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March/April 2009

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Big Question: Life Coach Cheryl Richardson

Big Question: Life Coach Cheryl Richardson
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For nearly two decades, Cheryl Richardson has helped her clients boost their personal achievements and quality of life.... Read More »

Book Review | Scattershot

Book Review | Scattershot
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The eccentric but loving family has long been a staple of American literature, movies, and television, and the... Read More »

Did Peary Reach North Pole April 6, 1909?

Did Peary Reach North Pole April 6, 1909?
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This Yankee Classic is from April 1989: He was lionized as the first man to reach the North... Read More »

Inside Yankee: March/April

Inside Yankee: March/April
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Who among us doesn’t love a journey? Come along with us in this issue, as we seem to... Read More »

Jazz Singer Miss Tess | Music Review

Jazz Singer Miss Tess | Music Review
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Although it may be true that every musician is a dreamer, only the good ones can convince you... Read More »

Litchfield, CT: Couture Cows

Litchfield, CT: Couture Cows
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Amid the rolling fields of the Litchfield Hills, you’ll find the unlikely merger of dairy cows and high-end... Read More »

Marathon Mania: 10 Long Events

Marathon Mania: 10 Long Events
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Every April, the Boston Marathon draws thousands of runners. Here are 10 more epic New England events for... Read More »

Obama Photos: NH Campaign Trail

Obama Photos: NH Campaign Trail
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SLIDE SHOW: Tim Llewellyn photos of Obama campaign in New Hampshire VIDEO: Tim Llewellyn’s interview on Maine’s TV... Read More »

Red Sox: New England By the Numbers

Red Sox: New England By the Numbers
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$450,000 cost to build Fenway Park in 1912 (team worth in 2008: $816 million) $5 price for a... Read More »

Spring Things

Spring Things
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Here are ways to welcome New England’s most-welcome season — SPRING! 1. Cook fresh with spring garden recipes... Read More »

Stone Wall Defender Robert Thorson

Stone Wall Defender Robert Thorson
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SLIDE SHOW: New England stone walls by William Hubbell, from Good Fences: A Pictorial History of New England’s... Read More »

United States/Canada Border

United States/Canada Border
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No roads follow the neat borderline between New England and Canada that you see on the map. Instead,... Read More »

Visit to the Family Homestead | Mary’s Farm

Visit to the Family Homestead | Mary’s Farm
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When I first came here to Mary’s farm, I named the place “Stillpoint” because it was so quiet... Read More »

Food

Annie’s Irish Soda Bread

Annie’s Irish Soda Bread
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AUDIO: Cooking Fiddleheads and Parsnips

AUDIO: Cooking Fiddleheads and Parsnips
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Yankee food editor Annie B. Copps talks about locally grown spring food ideas with Garen Daly on the... Read More »

Best Cook: The Queen of Pudding

Best Cook: The Queen of Pudding
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Find 10 more traditional New England pudding recipes. Tinky Weisblat is sitting at her kitchen table, piled high... Read More »

Camper’s Crunch

Camper’s Crunch
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Camper’s Crunch

Camper’s Crunch
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Camping Recipes, Including S’Mores

Camping Recipes, Including S’Mores
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Make an occasion out of your night spent in a tent with these camping recipes. The menu includes... Read More »

Cooking with Maple Syrup

Cooking with Maple Syrup

Cooking with Maple Syrup
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From Yankee magazine March 1994 When properly used in savory dishes, maple syrup lends an undertone rather than... Read More »

Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Strawberry Jam Sauce

Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Strawberry Jam Sauce
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Evan Mallett — Portsmouth, NH

Evan Mallett — Portsmouth, NH
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Black Trumpet Portsmouth, New Hampshire blacktrumpetbistro.com “I confess that I’m a comfort-food-loving chef, and I celebrate winter’s hearty... Read More »

Farmers’ Market Grilled Veggie Platter

Farmers’ Market Grilled Veggie Platter
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Farmers’ Market Grilled-Veggie Platter

Farmers’ Market Grilled-Veggie Platter
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Green Mountain S’mores

Green Mountain S’mores

Green Mountain S’mores
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Homegrown: Sea Salt

Homegrown: Sea Salt
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All culinary salts–edible minerals buried in rock deposits or dissolved in the ocean–are fundamentally the same compound of... Read More »

Homemade Graham Crackers

Homemade Graham Crackers

Homemade Graham Crackers
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Homemade S’mores

Homemade S’mores
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Josh Ziskin — Brookline, MA

Josh Ziskin — Brookline, MA
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La Morra Brookline, Massachusetts lamorra.com “Oh, man–by the end of winter, it is the toughest time,” says Josh... Read More »

Lara Atkins — Richmond, VT

Lara Atkins — Richmond, VT
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The Kitchen Table Bistro Richmond, Vermont thekitchentablebistro.com Lara Atkins feels lucky about her location near Burlington’s Intervale, a... Read More »

