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Snow Fun in NH

Welcome to the NH.com Snow Fun Page and welcome to winter in New Hampshire! The air is icy and the trees are a bare! There are many fun things to do in the winter in New Hampshire including skiing, sledding, ice skating and romantic sleigh rides.

NH Sled Hill Map | NH Ice Skate, & Sleigh Ride Map
Winter Recipes | Winter Activities


NH Sled Hill Map

Click on a Snowflake image for more information about each sledding hill. Information is provided by NH.com fans and users. If you would like your favorite sledding hill added, or if you would like to add more description to a listed hill, email: jjordan@nh.com.

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NH Ice Skate, & Sleigh Ride Map

New Hampshire ski slopes are among the best in the states and with plenty of freshly made snow and there are plenty of advanced and beginner trails. Strap on your ice skates and find a local ice rink or hockey rink. Whether it's a big arena or small pond, you can bet that when the temperature falls below freezing an ice skating rink is where you want to be. Click on a ice skates image for more information about each ice skating location. A romantic NH sleigh ride is the perfect way to compliment a weekend of skiing, snowboarding or other winter adventures in New Hampshire. Click on a mittens image for more information about each sleigh ride attraction location.

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NH Ice Skating location list

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NH Sleigh Ride list

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Winter Recipes

Do you have a warm winter recipe you would like to share? Email ingredients and instructions to jjordan@nh.com!

Eggnog

Ingredients
6 eggs
3 cups milk
8 tablespoons sugar
3 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
¼ tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. clove

Directions
1. In a large bowl, beat the eggs using an electric beater.
2. Add milk & sugar.
3. Continue beating until mixture thickens slightly.
4. Add in the vanilla, cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg.
5. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled (at least 3 hours).

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Ingredients
2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken cut into 1 inch pieces
2 chicken bouillon cubes
14 oz can chicken broth
2 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp poultry season
2 celery ribs, cut into 1 inch pieces
6 small carrots cut into 1 inch chunks

Biscuits:
2 cups Bisquick
1/2 cup plus 1 tbsp. milk

Directions
1. Place chicken in slow cooker. 
2. Dissolve bouillon in broth in a small bowl and add to chicken. 
3. Add salt, pepper and poultry seasoning. 
4. Spread celery and carrots over top. 
5. Cover and cook on high 3 to 4 hours, then on low 4-6 hours.
6. Combine biscuit ingredients in bowl until just moistened. 
7. Drop by tablespoons over steaming chicken. 
8. Cover and cook on high 35 minutes to and hour more. 
9. Do not remove lid while dumplings are cooking. 
10. Serve immediately.

Light Fruit Cake

Ingredients
1 lb. (3 c.) whole maraschino cherries
3/4 lb. (2 1/4 c.) cubed pineapple in syrup
1/4 lb. (1 c.) dried cranberries
3/4 c. (3 c.) favorite nut if desired
1/2 c. sifted flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. lemon extract
1/3 c. milk
1 (17 oz.) pkg. white cake mix
2 eggs

Directions

1. Mix fruits, pecans brown sugar and flour; set aside.
2. Add salt, lemon extract, cinnamon and milk to cake mix. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes.
3. Blend in eggs, one at a time; beat 2 minutes.
4. Mix in fruits by hand. Pour into WELL GERASED 10" springform pan.
5. Bake in 275 degree oven for 2 1/2 hours.
6. Cool 15 minutes; remove cake from pan and cool.

Boxed-Cake Yule Log Recipe

Ingredients
1 pkg (510 g) Cake Mix (any flavor)
(water, vegetable oil, eggs, as called for on cake mix box)
Powdered sugar
1 cup whipping cream
2 tbsp sugar
1 tub frosting (any chocolate or vanilla flavor)
Optional Decorations: Green pistachio nuts, cranberries, cherries, leaves.

Directions
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper.
3. Prepare cake mix as directed on package. Pour batter into pan; spread evenly.
4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
5. Place on cooling rack for 5 minutes.
6. Flip pan over onto another sheet of parchment paper or tea towel sprinkled with powdered sugar.
7. Peel back top parchment.
8. While hot, carefully roll cake and parchment lengthwise into a long roll. Cool on cooling rack for at least 30 minutes.
9. Beat cream and sugar until soft & fluffy.
10. Unroll cake (if it cracks, don't worry; nothing will show once roll is frosted). Spread whipped cream filling over cake.
11. Re-roll cake using parchment to help. Chill at least one hour.
12. For tree-branch stumps, cut off a 2-inch diagonal slice from one end of rolled cake. 13. Attach stump to one log side using frosting as glue.
14. Frost cake with remaining frosting. Make fork strokes in frosting to look like tree bark.
15. Decorate with nuts, cranberries, cherries, leaves.

Cranberry Bread-Pudding

Ingredients
10 slices whole grain white bread, cut into cubes
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup dried cranberries
6 eggs, beaten
3/4 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups hot milk (160 degrees F/71 degrees C)
1 pinch both ground nutmeg & ground clove

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
2. Lightly butter one 2 quart baking dish.
3. Combine bread cubes, butter, cinnamon and cranberries; mix well and place in baking dish.
4. Beat together the eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt.
5. Add milk, mix well and pour over bread cubes.
6. Sprinkle with nutmeg and clove. 7. Bake for 25 minutes.

NH Winter Activities

Ski NH

New Hampshire Ski Events and News

New Hampshire's Ski areas often feature special events in addition to their regular classes and schedules. The Ski NH event list highlights the special events hosted by New Hampshire ski hills, snowmobile clubs and cross country trails. Plus, find a ski location near you, and read news fron the slopes!

NH Pick Your OwnTree Farms

Welcome to New Hampshire winter! Hope you brought some extra mittens! The granite state is lush with proud, lovely evergreens. Pick-you-own Christmas tree this month and fill your home with the wonderful fresh pine scent!
Pick Your Own Christmas Trees
NH Holiday Craft Fairs

NH Holiday Craft Fairs

Enjoy local artisan holiday shopping in the Granite State!

Holiday Song Trivia

Guess the titles and lines from popular holiday songs with this fun vocabulary game! You may need to break out the dictionary for this one!


Trivia Questions: Rounds 1 & 2

Trivia Answers: Rounds 1 & 2
TriviaSingers

Coloring Pages

Click on an image below for a large, printable version for coloring!


Holly

Snowman

Decoration
   

Sleigh

Gift

Bear



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