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January/February 2010

Feature Stories

Best 5: Ski Cruisers

Best 5: Ski Cruisers
1 vote, 2.00 avg. rating (59% score)

Ben Hewitt is SKIING magazine’s Eastern editor and a devotee of winter sun, soft snow, and freshly groomed... Read More »

February Secrets | Mary’s Farm

February Secrets | Mary’s Farm
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

For some unknowable reason, 19 of my good friends have birthdays in February–if you count my old dog,... Read More »

Finding Grace in a Cemetery

Finding Grace in a Cemetery
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

I grew up in cemeteries. One Sunday afternoon a month, after Mass, after the midday meal of lasagna... Read More »

Harris Hill Ski Jump | Brattleboro, VT

Harris Hill Ski Jump | Brattleboro, VT
1 vote, 2.00 avg. rating (59% score)

The Harris Hill Ski Jumping Competition takes place February 14-15, 2015. For details, visit harrishillskijump.org. Imagine a house. But... Read More »

J. D. Salinger on the Road

J. D. Salinger on the Road
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

I live in Cornish, New Hampshire, just up a dirt road from J. D. Salinger. Every year dozens... Read More »

New England Passenger Trains

New England Passenger Trains
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Riding the rails is as thrilling today as it was way back when. Here are Yankee’s picks for... Read More »

New England Trains | Memories of the Railroad

New England Trains | Memories of the Railroad
3 votes, 2.67 avg. rating (59% score)

SLIDE SHOW: Train Photos with Pinhole Camera by Brandon Dole I’ve carried two clear memories of trains with... Read More »

Portland, ME: Kotzschmar Organ

Portland, ME: Kotzschmar Organ
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The console of the Kotzschmar Organ looks lonely at the center of the stage in Portland City Hall’s... Read More »

South Boston’s L Street Brownies

South Boston’s L Street Brownies
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There are those who call themselves members of the L Street Brownies, the famed South Boston polar bear... Read More »

The 2011 Biathlon World Cup in Aroostook County | How New England Can Save the World

The 2011 Biathlon World Cup in Aroostook County | How New England Can Save the World
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The 2011 Biathlon World Cup comes to Aroostook County Maine starting Feb. 6. This is a huge sport... Read More »

The RPM Challenge in Portsmouth, NH

The RPM Challenge in Portsmouth, NH
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The proposition seems impossible at worst, masochistic at best, but the RPM Challenge continues to draw in the... Read More »

Vermont Landscape Photography by Jon Olsen

Vermont Landscape Photography by Jon Olsen
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See More: Vermont Landscape Photography: Jon Olsen Photography One recent midwinter day, landscape photographer Jon Olsen found himself... Read More »

Winter Olympics: New England Numbers

Winter Olympics: New England Numbers
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Two tales of Olympic gold medalists: Mike Eruzione, 1980 U.S. Hockey Team captain New Hampshire’s Bode Miller 1... Read More »

Food

Berry Manor Inn Blueberry Soup

Berry Manor Inn Blueberry Soup

Berry Manor Inn Blueberry Soup
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Breakfast Recipes from Maine Innkeepers

Breakfast Recipes from Maine Innkeepers
3 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (64% score)

Read more: Bonus Recipes from Innkeepers Half the charm of a night spent at a cozy inn or... Read More »

Captain Lindsey House Soufflé

Captain Lindsey House Soufflé
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French Canadian Meat Pie | Recipe from This Issue’s Best Cook

French Canadian Meat Pie | Recipe from This Issue’s Best Cook

French Canadian Meat Pie | Recipe from This Issue’s Best Cook
93 votes, 3.73 avg. rating (74% score)

“Moose” (Raymond) Despres had his first meat pie when he was 4 years old. That would be as... Read More »

Fried Smelts With Cucumber Salad

Fried Smelts With Cucumber Salad
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Gluten Free Banana Nut Muffins

Gluten Free Banana Nut Muffins
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

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Homegrown: Smelts

Homegrown: Smelts
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More fish dishes: Seafood Recipes Starting off with a big word I rarely use, rainbow smelts are anadromous,... Read More »

