turkeys gobbled loudly, their all-too-familiar fate a few hours away. The flock was part of a larger group of 65 turkeys hatched, cared for, well-fed and generally …