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July/August 2010

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Annie Grills on the Today Show

Annie Grills on the Today Show
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Did you catch Annie B. Copps showing off her latest recipes for the grill on the Today Show... Read More »

Easy Lobster Recipes on the TODAY Show

Easy Lobster Recipes on the TODAY Show
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Yankee Magazine‘s food editor, Annie B. Copps, will appear on the TODAY show on Tuesday, July 27. She’ll... Read More »

First Light: The Art of the Sail

First Light: The Art of the Sail
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As Robbie Doyle likes to say, he didn’t open a sail loft in Marblehead because the area needed... Read More »

Great White Sharks in New England | Feeding Frenzy

Great White Sharks in New England | Feeding Frenzy
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The first onlookers? Locals mainly. Chatham, Massachusetts, residents who’d heard something from someone about something in the water.... Read More »

Hardwick, Vermont and the New Frontier of Food | How New England Can Save the World

Hardwick, Vermont and the New Frontier of Food | How New England Can Save the World
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How New England Can Save the World, Part III in a series Part I: The Maine Way: Aroostook... Read More »

House For Sale: In The Shadow of Mount Monadnock

House For Sale: In The Shadow of Mount Monadnock
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They say that Dublin, New Hampshire, situated 1,493 feet above sea level on the shoulder of the most-climbed... Read More »

How The Story Happened: Judith Gaines

How The Story Happened: Judith Gaines
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Judith Gaines moved to Lubec, Maine, because she “loved being part of a fishing community.” A longtime foodie,... Read More »

How The Story Happened: Richard Schultz

How The Story Happened: Richard Schultz
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“This was my ‘endless summer,'” says photographer Richard Schultz of his assignment to travel our northeast shore in... Read More »

Inside Yankee: Finding Summer

Inside Yankee: Finding Summer
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We wait so patiently, don’t we? We find all sorts of ways to enjoy winter–snow sports, cozy inns,... Read More »

Knowledge & Wisdom: How to Build a Sand Castle

Knowledge & Wisdom: How to Build a Sand Castle
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The Right Stuff First you need good sand. (For the Hampton competition, Grady trucks in 300 tons of... Read More »

New England By the Numbers | Amusement Parks

New England By the Numbers | Amusement Parks
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73 years the Frantzis family has owned Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, CT 35 mph: top speed of... Read More »

P. T. Barnum, The Showman | Only in New England

P. T. Barnum, The Showman | Only in New England
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The first thing of note P. T. Barnum accomplished was getting thrown in jail. As a young newspaper... Read More »

Red Is the Color | Mary’s Farm

Red Is the Color | Mary’s Farm
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Last year was one of the worst years for hay that I can remember. Aside from the need... Read More »

Seasons of Triumph, Season of Disaster | Book Review

Seasons of Triumph, Season of Disaster | Book Review
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This past decade was a triumphant era for New England sports fans. Their professional baseball, football, and basketball... Read More »

Stinson Seafood Cannery Closes | Here in New England

Stinson Seafood Cannery Closes | Here in New England
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SLIDE SHOW: The Last Sardine Cannery Even the seagulls know that life in Prospect Harbor has changed. For... Read More »

Summer on the Maine Coast

Summer on the Maine Coast
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Photo Credit: Richard Schultz Richard Schultz left his Rhode Island home last August, carrying a map of Maine... Read More »

Food

After the Catch

After the Catch
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SLIDESHOW: Maine Lobster On a summer morning, six Maine chefs and a lobsterman board Captain Tom Martin’s boat,... Read More »

August Dinner Menu | Salmon, Potatoes & Ice Cream Cake

August Dinner Menu | Salmon, Potatoes & Ice Cream Cake

August Dinner Menu | Salmon, Potatoes & Ice Cream Cake
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Plan an August dinner menu! Start with chilled cucumber soup, grill the salmon kebabs, mash the potatoes, and... Read More »

Casco Bay Lobster Dip

Casco Bay Lobster Dip
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Chilled Spring Pea Soup With Maine Lobster Salpicon

Chilled Spring Pea Soup With Maine Lobster Salpicon
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Curried Chicken

Curried Chicken
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Curried Chicken

Curried Chicken
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Edible Flowers | Rose Petal Jam

Edible Flowers | Rose Petal Jam
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I can’t help myself. In the summer they’re everywhere I like to be: along the beach path from... Read More »

Favorite Ice Cream Recipes

Favorite Ice Cream Recipes
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Beat back the heat with these delicious ice cream recipes. Sweet stuff! OR visit the Best 5 Ice... Read More »

