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The Yankee Seeker

  • Tomato Soup Cake | Yankee Recipe Archives (1978)

    Tomato Soup Cake | Yankee Recipe Archives (1978)

    To celebrate Yankee‘s 80th anniversary in 2015, The Yankee Seeker will spend the year cooking and baking from the vast and colorful Yankee Magazine recipe archives. Will the retro results hold up to today’s tastes? We can’t wait to find...

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Gardening in New England

  • Make a Mini Greenhouse with Recycled Items

    Make a Mini Greenhouse with Recycled Items

    We all have a few small, clear plastic cartons with lids hanging around—you know the ones—those clamshell containers that are designed to hold salads and take-out meals. Some are meant to be disposable, while others are intended for reuse, and...

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Best of New England

  • Best Nurseries | 2014 Home

    Best Nurseries | 2014 Home & Garden Awards

    Whether it's roses, peonies, perennials, houseplants, or shrubs you're searching for, it's the garden centers and nurseries that help make your dreams a blooming reality. Here are the winners for best nurseries in Yankee Magazine's 2014 Home & Garden Awards. BEST...

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New England is Delicious

  • Spring Pea Soup with Shrimp Dumplings

    Spring Pea Soup with Shrimp Dumplings

    This elegant soup is inspired by a classic Chinese dish, shrimp and snow peas, but the preparation will please any frugal New Englander. Every ingredient is fully consumed and nothing is wasted. You make a broth with shrimp and some...

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New England Guest Blog

  • Portland Symphony Orchestra| 90 Years in Photos

    Portland Symphony Orchestra| 90 Years in Photos

    When the Amateur Strand Symphony Orchestra formed in 1924, they rejected the name “Portland Symphony Orchestra” because they felt it was “too imposing for this tenuous new adventure.” Over the course of 90 years, the group has grown into that...

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The Crafty Yankee

  • Stamped Cookies

    Stamped Cookies

    May Day and Mother's Day are perfect opportunities to try this "food as art" project called Stamped Cookies. In essence, they are shortbread cookies imprinted with a rubber stamp. There are "official" cookie stamps that you can buy, which cost extra and create...

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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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Outdoor Adventures

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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