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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 »

How Do You Make Sour Cream? | Yankee Kitchen

How Do You Make Sour Cream? | Yankee Kitchen

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I have many recipes that call for sour cream. Is this cream that has been soured or the... 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 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 Repot an African Violet | Gardening Advice

How to Repot an African Violet | Gardening Advice

2 votes, 1.50 avg. rating (46% 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

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

Recipe Substitutes for Buttermilk | Yankee Kitchen

Recipe Substitutes for Buttermilk | Yankee Kitchen

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  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 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 Difference Between Rind and Zest | Yankee Kitchen

The Difference Between 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 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 »

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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