Filetti

Filetti
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Gingery Cole Slaw

Gingery Cole Slaw
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Goat’s-Milk Ricotta

Goat’s-Milk Ricotta
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Grilled Caesar Salad

Grilled Caesar Salad
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Grilled Pizza Margherita

Grilled Pizza Margherita
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Grilled Pizza with Asparagus & Prosciutto

Grilled Pizza with Asparagus & Prosciutto
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Grilled Pizza with Spiced Lamb, Feta & Arugula

Grilled Pizza with Spiced Lamb, Feta & Arugula
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Hazel’s Jamaican Recipes | Best Cook

Hazel’s Jamaican Recipes | Best Cook
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My cousin George Odell moved to Jamaica in 1973 to teach math and came home four years later... Read More »

How to Steam Lobster | Expert Advice

How to Steam Lobster | Expert Advice

How to Steam Lobster | Expert Advice
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Bertha Nunan, wife of a longtime lobsterman, shared her recipe with Yankee more than 30 years ago, in... Read More »

July Dinner Menu | Flank Steak with Cucumber Salad & Berry Pie

July Dinner Menu | Flank Steak with Cucumber Salad & Berry Pie

July Dinner Menu | Flank Steak with Cucumber Salad & Berry Pie
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Plan a July dinner menu! Start with a cucumber salad, grill the steak and potatoes, and bake a... Read More »

Lamb Spiedini

Lamb Spiedini
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Lobster and Sweet-Potato Soup With Blue Hominy, Sweet Red Pepper, and Jicama

Lobster and Sweet-Potato Soup With Blue Hominy, Sweet Red Pepper, and Jicama
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Maine Lobster Salsa

Maine Lobster Salsa
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Olive-y Bread Salad

Olive-y Bread Salad
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One-Week Homemade Ginger Beer

One-Week Homemade Ginger Beer

One-Week Homemade Ginger Beer
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Panzanella

Panzanella
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Recipes with Edible Flowers

Recipes with Edible Flowers
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More than just a pretty face, lavender, violets, nasturtiums, and squash flowers add flavor and, sometimes, fragrance to... Read More »

Restaurant Review: Brewster Fish House

Restaurant Review: Brewster Fish House
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Locals told us about the Brewster Fish House, a Cape Cod gem that has recently seen a change... Read More »

Rose-Petal Jam

Rose-Petal Jam
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Strozzapreti

Strozzapreti
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Summer Kebabs

Summer Kebabs
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Give your guests and your tastebuds a little bit of kebab heaven with these four recipes from the... Read More »

Summer Vegetable and Lobster Salad

Summer Vegetable and Lobster Salad
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The Day of the Pomodorata

The Day of the Pomodorata
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Slide Show: Day of the Pomodorata When Leon de Magistris speaks, the accent of his Italian homeland cleaves... Read More »

Whole Grilled Chicken with Asian Spice Rub and Gingery Coleslaw

Whole Grilled Chicken with Asian Spice Rub and Gingery Coleslaw
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Whole Grilled Chicken with Mediterranean Marinade and Olive-y Bread Salad

Whole Grilled Chicken with Mediterranean Marinade and Olive-y Bread Salad
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Home & Garden

Follow These Steps

Follow These Steps
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1. Tape 2 postcards to a sheet of paper, making sure there’s no space between top and bottom... Read More »

Make a Postcard Lampshade | Inspired Ideas

Make a Postcard Lampshade | Inspired Ideas

Make a Postcard Lampshade | Inspired Ideas
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I love poking through antiques shops and flea markets in search of old postcards, fabrics, and lamps–they’re great... Read More »

New England’s Finest: Inside Outside

New England’s Finest: Inside Outside
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Summertime … and the living is easy, on a porch outfitted with simple luxuries in a fresh palette.... Read More »

The Big Question: We Ask Champion Rose Gardener Clarence Rhodes …

The Big Question: We Ask Champion Rose Gardener Clarence Rhodes …
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Clarence Rhodes, celebrated rosarian and longtime judge for the American Rose Society, lives in Portland, Maine, where this... Read More »

The Man Who Invented Nostalgia

The Man Who Invented Nostalgia
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If necessity is the mother of invention, what gives birth to reinvention? Is it dire necessity? A quest... Read More »

Waterfront House in Jamestown, RI | Home Decor

Waterfront House in Jamestown, RI | Home Decor
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To look at Casey and Garret Roberts’ home, you’d think it was part of the coastline. Their Rhode... Read More »

