May-June 2016

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Portsmouth's cherry trees are tribute to Peace Treaty

Cherry trees flower in New Hampshire as a living memorial to the Portsmouth Peace Treaty and citizen diplomacy.

Orchard Ladders and Perry Pears

Catch the flavors of summer with these seafood recipes

One of this season’s joys is the freshest fish and shellfish.

Landscape painters Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansaricq

A Jackson couple is reviving the lovely style of the Hudson River and White Mountain Schools of landscape painting.

Lobster, Peas and Pasta

A little lobster goes a long way in this splurge seafood dish

Nurturing a historic seacoast family garden

Cynthia Hosmer is the inspired and dedicated steward of the fabulous Seacoast garden cultivated by her mother-in-law, Marion Hosmer.

The evolution of a notable landscape

A grandson and his wife brought new life to the turn-of-the-twentieth-century landscape of Charles Adams Platt, who designed many of the Cornish Colony’s most distinguished homes and gardens, among other notable commissions throughout the country.

Fried Calamari

The secret to delicious and fried squid is letting it sit buttermilk for hours before frying.

How to create your own bouquets and centerpieces

Piscataqua Garden Club members created double works of art: arranging flowers in vessels by New Hampshire potters.

Large Shrimp, Amalfi Style

An Italian recipe for shrimp inspired for the Amalfi coast in Italy

Cultivating a love of lilacs

Meet some Granite Staters who are wild about lilacs, New Hampshire’s state flower.

Cast-Iron-Pan-Seared Sea Scallops

The secret to achieving a nice seared crust on sea scallops is a big and well-seasoned cast-iron pan.

An antique house with a modern breezeway

A two-season breezeway is transformed into a warm and welcoming center for cooking, entertaining and living.

Seafood Sundaes made with Scallops, Shrimp and Crabmeat

The best thing is that the dish can be made ahead of time, and is a great starter for a breezy summer supper or special occasion.

Where to buy fresh seafood and lobster

Where to buy live lobster and find other locally sourced fresh seafood
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