Yankee Magazine's November/December Issue Celebrates the Holiday Season
DUBLIN, New Hampshire (October 19, 2010) — Yankee Magazine’s November/December 2010 issue, on newsstands October 26, celebrates New England traditions: holidays strolls, homemade gifts from the kitchen, the best bakeries for made-from-scratch pies, sweet and savory cranberry recipes, and expert tips on how to carve a turkey. Plus, meet four New Englanders who make the world a better place for others, and two guys–Click & Clack, the Tappet Brothers from NPR’s Car Talk show–who dispense advice to the automotively challenged and make us laugh while they’re doing it.
“In this issue you’ll find stories about people and communities who are finding a way to hold on to a way of life that speaks to the best in all of us,” writes editor Mel Allen. “These stories reflect the strengths of this region–community, stubborn resolve, the rituals that bring us together–virtues all worth celebrating.”
Inside the Issue
Feature Stories “Gifts from the Kitchen” — by Annie B. Copps (page 88): Homemade treats burst with flavor and the spirit of the season. More than 10 recipes, plus 5 online bonuses, that are perfect for gift-giving.
“The Big Question” — interviewed by Cindy Anderson (page 96): Tom and Ray Magliozzi–NPR’s beloved “Click & Clack”–tell us how they’ve stayed inspired throughout Car Talk’s 33 years on the air.
“The Sounding Joy” — by Jim Collins (page 100): For its devoted audience, the Christmas Revels tradition, now in its 40th year, is more than entertainment–it’s the merriest way to welcome the holidays.
“Holding On” — by Ben Hewitt (page 104): In the face of formidable economic hurdles, Vermont’s remaining dairy farmers cling to the land and to the work they love.
“Angels Among Us” — by Ian Aldrich (page 114): These four New Englanders are making an extraordinary difference in their communities.