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18th-Century Purity Farms at the Hall Homestead

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Paul and Jo-Ann Desrochers grow vegetables, peaches, plums, and nectarines, but they have a special love of heirloom... Read More »

Yankee‘s Best Lost and Vintage Recipes

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Recipes tell a story. Not in the familiar sense–there are no plot points in the ingredients list, no... Read More »

A Tart and a Riot

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First, on the matter of last week’s ricotta tart, I did make it and the reviews were mixed.... Read More »

Alyson’s Orchard

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At this hilltop orchard in southwestern New Hampshire, you’ll find more than 50 apple varieties in neat rows,... Read More »

Aroostook Gingerbread Puffs

Aroostook Gingerbread Puffs

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Best Holiday Craft Fairs in New England

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Holiday craft fairs fill the weekends between Halloween and Christmas at churches, community centers, schools, and function halls... Read More »

Chatham Pier Fish Market

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Served in takeout containers, this chowder puts on no airs. But it has incredible fresh-from-the-sea flavor, a hint... Read More »

Chicken Waldorf Salad

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Yesterday it felt like summer, today it’s back to early spring. My appetite goes all over the map... Read More »

Chocolate-Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

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Chocolate–Date Brownie Bars

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Cider: The Other White Wine

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One of the upsides to our recent trip to Montreal was the chance to stock up on some... Read More »

Cookies through the Decades | 18 Recipes from the 1930s to 2010s

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18 Recipes from the 1930s to 2010s Here at Yankee, we’ve been making Christmas cookies for more than... Read More »

Cranberry–Honey Walnut Drops

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Easter Sweets

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We have a holiday-intensive life, celebrating Passover at home and with my husband’s family, and Easter with my... Read More »

Editor’s Choice Food Awards 2013

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Yankee Magazine’s Senior Lifestyle Editor Amy Traverso, gives a sneak peek at some of the Editor’s Choice Food... Read More »

Encyclopedia of Fall: O is for Orchard

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‘Ashmead’s Kernel’, ‘Roxbury Russet’, ‘Belle de Boskoop’, ‘Pink Pearl’, ‘Winter Banana’ … The names of antique and rare... Read More »

Farmer Brown’s Farm Stand

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Farmer Bob Brown and his wife, Kathy, have found their true calling in the chowder they serve at... Read More »

Federal-Style Farmhouse in Vermont Inspires Reinvention

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An unfinished farmhouse inspires expat empty-nesters to reinvent themselves in the Green Mountains. There was nothing about Peter... Read More »

First RV Vacation in Maine: ‘Take Wide Turns’

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I’m standing in the parking lot of a large RV dealership south of Boston, notebook in hand, scribbling... Read More »

Foraging for Beach Plums

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Jason Bond is striking out. Leading a small team through the dunes in Westport, Massachusetts, cluster-bombed by mosquitoes... Read More »

Fresh From the Orchard: New England Apples

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Few New England seasons are sweeter than the apple harvest. Celebrate with apple recipes from Yankee lifestyle editor... Read More »

Galleria Umberto | Local Flavor

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The North End is Boston’s Little Italy, a narrow web of streets where fifth-generation families and twenty­­something professionals... Read More »

Gifts You’ll Love (To Buy and Receive)

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The sidewalks of Harvard Square are bustling on this overcast early-December day. Frigid temperatures have everyone moving at... Read More »

Gluten-Free Cornmeal Thumbprint Cookies

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Gluten-Free Pine-Nut Macaroons

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Go Fish | Community-supported Fishery in Gloucester

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Gloucester’s inner harbor pays no mind to the picturesque. It’s a working Massachusetts port, a saguaro-shaped inlet bordered... Read More »

Gould Hill Farm

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Possibly the most beautiful orchard view in New England, with vistas as far as the White Mountains. When... Read More »