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January/February 2008

Feature Stories

10 Bear Facts

10 Bear Facts
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1. About 30,000 black bears (Ursus americanus) live in New England. 2. Male black bears can weigh up... Read More »

A Half-Billion Years in the Making

A Half-Billion Years in the Making
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Conflict is nothing new to Swanton Red marble, as the rock itself was born of a cataclysmic continental... Read More »

Bohemian Paradise | Mary’s Farm

Bohemian Paradise | Mary’s Farm
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Early last winter, I stacked wood in my shirtsleeves, mowed the lawn, and fretted that no ice had... Read More »

Cold Snap and a Sick Horse

Cold Snap and a Sick Horse
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In winter, I’m grateful for small things: a steaming mug of coffee; warm, dry socks; a plowed path... Read More »

Here in New England: Brendan Loughlin

Here in New England: Brendan Loughlin
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See the artist demonstrate his Pastac technique. The boy’s name is Brendan Loughlin. It is the 1950s, and... Read More »

Hints on Finding Your Own Ski House

Hints on Finding Your Own Ski House
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We asked Boston-based Maureen Grady, a veteran cold-weather weekend warrior, for tips on finding the perfect ski house.... Read More »

Occasion: Chinese New Year

Occasion: Chinese New Year
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NOTE: In 2010, Chinese New Year is celebrated February 14 and it begins the Year of the Tiger.... Read More »

Ski Clubs: In the House of the White Mules

Ski Clubs: In the House of the White Mules
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By rights, a mulemeister should be writing this, or else a kid who grew up as a White... Read More »

Swanton Red: What it’s used for and where to get it

Swanton Red: What it’s used for and where to get it
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For any artisans, contractors, or consumers who might want to purchase a piece of Swanton history, several blocks... Read More »

Swindle in Swanton, VT

Swindle in Swanton, VT
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The Marble Man came in the spring, when the rushing Missisquoi River tumbles gray and white past forgotten... Read More »

The Big Question: How to be a Champion Figure Skater

The Big Question: How to be a Champion Figure Skater
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With his partner, Evgenia Shishkova (now his wife), Russian-born figure skater Vadim Naumov competed in two Winter Olympics,... Read More »

Tracking Maine’s Black Bears

Tracking Maine’s Black Bears
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Last winter I went deep into the Maine wilderness with wildlife biologist Randy Cross and his crew of... Read More »

Food

Basic Mashed Potatoes

Basic Mashed Potatoes

Basic Mashed Potatoes
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Best Cook: The Turnip King

Best Cook: The Turnip King
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Try his recipe for turnip creme brulee, yes, creme brulee, too. “I’m a foodie — I love to... Read More »

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup
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Chicken Soup: An International Favorite

Chicken Soup: An International Favorite
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Noodle around with different pasta shapes. Your little ones will love pastina or alphabet-shaped pasta (no need to... Read More »

Chinese Dumplings

Chinese Dumplings
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Chinese Mustard Greens

Chinese Mustard Greens
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Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting
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Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder
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Eastham Turnip Pie

Eastham Turnip Pie
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Firecracker Beef

Firecracker Beef
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Fortune Cookies

Fortune Cookies
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Goat’s-Milk Cheese Crostini with Honey

Goat’s-Milk Cheese Crostini with Honey
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Happy Shrimp

Happy Shrimp
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Longevity Noodles

Longevity Noodles
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Maha’s Lentil Soup

Maha’s Lentil Soup
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Mashed Potato Variations

Mashed Potato Variations
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Want to add a twist to your spuds? Here are some tasty extras to try for mashed potato... Read More »

Mashed Potatoes: Easy Does It

Mashed Potatoes: Easy Does It
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Everyone loves mashed potatoes, right? But how many of us love our own mashed potatoes? Whether they’re too... Read More »

Mixes for Homemade Soup in Minutes

Mixes for Homemade Soup in Minutes
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Our weather in Dublin, New Hampshire, these past few weeks has been cold and snowy, interspersed with freezing... Read More »

Molly’s French Onion Soup

Molly’s French Onion Soup
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New England Cheeses from Goat’s Milk

