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Bread Baking at Home

i am not sure if this is the place to post this question, but anyways here goes.
just came back from nyc where we bought a wonderful health bread at zabars. it was full of seeds, nuts? and was a deep brown in color. does anyone know where or have the recipe for this bread. i really would like to make it .....
thanks

Nov 16, 2013
alienor in Home Cooking

new thai restaurant in hanover,nh

a new thai restaurant opened in hanover this week. has anyone tried it and what is their opinion of the food. there had been another thai at this same place but it got so bad no one went. now the new one is ready, and open so i would love to get some feedback

Apr 03, 2013
alienor in Northern New England

Need a recommendation for hanover, NH

salubre in hanover, good restaurant with a nice atmosphere. it is in the building just next to the post office. it is fairly new. service is good, waitstaff professional and food definitely worth sitting down for. they haven't been open for many months and are definitely on our to-go list of hanover eateries

Aug 18, 2012
alienor in Northern New England

italian restaurant reopens in hanover,nh

salubre trattoria has reopened in the same spot in the same building. but,it has new owners and nicer atmosphere. we have been there several times both for dinner and lunch and enjoyed ordering from the new menu. i hope others try it as we would like to see this new version survive and prosper

Dec 28, 2011
alienor in Northern New England

A Surprise Trip to Nice, France

just found this site which offers a lot of local restaurants and seems to be a good site for you to look at.
http://www.edinformatics.com/travel/N...

Apr 24, 2011
alienor in France

A Surprise Trip to Nice, France

my son and wife live in nice and we visit there every year. last year they took us to
Parcours LIve Restaurant, Falicon
1, place Marcel Eusébi, Falicon 06950
it is definitely off the tourist map, but worth the visit. if you can get there before the sun sets you will have a great view of the city. after dark you can look down on the twinkling lights of nice.
we loved the food and the ambiance
bon appetit

Apr 24, 2011
alienor in France

Help: What's the Right Countertop?

for any years we had formica as we didn't havee the dollars to upgrade. i considered corians my next countertop but after careful pricing, monitoring for care, etc. i chose granite. i am completely satisfied. hot pots can be put on the surface. i don't have the extra shiny type, but have a busy pattern with a very low shine. i can go days without applying anything more than a sponge. i highly recommend it and it also blends well into most kitchen redesigns.
just my opinion

Jan 03, 2010
alienor in Cookware

can i make this two days before thaksgiving?

i would love to make the apple-cranberry pie from cooks illus. but could i make it on tuesday to serve on thursday. i am traveling to my son's house on wed and told them that i would bring the pie. do people think this would hold up well and if not what kind of pie would do-please no pumpkin or its variations.

Nov 21, 2009
alienor in Home Cooking

Non-traditional pies that are worth it... Thanksgiving

i would love to make the apple-cranberry pie from cooks illus.t but could i make it on tuesday to serve on thursday. i am traveling to my son's house on wed and told them that i would bring the pie. do people think this would hold up well and if not what kind of pie would do-please no pumpkin or its variations.

Nov 21, 2009
alienor in Home Cooking

one month in battersea [London]

my husband and i will be spending january in an apartment in battersea. we would love to get info on good, reliable restaurants of all types of food, good food shopping, good cultural venues-theatre, cinema, etc. and anything else one might think pertinent to a couple from far off new england

Nov 17, 2009
alienor in U.K./Ireland

Tunisian Lamb and Quince Stew

it is funny to see this posted- i made the exact dish for a saturday nite dinner. it really is an excellent recipe and yes, it does tastes even better the next day. i had to eliminate the hot peppers as my husband can't have spicy (hot!) food. it didn't harm the overall taste, tho probably even better with the spicey stuff. this recipe has become one of my go-to-it-again when quinces apear in the market

Oct 27, 2009
alienor in Recipes

Prepared meals delivered for seniors--best packages?

i suggest calling the local senior center in her town or nearby town and arrange to have her put on the meals on wheels delvery list. the food is well prepared and can be adjusted to eet special dietary needs. i have been delivering meals on wheels in my area for many years and find the food to be well prepared hot and tasty. try this to keep her well supplied with one hot meal a day.

Oct 23, 2009
alienor in General Topics

What to bring home (US) from France?

<Also, soap is really interesting (as in L'Occitane) and much cheaper in France. >
hah... i just returned from nice and soap from l'occitane is more expensive there than here in usa. but artisanal soaps found in open markets can be less expensive and very unique. really nothing is cheap in france anymore. so bring back the unusual, not what you can get at home. we go every year to visit family and have learned that very well

May 29, 2009
alienor in France

Chocolate Pots de Crème

sooooooo rich. do you think that can one substitute whole milk for the cream?

May 29, 2009
alienor in Recipes

Must Try Restaurants Within an Hour of Hanover, NH?

how about trying peyton place in orford, nh. quite good if you can tolerate the hostess-she is a bit too smarmy for us. then there is home hill in plainfield, nh great place and good food. there is a great restaurant in brandon, vt, but i forgot its name. also go into woodstock, vt for pane e salute, also prince and the pauper and the woodstock inn.
that should keep you busy for a while!

