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September/October 2010

Feature Stories

75 years of Yankee

75 years of Yankee
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$50 weekly salary paid to Yankee‘s new assistant editor (now editor-in-chief), Judson Hale, in 1958 267 number of... Read More »

Jeopardy! Features Yankee Magazine as a Category on September 17th

Jeopardy! Features Yankee Magazine as a Category on September 17th
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Yankee Magazine will be a category on Jeopardy!, the most honored quiz show in television history, on Friday,... Read More »

A Bang for Your Buck in the Berkshires | How New England Can Change the World

A Bang for Your Buck in the Berkshires | How New England Can Change the World
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How New England Can Save the World, Part IIII in a series Part I: 2011 Biathalon World Cup:... Read More »

A Night of Jazz | Mary’s Farm

A Night of Jazz | Mary’s Farm
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A thin breeze blew up off the lake as I parked in front of the old manse. It... Read More »

Book Review | Turn & Jump

Book Review | Turn & Jump
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We all know what time is, but when called on to define it, we can’t. Benjamin Franklin said... Read More »

Club Passim in Cambridge, Massachusetts | Local Treasure

Club Passim in Cambridge, Massachusetts | Local Treasure
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Before Anaïs Mitchell can take the stage, Matt Smith, manager of Club Passim in Cambridge, Massachusetts, takes the... Read More »

Here in New England: My First Day

Here in New England: My First Day
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I wanted to be early for my first day on the job at Yankee Magazine, so I came... Read More »

History: Hard Cider in New England

History: Hard Cider in New England
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Before we had widespread refrigeration, before anyone needed to make a distinction between “sweet” and “hard” cider, all... Read More »

How Do You Become a Big Bird? | The Big Question

How Do You Become a Big Bird? | The Big Question
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Carroll Spinney is not Big Bird or Oscar the Grouch: “I just get to bring them to life,”... Read More »

Inside Yankee: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Inside Yankee: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
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I came to Yankee 31 years ago this October, and even then the magazine was so ingrained in... Read More »

Knowledge & Wisdom: Earl Proulx Knew Everything

Knowledge & Wisdom: Earl Proulx Knew Everything
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When Earl Proulx died in March 2002 at age 88, he’d written Yankee‘s “Plain Talk” advice column for... Read More »

North Adams, Massachusetts | The Stupidest Thing We Ever Said

North Adams, Massachusetts | The Stupidest Thing We Ever Said
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How much rope do you need to hang yourself? About nine words’ worth, apparently. “North Adams is still... Read More »

Quiz: How New England Are You?

Quiz: How New England Are You?
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Here’s a life list for anyone who loves the region, native and visitor alike. 1. Actually Climb Bunker... Read More »

The Top 25 Foliage Towns in New England

The Top 25 Foliage Towns in New England
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We chose 14 categories we felt best defined a great fall outing: color, scenery, vistas, water reflections, drives,... Read More »

Food

Audio: Annie B. Copps on WNPR’s Food Schmooze

Audio: Annie B. Copps on WNPR’s Food Schmooze
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Listen in as WNPR’s Faith Middleton discusses Yankee Magazine’s Best New England Recipes with Yankee‘s food editor Annie... Read More »

Beets | Favorite Recipe for This Nutritional Root Vegetable

Beets | Favorite Recipe for This Nutritional Root Vegetable
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At a recent farm-to-table dinner at the Gibbet Hill Grill in Groton, Massachusetts, I found myself in deep... Read More »

Best Cook In Town: To Be a Locavore

Best Cook In Town: To Be a Locavore
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Beth Richardson scoops peach and hot-pepper salsa out of a mason jar and into a small bowl and... Read More »

Blueberry Almond Tart

Blueberry Almond Tart
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Blueberry Jam

Blueberry Jam
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Clam Chowder (2008)

Clam Chowder (2008)

Clam Chowder (2008)
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Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn
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Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn
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Deviled Oysters (1949)

Deviled Oysters (1949)

Deviled Oysters (1949)
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Fire-Roasted Pickled Sweet Bell Peppers

Fire-Roasted Pickled Sweet Bell Peppers
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Flavoricious

Flavoricious
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Different apples deliver different tastes. Take the Granite Beauty (above), a New Hampshire variety that serves up a... Read More »

In Review: ‘Gimme a Wimpy Burger and Paint it Red’

