Yankee's September/October Issue Celebrates Fall Foliage in New England
In Travel, “Driver’s Delight,” by Michael Blanding (p. 36), explores fall’s most scenic byway, Vermont’s Route 100. The “Adventure” column takes in the White Mountains from a whole new perspective: cruising the forest canopy via zipline.
The Home section features a couple from Rockport, Maine, who rehabbed their 1840 Greek Revival in “The Boatbuilder’s House,” by Ian Aldrich (page 50). “New England’s Finest” showcases eco-friendly and practical necessities for back-to-college students (page 60). Turn acorns into decorative magnets and adornments on napkin rings in “Inspired Ideas” (page 62). Find out how to transform unused eaves into clean and practical storage areas in “How’d They Do That?” (page 64). “Antiques & Collectibles” examines the life and photographs of Bradford Washburn, founder of Boston’s Museum of Science (page 66).
In the Food section, “From Orchard to Table” (page 72) offers delicious and surprising recipes for apples. Also in this issue, Teresa Scenna, Yankee’s “Best Cook in Town,” shows her Italian heritage by sharing her favorite recipes for cheese balls and tomato sauce (page 80), and locally grown wheat is the featured ingredient in “Homegrown” (page 82).
“Here in New England,” by Philip Conkling (page 16): Maine’s Monhegan Island maintains a strict lobstering tradition unlike anywhere else on the Maine coast. Trap Day, on October 1, means it’s time to go lobstering again.
“First Light,” by Jim Collins (page 22): Each year, hundreds of volunteers watch and count the number of raptors that fly southward over New England during the fall migration season.
“Best 5 Fall Camping Spots,” by Carol Cambo (page 30): Yankee names the top five places to pitch a tent or park an RV during the height of autumn color.
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