Apr 05, 2009
alienor in Northern New England

Where do you keep the Kitchen Aid mixer?

i was surprised to see that this topic is still open,but as it is i will give my opinion. last year we redid the kitchen and i insisted on a lift up shelf for the KA mixer. my kitchen designer thought it was a ridiculous and expensive idea, but i insisted. i have never felt that i made a mistake. it is tucked away, doesn't take up counter space and is easy to pop up to counter height when i need, i have never regretted the expense

Jan 07, 2009
alienor in Cookware

A Source for Seville Oranges in Vermont?

hi- i just checked the hanover coop store and found they had a small basket of seville oranges priced at $1.29 per lb. so they do exist, but you will have to get down to this area to buy them

Dec 14, 2008
alienor in All New England Archive

Lakes Region NH: Looking for better than average food...

sorry, but i have to disagree with Mise en Place in wolfeboro. we went there for lunch this summer and found the food just okay. we had hoped for a better lunch and all we got was very average. maybe dinner is better but just to let you know

Nov 25, 2008
alienor in All New England Archive

Rte 89 through Vermont.

i am suprised that no one has mentioned exit 1 on rte 89 just out of white river junction. it is the woodstock exit and there are several good restaurant in the close vicinity. such as simon pearce in quechee, in woodstock pan e salute, worth th few miles extra, prince and the pauper and the stodgy but good woodstock inn. this is only mentioning a few. if you go into nrwich as steve999 suggests i reall prefer carpenter and main. it is more interesting a place than the norwich inn. and if you have gone into norwich you may want to visit hanover, n.h. which is just across the conn. river. there are a few nice/interestin places there
good luck and happy travelling

Oct 07, 2008
alienor in Northern New England

chow in NH/VT between Boston and Burlington

a nice town to stop and relax in is hanover nh. exit 18 on 89 . only 11/2 hours from burlington on 89. i would recommend the canoe club on main street. very pleasant atmosphere with a nice bar and good food. also has dartmouth college with a lovely center green, art museum and interesting shops. have fun

Aug 27, 2008
alienor in All New England Archive

lunch sugestions near center sandwich, meredith or wolfeboro n.h.

well, we ended up at mise en place. it was okay, not really great and definitely not a splurge for lunch. i had hoped for something better, but it did satisfy our hunger thanks for all the suggestions

Aug 06, 2008
alienor in All New England Archive

lunch sugestions near center sandwich, meredith or wolfeboro n.h.

hi - doesn't anyone eat lunch in this area? other than the"tturkey farm"u near meredith where we once went and wold not repeat the event there must be some good eateries. please help me,,,

Aug 01, 2008
alienor in All New England Archive

lunch sugestions near center sandwich, meredith or wolfeboro n.h.

i am going to be around the above area on monday and would like to know of a nice place to have lunch. not too expensive, but definitely tasty and a pleasant place to stop. could even be ethnic if there is that sort of dining in that area
tia

Aug 01, 2008
alienor in All New England Archive

help cooking grass fed beef

i bought a standing rib roast from a locally raised grass fed beef. now i am wondering how to properly cook it. the reason that i am hesitant to commit to cooking this piece of meat is that i have already grilled a steak from this animal and we found it very chewy, hard to slice and were disappointed at the lack of juiciness. we had hoped to get a succulent flavorful piece and instead found it lacking in most of the aspects we desire in a steak. so rather than do up the standing rib roast i will put it to you chowhounds to help me make the most of this piece of meat.
i know you can help me to enjoy this locally raised meat.
thanks

Apr 23, 2008
alienor in Home Cooking

help cooking grass fed beef

i bought a standing rib roast from a locally raised grass fed beef. now i am wondering how to properly cook it. the reason that i am hesitant to commit to cooking this piece of meat is that i have already grilled a steak from this animal and we found it very chewy, hard to slice and were disappointed at the lack of juiciness. we had hoped to get a succulent flavorful piece and instead found it lacking in most of the aspects we desire in a steak. so rather than do up the standing rib roast i will put it to you egulleters to help me make the most of this piece of meat.
i know you can help me to enjoy this locally raised meat.
thanks

Apr 23, 2008
alienor in Home Cooking

Fifty Cookbooks [Mark Bittman Would] Rather Not Live Without

wow, just looked at the list and i have 13 of the books. plus many, many others. i really am addicted to cookbooks. when my kitchen was be redone i insisted on having a 6 foot bookcase installed, but now it is full......
i think i must down size or else
alienor

Apr 16, 2008
alienor in Home Cooking

Restaurant suggestions near Nice (Villefranche) and Bordeaux

hi- i am now in nice visiting with my son and his family. i would suggest in nice aphrodite or l"univers. a little further north of nice over rimiez would be parcours. the last is realy a lovely food place with a lovely view . i think you might find its exact location by googling the name
btw, these are not touristy
good luck

Mar 18, 2008
alienor in France

Any good carrot cake recipes?

i am not going to make any comments about recipes-only about the carrots. if you do make the carrot cake, choose california carrots, only. they are much sweeter than canda, michigan or the others. you will really find a difference.
good luck

Mar 18, 2008
alienor in Home Cooking

yuzu in Portland?

i don't know about portland, but i come from new hampshire and can't find it. so last weekend on my way into boston i stopped at a japanese grocery in porter square and bought two bottles. one for me and one for a friend. i would also suggest going on the web to search for internet stores
good luck
alienor

Mar 04, 2008
alienor in All New England Archive

White River Junction/Coffee

hanover had a new cafe open within the last few months. it is umplebys and serves good coffee, scones, pasteries and even panini. try it - t really is nice

Feb 19, 2008
alienor in All New England Archive