New England Cheeses from Goat’s Milk
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We know Vermont does cheddar better than just about anyone, but cheese making in New England goes beyond... Read More »

Soups: Classic Comforts

Soups: Classic Comforts
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Six more soup recipes. Comfort food comes in many forms, and we all have our personal favorites, but... Read More »

Whole Steamed Fish

Whole Steamed Fish
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Home & Garden

A Whole Month in Your Hands

A Whole Month in Your Hands
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Here’s a thoughtful way to mark the passing of the months and years: a calendar sphere. Designed and... Read More »

Antiques: William Grueby Pottery

Antiques: William Grueby Pottery
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Organic — it’s a word we’re all familiar with. Or are we? In America’s quest to “go green,”... Read More »

Backyard Ice Rink Tips

Backyard Ice Rink Tips
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1. Pick a shady site so the ice doesn’t soften under the sun. Avoid building directly under overhanging... Read More »

Grab This

Grab This
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Fashionistas know winter brings a whole new selection of season-appropriate fabrics. Boston-based designers Kelly Smith and Chris Grimley... Read More »

Growing Fresh Herbs and Salad Greens Indoors | Gardening Advice

Growing Fresh Herbs and Salad Greens Indoors | Gardening Advice
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In winter there’s nothing I miss more than fresh herbs and salad greens from my summer vegetable garden.... Read More »

House For Sale: Bath, Maine

House For Sale: Bath, Maine
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It wasn’t hard to find Sharon Drake’s real estate office on Front Street in downtown Bath. Everyone in... Read More »

House For Sale: Pittsfield, Massachusetts

House For Sale: Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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You might be asking, “Which Oliver Wendell Holmes?” Holmes Sr. (1809-1894), the famous Boston physician and man of... Read More »

New England Products: Colorful Fleece, Felt, Cork

New England Products: Colorful Fleece, Felt, Cork
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Need a little something to chase away the winter blues? Here a few of our favorite things. Read More »

Pick-Me-Up

Pick-Me-Up
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There’s nothing like a good cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa on a cold day. Beth Mueller’s hand-crafted,... Read More »

Resources

Resources
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Interior Architecture and Design: Heather Wells, Boston, MA. 617-437-7077; hgwltd.com Architecture, Home and Landscape Design: Roger Wells, North... Read More »

Resources

Resources
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NiceRink, Genoa City, WI. 888-642-3746; nicerink.com _______________________ Hockey Essay Read a father’s view of ice hockey today. _______________________... Read More »

Snug as a Bug

Snug as a Bug
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Keep little toes to chin warm this winter by bundling your baby in a fleece bunting. This cozy,... Read More »

Tabletop Décor

Tabletop Décor
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Designer Mary Wilson knows how you can liven up your eating space even on the darkest days —... Read More »

Traditional Architecture in A Modern Home

Traditional Architecture in A Modern Home
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Also read Sandy Wells’s 10 tips for antiques collectors. Drive just under a mile off interstate 89 near... Read More »

Travel

Guilford, CT: Artist Brendan Loughlin

Guilford, CT: Artist Brendan Loughlin
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The boy’s name is Brendan Loughlin. it is the 1950s, and he lives in Wallingford, Connecticut. He loves... Read More »

Ice Fishing: Moosehead Lake, Maine

Ice Fishing: Moosehead Lake, Maine
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A fierce southwest wind is blowing off the slopes of Big Moose Mountain, across the frozen white expanse... Read More »

Ice Time

Ice Time
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Want to test your skills against fellow anglers? Ice fishing derbies and tournaments are popular events around the... Read More »

More Sealife Centers

More Sealife Centers
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Our corner of the country boasts two nationally recognized sealife centers: New England Aquarium in Boston and Mystic... Read More »

Seven Ski Slopes and Inns in New England

Seven Ski Slopes and Inns in New England
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Seven suggestions for a cozy ski and stay experience in New England: Pats Peak, Henniker, New Hampshire The... Read More »

South Norwalk, CT: Maritime Aquarium

South Norwalk, CT: Maritime Aquarium
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The temperature in South Norwalk, Connecticut, may average 34 degrees in January, but inside The Maritime Aquarium, the... Read More »