Where to find Wallace Nutting

Where to find Wallace Nutting
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The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut (wadsworthatheneum.org), is home to the largest portion of Wallace Nutting’s collection of... Read More »

YOU’LL NEED:

YOU’LL NEED:
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· 12 horizontal vintage postcards · hexagonal (6-sided) clip lampshade frame, 5″ top diameter x 8″ bottom diameter... Read More »

Photography

Maine Lobster Photographs | Slide Show

Maine Lobster Photographs | Slide Show
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Experience real Maine lobstering aboard the boat, Lucky Catch, in Casco Bay by watching this slide show of... Read More »

Travel

Connecticut Calendar

Connecticut Calendar
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JULY 8 & 22, AUG. 19: MYSTIC, Cocktails with the Whales. Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and live music... Read More »

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art | Local Treasure

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art | Local Treasure
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The waist-high bookshelves that line the reading room at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art are... Read More »

Maine Calendar

Maine Calendar
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JULY 4: FREEPORT, 4th of July Blueberry Pancake and Sausage Breakfast. Held annually at St. Jude Church to... Read More »

Massachusetts Calendar

Massachusetts Calendar
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JULY 4: STURBRIDGE, An 1830s Independence Day Celebration. Old Sturbridge Village visitors sign a giant Declaration of Independence,... Read More »

NH Calendar

NH Calendar
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JULY 6-AUG. 10: PLYMOUTH, New Hampshire Music Festival: “Beethoven–A Season of Triumph.” Emerging young conductors, guest artists, and... Read More »

Paddling the Maine Island Trail

Paddling the Maine Island Trail
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My plan on the first day of August 1989 was to paddle a fiberglass kayak some 325 miles... Read More »

Rhode Island Calendar

Rhode Island Calendar
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JUNE 26-JULY 5: BRISTOL, 225th Fourth of July Celebration. The nation’s oldest continual Independence Day celebration kicks off... Read More »

The Best 5 Public Gardens in New England

The Best 5 Public Gardens in New England
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When Virginia Small isn’t gardening at her home in Litchfield County, Connecticut, she’s writing about gardening. A former... Read More »

Vermont Calendar

Vermont Calendar
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JULY 3, AUG 21: LUDLOW, Craft Festival. Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts showcases New England... Read More »

When You Go . . .

When You Go . . .
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MAINE ISLAND TRAIL ASSOCIATION Portland, ME. Annual guidebook, with maps and access details, free to members ($45/year, families... Read More »

More Great Stories

Flower Recipes

Flower Recipes
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Add a little something extra to your culinary creations with these delicious flower recipes. RECIPES Read More »

Gardens in Backyards

Gardens in Backyards
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No two gardens are alike and gardeners learn something new with each growing season. Here are some New... Read More »

Grilling on the TODAY show

Grilling on the TODAY show
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It’s a good thing I like to travel; I live part-time in Boston and part-time in New Hampshire.... Read More »

Inspired Ideas: Vintage Glow

Inspired Ideas: Vintage Glow
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I love poking through antiques shops and flea markets in search of old postcards, fabrics, and lamps–they’re great... Read More »

Lobster Recipes

Lobster Recipes
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In the July/August 2010 issue of Yankee Magazine we showed you that nobody knows better than a Maine... Read More »

Maine Coast in Summer | Photographs

Maine Coast in Summer | Photographs
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  From Kennebunk to Mount Desert Island, Portland to Wiscasset, explore the Maine coast that photographer Richard Schultz... Read More »

Make a Night-Light Shade

Make a Night-Light Shade
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This kit-based night-light lampshade is my go-to project for the tween crowd. I’ve taught this project at local... Read More »

Monadnock Region, New Hampshire

Monadnock Region, New Hampshire
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Named for the second-most climbed mountain in the world, the Monadnock Region of Southern New Hampshire is a... Read More »

Nantucket Highlights

Nantucket Highlights
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As ever, I’m running around New England this summer — eating, drinking, cooking, sitting in a beach chair... Read More »

Recipes with a Tropical Twist

Recipes with a Tropical Twist
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Recipes get a tropical twist with these ingredients — mangoes, melons, pineapples. RECIPES Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: The Last Sardine Cannery Closes

SLIDE SHOW: The Last Sardine Cannery Closes
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Photographer Markham Starr captured one of the last days of operation at the Stinson Sardine plant in Prospect... Read More »

Summer Recipes

Summer Recipes
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Four delicious recipes. Four tantalizing ways to celebrate summer. RECIPES Read More »



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