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November/December 2006 Issue Archive

A Bundle of Toys

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What child doesn’t, at some point, want a pet for Christmas? This year, surprise the kids with an... Read More »

A Pilgrim Primer

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English Separatists, a wing of the new Puritan movement, had fled oppression at home and found refuge in... Read More »

Almond-Chocolate Cake Roll with Rich Chocolate Frosting

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America’s Bloodiest War

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In 1600, southern New England was home to approximately 90,000 Indians. Approximately 12,000 were Pokanokets, a tribe living... Read More »

Angels Among Us: 2006

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Their paths are different, but their vision is remarkably the same: Start small, think big. Do what you... Read More »

Antiques: Cast-Iron Doorstops

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Perhaps the only thing more welcoming than an open door is a brightly colored cast-iron doorstop holding it... Read More »

Are Burning Bushes Invasive? | Gardening Advice

Are Burning Bushes Invasive? | Gardening Advice

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This year I tried to buy more burning bush for our yard because I like the fall color,... Read More »

Artists Among Us

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Massachusetts painter Kara Taylor gave up her farm stand and flower farm this past summer to concentrate fully... Read More »

As White as the Snow

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That’s how clean you’ll feel after using Goatboy soap. The Agee family of New Milford, Connecticut, creates these... Read More »

Attractions in Freeport

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Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Rd. 207-865-4469. wolfesneckfarm.org Read More »

Away They All Flew

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Mark how quickly time passes with a colorful Annie Catherine monthly calendar. In just two years of being... Read More »

Baked Clams

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Basic Steamed Rice

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Boneless Turkey with Sausage-Fig Stuffing

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Braised Turkey Legs

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Branzini Poached in Acqua Pazza

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Cape Codder Resort & Spa, Hyannis, MA

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It is 17 degrees outside, with a north wind snapping at anything that moves. The windchill makes it... Read More »

Cari Clement | Knitting Pattern Designer Helps Rwandan Women Support Families

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Cari Clement Fiber and Craft Montpelier, Vermont Skeins of yarn in every color of the rainbow paint Cari... Read More »

Chocolate-Cranberry White Chunk Cookies

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Christmas Cards | Mary’s Farm

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My mother’s favorite part of the Christmas season was the exchange of cards. “It’s the one time of... Read More »

Cranberry and Port-Braised Short Ribs

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Cranberry Recipes

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Cranberries have a storied New England history: Native Americans are said to have combined dried cranberries, meat, and... Read More »

Cranberry-Gorgonzola Tart on Savory Walnut Shortbread Crust

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Dear Yankee

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We heard from many readers in response to our September story “The Maine Connection” about the Portland ticket... Read More »

Decorating with Poinsettias | Christmas Decor

Decorating with Poinsettias | Christmas Decor

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Here are some facts about the Christmas star, or poinsettia, from The Old Farmer’s Almanac All-Seasons Garden Guide:... Read More »

Deep Dish

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Pies have been a staple of the New England table since the Colonial days. Bring them to a... Read More »

Easy Does It: Cake Roll

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I once worked in a test kitchen. The minute the kids were back in school, the telephones started... Read More »