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  • Grafton, Vermont | A Quiet and Cozy Winter Town

    Grafton, Vermont | A Quiet and Cozy Winter Town

    For many New Englanders, winter weekends are ripe for outdoor athletics like skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and (on occasion) snow shoveling, but for others (myself included) they're perfect for quiet activities like relaxing, reading, eating, and playing fiercely competitive games of...

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The Crafty Yankee

  • Plaster of Paris Hearts | Valentine

    Plaster of Paris Hearts | Valentine’s Day Project

    Plaster of Paris is not a medium that I've worked with before, so I was curious to see how this Valentine's Day project would turn out.  I envisioned hearts made of plaster to which various embellishments could be added for decoration. The...

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Best of New England

  • Best Diners in New England

    Best Diners in New England

    New England is the birthplace of the American diner. It’s also where diners and diner cuisine have developed most fully over the years. From the lunch wagons of 1870s Providence, Rhode Island, to the gleaming steel-and-glass palaces of today, New...

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The Yankee Seeker

Gardening in New England

  • 4 Different Ways to Display Houseplants

    4 Different Ways to Display Houseplants

    Here are 4 different ways to display houseplants for added interest! Driftwood: Driftwood is soft and lightweight, making it easy to carve with a basic kitchen knife. Air plants can be easily tucked into carved out notches. A piece of driftwood...

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New England is Delicious

  • Perfect Roast Chicken

    Perfect Roast Chicken

    We have been getting so much enthusiastic feedback from our readers about Marjorie Druker's roast chicken recipe, which ran in the November/December 2014 issue, that we've decided to bring it to you here in a step-by-step format. The recipe is...

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New England Guest Blog

  • Have You Found Your Calling?

    Have You Found Your Calling?

    Do you ever stop and wonder what it is that you were put on this earth to do? I think we probably all have at some point. As a reporter, I meet a lot of people, many of whom are doing...

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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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