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    Peterborough Artist’s work finds new home

    Peterborough Artist’s work finds new home

      New England College donates Nora Unwin’s collection to the Monadnock Center New England College and the Monadnock Center for History and Culture are pleased to announce that the Nora S. Unwin Collection has found a new home at the Monadnock Center in Peterborough through a donation from the College to the Center. In the […]

    By September 23, 2022 Read More →
    Corn Fritters

    Corn Fritters

    Nothing is like fresh New Hampshire corn in August! Try this recipe for Corn Fritters, another way to enjoy this annual treat.   Corn Fritters 3 large eggs, separated 1/2 cup cream or half-and-half 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 cups fresh corn kernels (about 12 ears corn) About 1 cup lard […]

    By August 23, 2022 Read More →
    Potatoes Colcannon

    Potatoes Colcannon

    Each fall, the Phoenix Mill House is open for hearth cooking days when visitors can sample foods that Mrs. Prescott prepares over the open fire. Historic cookbooks are the source for all of our recipes including this one for Potatoes Colcannon. Since cooking measurements were not standardized until the 1890s, preparing these historic dishes can […]

    By August 16, 2022 Read More →
    Sumac Tea

    Sumac Tea

    In our second installment of historic recipes celebrating NH Eats Local month, we dare you to be adventurous and use a local shrub to make a delicious tart tea. Mrs. Prescott serves Sumac Tea in the Phoenix Mill House. Her guests find it a refreshing summer drink that tastes somewhat like lemonade. Staghorn sumac (Rhus […]

    By August 9, 2022 Read More →
    August is Eat Local Month

    August is Eat Local Month

    August is NH Eats Local Month! To inspire your local eating, we have selected some tried and tested Phoenix Mill House recipes using ingredients that are fresh from the garden. This week, try a different way to eat up all those cukes with Mrs. Prescott’s recipe for Fried Cucumbers. Up until the mid-19th century most […]

    By August 2, 2022 Read More →

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