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Beyond The Fritter Blog

A Moment of Reflection

By Jennifer | December 13, 2020 |

As the days grow colder, and the sun sets earlier and earlier on the farm, it is hard not to reflect on this past year and begin to embrace the joys and sorrows of 2020.Although this year has proven to be difficult due to the pandemic, one thing we know for certain is that the…

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East Hill Farm Activities

Six Farm Workouts to Accompany Your Farm Stay

By Jennifer | August 22, 2020 |

Ding! Ding! Ding! The bell rings and it is time for another wholesome, hearty meal accompanied by those delicious fritters! There is no doubt that the food in the dining room is welcoming and oh so filling. So after a few days, how guests fit yet another serving into their bellies? Better yet, how can…

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A Year at Silver Lake

By Jennifer | July 7, 2020 |

Many of our summer guests are familiar with our small property on Silver Lake in Harrisville. Located about 20 minutes away from the Inn, it is one of three Silver Lakes in New Hampshire. As its name implies, the lake is so clear you can see straight to the bottom, at least until you get…

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Farm Fare: Maple Glazed Corned Beef

By Jennifer | May 15, 2020 |

The lunch buffet featuring corned beef is one of the most popular meals at East Hill Farm. When Mark is serving up this delicious meat, he is often asked how he prepares it and what the secret is to this famous dish. It is quite simple. There are only a few steps and you may…

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Farm Fare: Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Jennifer | April 8, 2020 |

It’s time to make some East Hill Farm chocolate chip cookies!! Gather your kids and these ingredients. Soon your home will be filled with the scent of these delicious treats. Ingredients ½ cup butter 1/2 cup margarine 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup granulated white sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs ½ tsp salt…

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East Hill Farm Spring Moos

By Jennifer | February 16, 2020 |

East Hill Farm Spring Moos Think spring! East Hill Farm’s barnyard is hopping with baby bunnies and 10 new lambs. Kid goats will begin to be born in late February and piglets are expected in April. Chirping chicks will be arriving throughout the spring months. The farmers have been very busy keeping everyone warm and…

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Adventures in our Backyard: A winter ascent of Mt. Monadnock

By Jennifer | January 15, 2020 |

They say, “do what makes you feel alive”… Mount Monadnock sees about 125,000 hikers each year. It’s said to be the most hiked mountain in North America, quite the claim to fame for a peak that’s just over 3,000ft. I was six years old the first time I climbed to the top – 20 years…

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East Hill Farm Cookie Tour

Farm Fare: Sweet n’ Salted Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies

By Jennifer | December 14, 2019 |

We just wrapped up the 15th annual Currier & Ives Cookie Tour. It was a smashing success. 15 local inns, historical societies, and businesses participated in the tour. Each stop featured a holiday cookie, beverage and recipe card. This year at East Hill Farm, Mark baked hundreds of Sweet n’ Salted Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies. The…

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Lemon Squares sitting on a plate for dessert at East Hill Farm

Farm Fare: Lemon Squares

By Jennifer | July 20, 2019 |

Nothing says “summertime” like a plate of bright, yellow lemon squares! This EHF staff favorite is the perfect summertime dessert. Just gather these simple ingredients: 1 cup flour ¼ cup powdered sugar ½ cup butter 2 eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 2 ½ tbs. fresh lemon juice ½ tsp baking powder Dash of salt Additional…

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Black welsh mountain sheep with horns looking at the camera at East Hill Farm

Black Welsh Mountain Sheep

By Jennifer | June 9, 2019 |

Baa Baa Black Sheep…..As many of you know East Hill Farm takes pride in our work with The Livestock Conservancy to help and maintain threatened breeds of livestock. Some of these breeds include Kerry cows, San Clemente goats, Tamworth pigs and Santa Cruz sheep. We still have some of these breeds and some we do…

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