Vermont Skiing and Inns

Vermont Skiing and Inns
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Read more: New England’s Small Slopes and Inns We don’t have to remember wooden skis and cable bindings... Read More »

Weekend: Providence, RI

Weekend: Providence, RI
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After your outstanding dinner, spend those calories on great Providence walks and places to visit along the way.... Read More »

When You Go

When You Go
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SKI Suicide Six 247 Stage Rd., South Pomfret. 802-457-6661; woodstockinn.com Quechee Ski Hill 3268 Quechee Main St., Quechee.... Read More »

When You Go — Providence

When You Go — Providence
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Dining Venda Ravioli, 265 Atwells Ave., 401-421-9105; vendaravioli.com MuMu Cuisine, 220 Atwells Ave., 401-369-7040 Scialo Bros. Bakery, 257... Read More »

More Great Stories

A Kitchen Story and Oysters

A Kitchen Story and Oysters
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I have a crush on Bill Buford. For those of you who don’t know his work, he is... Read More »

A Letter to Our Readers

A Letter to Our Readers
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Winter isn’t easy, is it? fresh snow takes our breath away with its stark beauty, but we also... Read More »

Another Recipe from the Turnip King

Another Recipe from the Turnip King
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There is no end to the delightful ways that Massachusetts turnip king Geoffrey Antoine can use his favorite... Read More »

Bear Hair and Emu Oil | Only in New England

Bear Hair and Emu Oil | Only in New England
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Each winter, the bears at Clark’s Trading Post in Lincoln, New Hampshire, build up thick, woolly coats just... Read More »

Essence of Emu

Essence of Emu
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The emu, like its cousin the ostrich, is a strange bird: 5 to 6 feet tall and 90... Read More »

Host Your Own Chinese New Year Party

Host Your Own Chinese New Year Party
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Celebrate in style. Host a Chinese New Year’s Party. Here is your menu — Chinese Dumplings, Longevity Noodles,... Read More »

Maine Black Bears | Yankee Classic

Maine Black Bears | Yankee Classic
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This Yankee Magazine Classic is from December 1978 Also, read a photographer’s account of his 2007 excursion to... Read More »

Pairings for Jan/Feb

Pairings for Jan/Feb
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The clues: First: On April 12, 1934, New Hampshire’s Mount Washington Observatory weather station recorded a surface wind... Read More »

Pairings Hint — Jan/Feb

Pairings Hint — Jan/Feb
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Hint: In the log at the observatory early on April 12, 1934, one scientist recorded this observation: “There... Read More »

Potato Recipes | Winter Warmups

Potato Recipes | Winter Warmups

Potato Recipes | Winter Warmups
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Look at all the potato recipes you can make using the all-mighty spud, perfect for winter warmups. Read More »

Rumford Fireplace: Lord of the Flues

Rumford Fireplace: Lord of the Flues
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When it came time to build a fireplace, Roger Wells told his mason that he wanted a Rumford... Read More »

Six Super Soups for Your Bowl

Six Super Soups for Your Bowl
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Food editor Annie B. Copps shared these first two recipes, for chicken stock and Pasta e Fagioli, to... Read More »

Speaking My Mind: What is your favorite winter comfort?

Speaking My Mind: What is your favorite winter comfort?
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Welcome. Take a moment to register below and then add your comments. Read More »

The Killing of Karen Wood | Yankee Classic

The Killing of Karen Wood | Yankee Classic
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Excerpt from “The Killing of Karen Wood,” Yankee Magazine November 1989 On the morning of November 15, 1988,... Read More »

The Making of a Wine List

The Making of a Wine List
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Do you feel as though your life has a soundtrack? How many times has a song popped into... Read More »

Tips for Antiques and Collections

Tips for Antiques and Collections
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See details of Sandy’s home in New Hampshire. Finding Good Stuff Sandy Wells likes to frequent the York... Read More »

VIDEO: Brendan Loughlin Painting

VIDEO: Brendan Loughlin Painting
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Read more: Yankee‘s story on Brendan Loughlin Watch the artist demonstrate his painting technique in the video below.... Read More »

Walk Around Providence

Walk Around Providence
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Providence is a great walking city — up and down the hills, along the river, and within a... Read More »



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