LimeRock Inn Crepes Benedict

LimeRock Inn Crepes Benedict

LimeRock Inn Crepes Benedict
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March Dinner Menu | Seafood Lasagna, Salad & Carrot Bake

March Dinner Menu | Seafood Lasagna, Salad & Carrot Bake

March Dinner Menu | Seafood Lasagna, Salad & Carrot Bake
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Seafood lasagna sits in the center of March’s dinner menu. Add a salad, carrot bake, and maple cream... Read More »

Memere Rousseau’s Tourtiere (Meat Pie)

Memere Rousseau’s Tourtiere (Meat Pie)

Memere Rousseau’s Tourtiere (Meat Pie)
193 votes, 3.51 avg. rating (70% score)

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Non-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

Non-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

Non-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls
6 votes, 2.50 avg. rating (54% score)

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Old Granite Inn Ginger Scones

Old Granite Inn Ginger Scones

Old Granite Inn Ginger Scones
6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

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Ruth O’Donnell’s Portuguese Kale Soup

Ruth O’Donnell’s Portuguese Kale Soup

Ruth O’Donnell’s Portuguese Kale Soup
71 votes, 3.80 avg. rating (76% score)

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Sweet Lemon Crepes with Blueberry Compote

Sweet Lemon Crepes with Blueberry Compote
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Tomato and Basil Breakfast Pie

Tomato and Basil Breakfast Pie

Tomato and Basil Breakfast Pie
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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Waterbury, VT: Hen of the Wood

Waterbury, VT: Hen of the Wood
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We wish we could take credit for discovering Hen of the Wood, but Food & Wine magazine, the... Read More »

Home & Garden

Antiques: Sleds

Antiques: Sleds
9 votes, 3.56 avg. rating (71% score)

Edith Wharton got it all wrong in Ethan Frome. That tortured farmer from Starkfield, Massachusetts, took a suicidal... Read More »

Baby Lettuce is Better

Baby Lettuce is Better
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

It’s true, says Coleman: Small really is better when it comes to winter gardening. Baby leaf greens are... Read More »

Bedrooms: New England’s Finest

Bedrooms: New England’s Finest
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1. Lay your head on super-healthy organic pillows (standard size $55-$114; European $50-$132; shams and cases $30-$38). HEART... Read More »

Begin in August

Begin in August
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Coleman’s winter planting begins in early August and extends through mid-September, a period he likes to refer to... Read More »

Hoop Houses

Hoop Houses
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Coleman says you can find simple, inexpensive options out there to protect your plants. If you’re already using... Read More »

House For Sale: Affordable Oceanfront in Maine

House For Sale: Affordable Oceanfront in Maine
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Read more about Maine: Down East Stories Can you imagine a county in New England more than twice... Read More »

How to Be a Good Showoff

How to Be a Good Showoff
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Don DiMugno has a knack for displaying his collections. Friends pay the ultimate compliment when they tell him... Read More »

How to Wash Old Quilts

How to Wash Old Quilts
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Useful stuff from 75 years of Yankee: March 1975 A very old quilt must be given kind treatment... Read More »

Make a Terrarium | Plant Crafts

Make a Terrarium | Plant Crafts
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Grow in glass, and you can savor a tiny sample of summer at your elbow in any season.... Read More »

Memory House: Display Memorabilia at Home

Memory House: Display Memorabilia at Home
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When Don DiMugno moved into his house in Kensington, Connecticut, he went straight to work creating space to... Read More »

No Weeds, No Watering

No Weeds, No Watering
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Unlike summer warmth, colder temperatures mean that pests and even weeds are nearly eliminated. Even better: Between November... Read More »

Salad Every Night

Salad Every Night
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Newbie winter gardeners can do just fine–and eat really well, too–with a simple 5-by-10-foot planting space. “With baby... Read More »

Spinach for Winter

Spinach for Winter
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For all would-be winter gardeners, Coleman suggests going with spinach, which can be harvested four times, growing well... Read More »

Winter Gardening: Eliot Coleman

Winter Gardening: Eliot Coleman
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For more than 30 years, Eliot Coleman of Harborside, Maine, has successfully grown food in winter without heated... Read More »