Local Trout in Paper with Fresh Herbs

Local Trout in Paper with Fresh Herbs
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March Menu: Racks of Lambs and Mashed Potatoes

March Menu: Racks of Lambs and Mashed Potatoes
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Matt Jennings — Providence, RI

Matt Jennings — Providence, RI
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Farmstead, La Laiterie, and Farmstead Lunch Providence, Rhode Island farmsteadinc.com “By the time the first ingredients start poking... Read More »

Melissa Kelly — Rockland, ME

Melissa Kelly — Rockland, ME
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Primo Rockland, Maine primorestaurant.com “Anything. Anything. Anything green,” says Melissa Kelly. “It’s such a relief and a release... Read More »

Michel Nischan — Westport, CT

Michel Nischan — Westport, CT
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Dressing Room Westport, Connecticut dressingroomhomegrown.com Chef Michel Nischan spends much of his time promoting local food systems and... Read More »

Nancy’s Greek Eggplant Pudding

Nancy’s Greek Eggplant Pudding
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Roasted New Potatoes

Roasted New Potatoes
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Sautéed Fiddlehead Ferns

Sautéed Fiddlehead Ferns
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Slow-Roasted New England Pork Shoulder with Green Garlic and Rhubarb Salsa Verde

Slow-Roasted New England Pork Shoulder with Green Garlic and Rhubarb Salsa Verde
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Sorrel Linguine with Spring Peas, Green Garlic, and Fresh Ricotta

Sorrel Linguine with Spring Peas, Green Garlic, and Fresh Ricotta
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Spring Recipes from New England Chefs

Spring Recipes from New England Chefs
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With April showers, signs of life finally begin to spring from long-dormant earth–first the croci, then the real... Read More »

Spring Vegetable Salad

Spring Vegetable Salad
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Spring-Dug Parsnips with Seared Sea Scallops

Spring-Dug Parsnips with Seared Sea Scallops
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Tinky’s Cozy Apple-Maple Pudding

Tinky’s Cozy Apple-Maple Pudding
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VIDEO: Brisket Cooked Two Ways

VIDEO: Brisket Cooked Two Ways
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There’s more than one way to cook a beef brisket, so Yankee food editor Annie B. Copps showed... Read More »

VIDEO: How to Make Irish Soda Bread

VIDEO: How to Make Irish Soda Bread
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RECIPE: Annie’s Irish Soda Bread Want a dozen sensational seasonal recipes each month from Yankee Magazine? Sign up... Read More »

Home & Garden

Baseball Cards | Antiques & Collectibles

Baseball Cards | Antiques & Collectibles
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Once upon a time, “take me out to the ball game” seemed like such an innocent request. The... Read More »

Best Time to Cut Firewood

Best Time to Cut Firewood
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Useful stuff from 75 years of Yankee: from “How to Read a Woodpile, November 1979 There is evidence... Read More »

Birdwatcher Crafts | Inspired Ideas

Birdwatcher Crafts | Inspired Ideas
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I’m an avid birder — I find our feathered friends absolutely mesmerizing. And as any birder knows, the... Read More »

Early Blooms in New England

Early Blooms in New England
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Gardeners know winter really does end, and spring color always returns. Pansies, daffodils, and forsythia commonly herald the... Read More »

Garden Tools with Style

Garden Tools with Style
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How does your garden grow? With style, if you use streamlined, neutral-hued tools and accessories created by Fernanda... Read More »

Gordon Hayward: Crabapple Tips

Gordon Hayward: Crabapple Tips
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Garden designer Gordon Hayward, author of nine books on gardening, advises doing some research before buying any crabapple,... Read More »

Honey Sharp: Native Plants

Honey Sharp: Native Plants
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To plan a successful flower garden, Honey Sharp‘s rule is to first seek out native plants; they create... Read More »

House for Sale: Harrisville, NH

House for Sale: Harrisville, NH
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Quite a few readers have written or e-mailed us over the past few months as a result of... Read More »

Room Makeovers That Won’t Break the Budget

Room Makeovers That Won’t Break the Budget
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So you have a room that needs updating, but you don’t have a lot of time or money?... Read More »

Steve Silk: Spring Bulbs

Steve Silk: Spring Bulbs
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“Create bold swaths of color by planting seven or more bulbs in each cluster,” advises Steve Silk. “It’s... Read More »

Travel

Family Camping: Lakeside in Vermont

Family Camping: Lakeside in Vermont
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Lake St. Catherine State Park 3034 Route 30 South Poultney, Vermont 888-409-7579, 802-287-9158 vtstateparks.com/htm/catherine.cfm _____ My niece Emma... Read More »

Hike, Stay, Eat, Shop in the Last Green Valley

Hike, Stay, Eat, Shop in the Last Green Valley
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TRAILS TO HIKE With more than 130 miles of trails, at least 25 recreation areas, and countless campgrounds,... Read More »