In Review: ‘Gimme a Wimpy Burger and Paint it Red’
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In diner lingo, a “splash of red noise” is tomato soup, and “burn the British” is a toasted... Read More »

Knowledge & Wisdom: How to Eat Beyond the Mac

Knowledge & Wisdom: How to Eat Beyond the Mac
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Ben Watson’s apple world is bigger than most–and he thinks everyone should have the chance to experience it.... Read More »

October Dinner Menu | Apple Braised Pork Shoulder

October Dinner Menu | Apple Braised Pork Shoulder
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Yankee prepares a new menu each month with recipes from our online collection. For October we combine the... Read More »

Old-Fashioned Blueberry Muffins (1981)

Old-Fashioned Blueberry Muffins (1981)

Old-Fashioned Blueberry Muffins (1981)
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Peach and Hot-Pepper Salsa

Peach and Hot-Pepper Salsa

Peach and Hot-Pepper Salsa
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Pickled Peaches

Pickled Peaches
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Roasted Pork Loin

Roasted Pork Loin
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September Monthly Menu

September Monthly Menu
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Spaghetti with Beets, Walnuts, and Goat Cheese

Spaghetti with Beets, Walnuts, and Goat Cheese

Spaghetti with Beets, Walnuts, and Goat Cheese
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The 5 Best Breweries in New England

The 5 Best Breweries in New England

The 5 Best Breweries in New England
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What are the best breweries in New England? We asked beer, food & football expert Kerry J. Byrne... Read More »

The Guide Food: Everything Old Is New Again

The Guide Food: Everything Old Is New Again

The Guide Food: Everything Old Is New Again
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In 1936 Yankee ran an ad for a hotel in Boston, on swanky Commonwealth Avenue no less, offering... Read More »

Thick Scalded Jonnycakes (1981)

Thick Scalded Jonnycakes (1981)
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Thin Cold-Milk Jonnycakes (1981)

Thin Cold-Milk Jonnycakes (1981)

Thin Cold-Milk Jonnycakes (1981)
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Tomato Marmalade

Tomato Marmalade
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Vermont-Style Baked Beans (1992)

Vermont-Style Baked Beans (1992)

Vermont-Style Baked Beans (1992)
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Home & Garden

Heywood-Wakefield Furniture | Antiques

Heywood-Wakefield Furniture | Antiques

Heywood-Wakefield Furniture | Antiques
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In the 1930s, furniture from Heywood-Wakefield gave American homes a bright, fresh look. Today, you can find Heywood-Wakefield... Read More »

House for Sale: Everybody Loves a Waterfall …

House for Sale: Everybody Loves a Waterfall …
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We didn’t immediately see the falls as we pulled off Route 14 into an ample parking area next... Read More »

House Redux: Yankee Magazine’s Original House for Sale

House Redux: Yankee Magazine’s Original House for Sale
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Read the Original House for Sale article It all started with a crooked-looking bay window in 1999. More... Read More »

Photography

SLIDE SHOW: New England Foliage by Susan Cole Kelly

SLIDE SHOW: New England Foliage by Susan Cole Kelly
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Meet Susan Cole Kelly. Sue has been photographing New England for over 20 years and works with local... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Summer on a Maine Island

SLIDE SHOW: Summer on a Maine Island
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Ever wonder what it’s like to spend the summer on an island in Maine, living, sleeping, and breathing... Read More »

The Colors of Fall | Photographs

The Colors of Fall | Photographs
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Join nature photographers Jerry and Marcy Monkman on a visual journey through the six New England states in... Read More »

Travel

Tauck’s “Classic New England” Tour

Tauck’s “Classic New England” Tour
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Arthur Tauck Sr. started the whole leaf-peeping trade in 1925, when he first took paying passengers to see... Read More »

More Great Stories

Enjoying the Bounty of CSAs

Enjoying the Bounty of CSAs
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We’re big on CSAs here at Yankee headquarters, and of course right now the good earth is still... Read More »

How New England Are You?

How New England Are You?
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75 Things Every New Englander Should Do … Here’s a life list for anyone who loves the region,... Read More »

Sense of Place: Road Trip

Sense of Place: Road Trip
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Day One I first meet Scotty Johnston at Boston’s Omni Parker House hotel, the gathering place for Tauck’s... Read More »

YANKEE CLASSIC: House for Sale

YANKEE CLASSIC: House for Sale
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Yankee Classic from April, 1950. DEAR MANY READERS: Thanks for your letter. For some months now we have... Read More »



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