Travel

DownCity in Providence

DownCity in Providence
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Smack dab in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island, is a great place to spend a day, a... Read More »

Spend a Winter Day in New England

Spend a Winter Day in New England
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7:30 A.M. WHERE THE SUN RISES FIRST Sunrise from Cadillac Mountain reveals a coastline carved with a crooked... Read More »

Weekend: Quebec City

Weekend: Quebec City
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

SLIDE SHOW: Quebec City Crossing international borders still gives me a tiny mysterious knot in the pit of... Read More »

West Hartford, CT: Ice Climbing

West Hartford, CT: Ice Climbing
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Crampons. Check. Helmet. Ice picks. Backpack. Climbing harness. Check. All geared up, Matt Shove–my ice-climbing guide from Eastern... Read More »

WHEN YOU GO: Quebec City

WHEN YOU GO: Quebec City
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Quebec is celebrated for its beauty, its history, and its Old World charm. Join Yankee as we tour... Read More »

More Great Stories

Bears: A Brief History | Book Review

Bears: A Brief History | Book Review
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The Abenakis called him “cousin,” the Penobscots “grandfather.” The Kets of Siberia preferred “fur father.” In the Carpathian... Read More »

Bonus Recipes from Maine Innkeepers

Bonus Recipes from Maine Innkeepers
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Try these great breakfast recipes from four inns of Rockland, Maine — Berry Manor Inn, Old Granite Inn,... Read More »

Classic: Train Conductor Travis D. Ford

Classic: Train Conductor Travis D. Ford
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Yankee Classic from September 1996 Down in the southwestern corner of New England, where Connecticut resembles a funnel... Read More »

Down East Stories

Down East Stories
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There is no shortage of Down East stories in Yankee magazine’s past. Pull up a chair and set... Read More »

Home Projects: Ski Chair

Home Projects: Ski Chair
36 votes, 3.53 avg. rating (70% score)

Read more: Ski Coatrack from ski blogger Heather Atwell Lincoln Fuller isn’t big on getting rid of stuff.... Read More »

Inside Yankee: January/February 2010

Inside Yankee: January/February 2010
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Throughout 2010 we’re celebrating Yankee‘s 75th year. We’re both proud of and humbled by this achievement. All during... Read More »

Mount Washington Cog Railway | Yankee Classic

Mount Washington Cog Railway | Yankee Classic

Mount Washington Cog Railway | Yankee Classic
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

“Coggers” sweat and “goofers” stare as the steam engines of the Mount Washington Cog Railway claw their way... Read More »

New England Skiing

New England Skiing
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Skiing is one way New Englanders celebrate winter in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts. For ideas of... Read More »

Polar Express Train | Yankee Classic

Polar Express Train | Yankee Classic
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Where are we going?” my mother asks. I sit wedged between her and Ian, my three-year-old son, on... Read More »

Readers’ Choice for Best of New England: 2010 Favorites

Readers’ Choice for Best of New England: 2010 Favorites
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READERS! You told us about your favorite New England B&B, amusement park, museum, pizza place, ski resort, diner,... Read More »

Seafood Recipes

Seafood Recipes

Seafood Recipes
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Despite the teeming availability of smelts in southern Maine waters in January, the Yankee recipe database has few... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Quebec City

SLIDE SHOW: Quebec City
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Quebec City, Canada, is celebrated for its beauty, its history, and its Old World charm. Take this photo... Read More »

Train Photos with Pinhole Camera | Photographs

Train Photos with Pinhole Camera | Photographs
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Brandon Dole from Deep River, Connecticut, is an aspiring photographer with an interest in pinhole cameras. Pinhole photography... Read More »

VIDEO: Jon Olsen Photography

VIDEO: Jon Olsen Photography
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Photographer Jon Olsen finds exquisite peace in New England’s snow-covered landscapes — Vermont barns, New Hampshire hills, Maine... Read More »

Winter Adventures

Winter Adventures
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New Englanders find plenty to do — snowkiting, dogsledding, skiing, and more — during long winter seasons. Here... Read More »



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