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Nasturtiums | Local Treasure

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Nasturtiums | Local Treasure
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Come March 30, in one of the most reliable rites of spring–a tradition that dates back to 1903–vibrant... Read More »

Last Green Valley: Northeastern Connecticut

Last Green Valley: Northeastern Connecticut
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When You Go —Yankee-recommended places to hike, stay, eat, and shop in Connecticut’s Last Green Valley. The skies... Read More »

Maps Don’t Show Vermont’s Sleeping Roads

Maps Don’t Show Vermont’s Sleeping Roads
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What happens when sleeping roads wake up? Do they become beauties or nightmares? Vermont is about to find... Read More »

Pittsfield, MA: College Baseball 150th Anniversary Game

Pittsfield, MA: College Baseball 150th Anniversary Game
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If you’re planning to visit Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in early May, stop by historic Wahconah Park on Sunday, May... Read More »

Travel Fitness tips

Travel Fitness tips
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Traveling can leave you feeling more tired at the end of your trip than when you left. But... Read More »

More Great Stories

Book Excerpt: Scattershot

Book Excerpt: Scattershot
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Scattershot by David Lovelace is reviewed in the March/April 2009 Yankee by Tim Clark, who calls it a... Read More »

Book Excerpt: The Art of Extreme Self-Care

Book Excerpt: The Art of Extreme Self-Care
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While most of her focus is on the nurturing of oneself, life coach Cheryl Richardson includes a chapter... Read More »

Cheryl Richardson: Life Coach Seen on ‘Oprah’

Cheryl Richardson: Life Coach Seen on ‘Oprah’
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The complete interview with life coach Cheryl Richardson: Cheryl Richardson knows a little something about the path to... Read More »

College Art Museums: Top 5 in New England

College Art Museums: Top 5 in New England
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We asked critic Edgar Allen Beem, author of Yankee’s art blog, “Just Looking,” to name the five best... Read More »

Food and Lyrics

Food and Lyrics
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We all screw up song lyrics — some of us more than others. That, and a terrible singing... Read More »

From Butter to Wine

From Butter to Wine
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My friend Rebecca left a voice mail this week asking how long eggs and butter can stay out... Read More »

Hair Lessons

Hair Lessons
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When I was in college, musician Billy Ray Cyrus was popular as a one-hit wonder for his horrid... Read More »

Pairings for March/April

Pairings for March/April
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To respond, click on the link below. You will come to our Feedback page. Step 1. Fill in... Read More »

Pairings Hint — Mar/Apr

Pairings Hint — Mar/Apr
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To respond, click on the link below. You will come to our Feedback page. Step 1. Fill in... Read More »

PHOTOS: Early Red Sox and Fenway

PHOTOS: Early Red Sox and Fenway
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Red Sox collectibles can demand a premium price, especially in the New England market. In April 2007, Skinner... Read More »

PHOTOS: US/Canadian Border Crossings in New England

PHOTOS: US/Canadian Border Crossings in New England
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Writer Edie Clark traveled the New England section of the US/Canadian border for an article in the March/April... Read More »

PHOTOS: Vintage Baseball Cards

PHOTOS: Vintage Baseball Cards
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As early as the late 1800s, baseball collectibles were the brainchild of savvy marketers who gave away baseball... Read More »

Pudding Recipes | Grapenut, Indian, Rice

Pudding Recipes | Grapenut, Indian, Rice
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There’s a contest for everything, including pudding. Look for the next Pudding Hollow Pudding Contest in 2011 in... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Driving Tour of Monadnock Region

SLIDE SHOW: Driving Tour of Monadnock Region
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This driving tour of southwestern New Hampshire is a loop of approximately 80 miles and can easily be... Read More »

Soda Bread Recipe

Soda Bread Recipe
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VIDEO: How to make Irish Soda Bread As any leprechaun will tell you, the key to good soda... Read More »

Speaking My Mind

Speaking My Mind
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Baseball cards, teapots, antique signs — what do you look for at flea markets and garage sales and... Read More »

Specialty Gardeners in New England

Specialty Gardeners in New England
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New Englanders have a limited growing season for their gardens, but are no less committed to being successful.... Read More »

SURVEY–YOUR CHOICE for Best of New England. Start here!

SURVEY–YOUR CHOICE for Best of New England. Start here!
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You are participating in Yankee’s first-ever BEST OF NEW ENGLAND Readers’ Choice Survey! Thanks! We encourage you to... Read More »

VIDEO: Spring Skiing at Tuckerman

VIDEO: Spring Skiing at Tuckerman
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By late spring all but the most diehard skiers have put their skies and boards away, turning their... Read More »

VIDEO: Stone Walls of New England

VIDEO: Stone Walls of New England
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These photographs of stone walls in New England by William Hubbell are from his book, Good Fences: A... Read More »



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