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Meet the Savor Our Seasons Writer

Meet Liza Drew, The Savor Our Seasons Writer: I grew up in the tiny town of Francestown New Hampshire, where I started cooking by standing on a chair so that I could reach the counter. My parents always placed a great deal of importance on preparing and enjoying food. I remember my dad telling me […]

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Savor Our Seasons: Rhubarb

By Liza Drew, Keene State College Dietetic Intern Flavorful fact: Though the stalks of rhubarb can be made into delicious desserts, the leaves are poisonous to humans. The leaves, however, can be used to make a natural pesticide for your garden by boiling them down and adding a splash of dish detergent. June is an […]

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Rhubarb Fool

•    1 1/2 pounds rhubarb, trimmed and sliced 1/2 inch thick (about 4 cups or 1 pound prepped) •    1/2 cup honey •    2 tablespoons finely chopped candied ginger •    1/2 vanilla bean, split •    Pinch of sea salt •    3/4 cup heavy cream •    1 tablespoon granulated sugar   Candied Rhubarb Strips •    1 […]

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Savor Our Seasons: Asparagus

By Liza Drew, Keene State College Dietetic Intern  Flavorful fact: Under ideal conditions, an asparagus spear can grow 10 inches in 24 hours! May is a busy month of planting for local farmers, though harvesting is still light. One early crop that can be enjoyed in May is asparagus. Though it takes asparagus about 2 […]

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Asparagus with Soft Scrambled Eggs

Ingredients: 1 pound asparagus 4 local eggs 2 tbsp. milk 2 tbsp. butter Parmesan or other hard cheese Salt and pepper Fresh chives Preparation: Preheat oven to warm. Break ends off of asparagus by bending them gently until they snap. Set the tender ends aside pointing the same direction. In a small bowl, beat the […]

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Savor Our Seasons: Radishes

By Liza Drew, Keene State College Dietetic Intern Flavorful Fact: Radishes are one of the earliest spring crops, taking less than 30 days to grow. The name radish is Greek for “fast appearing.” As the ground slowly thaws and the sun begins to warm the soil, April is an exciting month for early planting. Radishes, […]

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New Feature: Savor Our Seasons

By Liza Drew, Keene State College Dietetic Intern Flavorful Fact: Kale is one of the heartiest vegetables and can be harvested all winter long if protected from the snow with mulch or hay. Though winter may not bring New Hampshire’s most plentiful harvest of fruits and vegetables, with a little creativity, this season can be […]

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