January/February 2012 Issue -- 43 Reasons to Love Winter
In the Food section, Yankee’s lifestyle editor Amy Traverso dishes up savory pies filled with meats, cheeses and winter veggies—the perfect hearty treats for chilly days (page 58). In “Best Cook in Town,” Simona Pozzetto bakes challah, a traditional braided bread served on special occasions (page 66). In the column “Homegrown,” writer David Dadekian shares how savoring Rhode Island’s Matunuck oysters is one sweet way to promote local aquaculture (page 68).
“Here in New England: Caretaker of the Clock” — by Howard Mansfield (page 14): Seventy-three year-old Hancock, New Hampshire, resident Bob Fogg has taken care of the town clock for forty-six years, winding it 168 cranks once per week, and making repairs when needed. He’s an example of what keeps small towns working.
“A Hard Place to Grow Deer” — by Jim Collins (page 19): Northern Maine is a severe habitat for deer in the winter due to an increasingly challenging biological and ecological reality.
“Only in New England” —by Justin Shatwell (page 22): The yarn bomber movement in Northampton, Massachusetts, continues a trend started in Houston, Texas, where knitters create adornments for public objects such as (but not limited to) tree trunks, parking meters, and statues.
“The Best 5: X-Country Ski Trails” — by David Goodman (page 25): Vermont author David Goodman, whose newest book is Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast: 50 Classic Ski Tours in New England and New York, uses his vast Nordic expertise to name the best cross-county ski trails in New England.
“Knowledge & Wisdom” — by Ian Aldrich (page 28): Tim O’Neil, who operates Team O’Neil Rally School & Car Control Center in Dalton, New Hampshire, shares his winter driving tips.
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