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Best Cook: Pickling Recipes

3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Verna Soini’s plump hands are stained red from the beets she’s peeling as she prepares her favorite relish.... Read More »

Best Cook: Prizewinning Blueberry Pie

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

When Mary Blenk was 8, she joined 4-H–not for the animals but for the cooking. “We did a... Read More »

Best Cook: Star-Spangled Berry Pie

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Helene Harbage’s fingers nimbly pick over the quart of raspberries, selecting only the plumpest, most perfect of the... Read More »

Best Cook: Strawberries

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

For four precious weeks in early summer, strawberries by the ton come up out of Maxwell’s strawberry fields,... Read More »

Best Cook: The Cake Lady

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In the town of Madison, New Hampshire, if you’re getting married, you’d better hope you’re related to (or... Read More »

Best Cook: The Politics of Pork

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If you ask Roger Andrey how he pronounces his name, his international past emerges. “It’s Roh-zhay Ahn-dray,” he’ll... Read More »

Best Cook: The Queen of Pudding

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

Find 10 more traditional New England pudding recipes. Tinky Weisblat is sitting at her kitchen table, piled high... Read More »

Best Cook: The Turnip King

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Try his recipe for turnip creme brulee, yes, creme brulee, too. “I’m a foodie — I love to... Read More »

Best Cook: World Champion Chili

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Jerry Buma, the 2007 International Chili Society World’s Champion, lives in Northbridge, Massachusetts, in a house his grandfather... Read More »

Best Dog

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We are all excited about the passing of this winter in particular because of an ice storm that... Read More »

Blackberry Jelly | Jelly Recipe from the Best Cook

2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

On a warm August day, Ruth Feeney’s kitchen is fragrant with fresh blackberries. She’s making jelly from the... Read More »

Blizzard of 1888

Blizzard of 1888

10 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (89% score)

Excerpt from “He’s Still Burried in the Blizzard of ’88,” Yankee Magazine, September 1988 The Blizzard of 1888... Read More »

Blue Heaven

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On hot mornings like this one, I start early when it’s still (relatively) cool. Last weekend, I planted... Read More »

Buried in Snow

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There is so much snow here now that Mayday, my 20-pound schnauzer, can walk on the crust of... Read More »

Celebrating a 250-Year-Old House | Mary’s Farm

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The rise of the fields’ soft curves, the seasons of the hay, the broad reach of the old... Read More »

Celebrating the Fourth in the Cemetery

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Around here, we have our choices of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July. In the town next... Read More »

Chicken Pie Recipe Revealed!

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At the very end of my book, Saturday Beans and Sunday Suppers: Kitchen Stories from Mary’s Farm, I... Read More »

Christmas Cards | Mary’s Farm

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My mother’s favorite part of the Christmas season was the exchange of cards. “It’s the one time of... Read More »

Clark’s Trading Post | Bear Show in Lincoln, New Hampshire

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

In the ring at Clark’s Trading Post, a six-foot seven-inch, 440-pound black bear named Pemi stands up like... Read More »

Classic: Making Maple Syrup

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From Yankee Magazine March 1999 March 1998: It is just after noon and the air is bright with... Read More »

Classic: The Killing of Karen Wood

3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

From Yankee Magazine November 1989 On the morning of November 15, 1988, Dr. Kevin Wood had rarely felt... Read More »

CLASSIC: Turtles Studies by David Carroll

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Video: Interview with David Carroll Excerpt: David Carroll’s new book, Following the Water Yankee Class from June 1993... Read More »

Coronation Chicken and Summer Pudding | Recipes from the Best Cook

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

In Italy, she watched the waiter slipping a peach from its skin before her 8-year-old eyes… In Portugal,... Read More »

Cote’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream | The Best Darned Ice Cream In the Whole State of Maine

Cote’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream | The Best Darned Ice Cream In the Whole State of Maine

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Three years ago, the Cote family, who own one of the largest dairies in southern Maine, had a... Read More »

Deer Strike

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This past Sunday I was slated to do a program in Kennebunkport with my friend, the author Carolyn... Read More »

Dilemma at Town Meeting

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Last week we had our annual town meeting here in this town of 885 registered voters. New England... Read More »

Dishes at Cogswell’s Grant | Recipes from the Best Cook

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One day in 1966, Al and Caroline Craig walked down the road to pick strawberries at Cogswell’s Grant,... Read More »



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