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Boston Cream Pie | A Pie in Cake’s Clothing

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Yankee Classic: January 1983 Never was there a more enigmatic piece of pastry. To start with, as almost... Read More »

Fiber in Vegetable Skin | Yankee Kitchen

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I want to give my family the fiber that is good for us, but I don’t like the... Read More »

Garlic Substitutes |Yankee Kitchen

Garlic Substitutes |Yankee Kitchen

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I have many recipes that call for garlic. Unfortunately, my family and I are allergic to garlic. Can... Read More »

How Do You Make Sour Cream? | Yankee Kitchen

How Do You Make Sour Cream? | Yankee Kitchen

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

I have many recipes that call for sour cream. Is this cream that has been soured or the... Read More »

How Long Do Seeds Last?

How Long Do Seeds Last?

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Before I buy new seeds, I’d like to know if I can use the ones I have left... Read More »

How To Chill Wine Quickly | Yankee Kitchen

How To Chill Wine Quickly | Yankee Kitchen

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  Can you tell me how to chill wine quickly? Sticking the bottle of white in a bucket... Read More »

How to Choose Fresh Mushrooms

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Photo/Art by Brenda Darroch Please settle a dispute: my friend says the best mushroom caps are the ones... Read More »

How to Cook Asparagus | Yankee Kitchen

How to Cook Asparagus | Yankee Kitchen

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Q: My mother taught me how to cook asparagus by boiling it for half an hour or so... Read More »

How to Freeze Shrimp | Yankee Kitchen

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  How to Freeze Cooked Shrimp If you want to freeze shrimp that has been cooked, pick the... Read More »

How to Make Thick & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

How to Make Thick & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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  I want to make thick & chewy chocolate chip cookies , not ones that are thin and... Read More »

How to Repot an African Violet | Gardening Advice

How to Repot an African Violet | Gardening Advice

5 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (63% score)

My prize African violet is large and lush and looks as if it wants to outgrow the pot... Read More »

How to Tell if a Lobster is Fresh | Yankee Kitchen

How to Tell if a Lobster is Fresh | Yankee Kitchen

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

The best way to tell “fresh” among live lobsters is to look for the liveliest. They get lethargic... Read More »

Is There a Difference Between Dressing and Stuffing?

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Is there a difference between dressing and stuffing? And which is best? With all precincts reporting, it’s “stuffing”... Read More »

Perfect Pumpkin Pie | Knowledge & Wisdom

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For pumpkin-pie crust with absolutely maximal crispitude, you can’t beat the last-minute-assembly method in which you bake the... Read More »

Recipe Substitutes for Buttermilk | Yankee Kitchen

Recipe Substitutes for Buttermilk | Yankee Kitchen

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

  Old-fashioned recipes for quick breads and pancakes call for buttermilk, a product we rarely have on hand... Read More »

Salmon Dinner from the Bathtub | Yankee Classic Article

Salmon Dinner from the Bathtub | Yankee Classic Article

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I will spare you the details of the misunderstanding. Suffice it to say that the project really began... Read More »

Salvage Transforms Old Houses

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There’s a huge granite millstone paving the way to the front door of Skinner Mill, the house in... Read More »

Scallop Preparation Tips | Yankee Kitchen

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  I’ve heard that you should not wash scallops? Is that true? Can you offer other scallop preparation... Read More »

Stretching Exercises for Your Lobster Dinner

Stretching Exercises for Your Lobster Dinner

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Don’t be intimidated by the high cost of owning your own lobster. With the following recipes, one good-sized... Read More »

The Difference Between Lemon Rind and Zest | Yankee Kitchen

The Difference Between Lemon Rind and Zest | Yankee Kitchen

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I have two cake recipes that seem quite similar, but one calls for lemon rind and the other... Read More »

The Difference Between Light Brown Sugar and Dark Brown Sugar | Yankee Kitchen

The Difference Between Light Brown Sugar and Dark Brown Sugar | Yankee Kitchen

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  Many recipes call for “brown sugar” without specifying light or dark. Is there a difference between light... Read More »

The Secret to Crisp Pumpkin Pie Crust | Yankee Kitchen

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Is there a way to make pumpkin pie that has a nice, crisp bottom crust? I don’t mean... Read More »

What is Blend Cream | Yankee Kitchen

What is Blend Cream | Yankee Kitchen

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I have a recipe for Nova Scotia Chowder that calls for “4 cups of blend cream 10 percent.”... Read More »

Why Didn’t My Poinsettia Plants Turn Red? | Gardening Advice

Why Didn’t My Poinsettia Plants Turn Red? | Gardening Advice

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A year ago last spring, I put two healthy (still red) poinsettias in my garden. In the fall,... Read More »

Wine Substitutions in Cooking | Yankee Kitchen

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A lot of recipes call for wine — “red wine,” “port wine,” “white wine.” what kind do I... Read More »



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