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  • The 20 Most New Englandy Dishes

    The 20 Most New Englandy Dishes

    Imogene Woolcott was Yankee's first food editor and the first mass-media authority on New England cooking. Consider her the Martha Stewart of her day: She anchored daily radio broadcasts over the Yankee Network for First National Stores, wrote her monthly...

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Explore New England

The Yankee Seeker

  • Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    I'm not sure if it's because bunnies eat carrots (and the Easter Bunny is, by name, a bunny) that I associate carrot cake with spring and the Easter holiday, but it seems like the moment I spot a blooming daffodil...

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Gardening in New England

  • Make a Stump Planter

    Make a Stump Planter

    Do you have an old stump or log from a fallen tree on your property? Why not use nature as your inspiration and turn it into a stump planter. The nutrients in the decaying log will help your plants grow...

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Best of New England

  • Best Sheep and Wool Festivals in New England

    Best Sheep and Wool Festivals in New England

    Late spring is the season when New England sheep get their hair cut, and celebrations have sprung up all across the region to make a festive occasion of the event, sometimes with food, crafts, games, historical actors, competitions, and (of course)...

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New England Guest Blog

The Crafty Yankee

  • Make Easter Chick Cupcake Toppers

    Make Easter Chick Cupcake Toppers

    Easter is like many holidays where family and friends gather to celebrate with festivities and food.   These Easter Chick Cupcake Toppers can be placed on cupcakes, muffins, or hot cross buns but I used them for cupcake toppers.  These...

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Outdoor Adventures

Behind the Scenes

  • Recipe Testing at Yankee Publishing

    Recipe Testing at Yankee Publishing

    One of the great perks of working at Yankee Publishing is the occasional opportunity to help the food editors with recipe testing—followed by taste testing, and rating the recipes. There’s a sense of fun and adventure in trying out recipes...

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Just Looking: New England Art

  • The Last Blog Post | Just Looking Signs Off

    The Last Blog Post | Just Looking Signs Off

    This will be the final posting of Just Looking, the New England art blog I have been writing here on the Yankee website since 2008. I will miss the opportunity to share visual experiences online, but I will continue to...

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Home Again

  • Our Favorite Off-the-Beaten-Track Antique Shop

    Our Favorite Off-the-Beaten-Track Antique Shop

    I'm going to let you in on a little secret today. It's a vintage/antique shop in a town you've probably never visited, and it's wonderful—not just for its inventory, which is well curated, but for its prices. They are easily...

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Cooking New England

  • American Potato Salad

    American Potato Salad

    Can you believe summer is unofficially here?!? With Memorial Day behind us, it's time to start thinking about cookouts, grilling outside, and enjoying the nice weather. It's also the time of year when impromptu get-togethers start popping up on patios...

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Made in New England

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