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November/December 2010

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Angels Among Us 2010

Angels Among Us 2010
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Yankee Magazine proudly recognizes the “Angels Among Us” of” 2010. Congratulations to these dedicated New Englanders who are... Read More »

Berlin Dictionary | Only in New England

Berlin Dictionary | Only in New England
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As a native of Berlin, New Hampshire, Rachelle Beaudoin knows the difference between fesses and foufounes. She jokes... Read More »

Bevin Bros. Manufacturing Company | Where the Bells Ring On

Bevin Bros. Manufacturing Company | Where the Bells Ring On
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If the Bevin Bros. Manufacturing Company had gone out of business, we would have written you a pretty... Read More »

Bringing Plants Indoors | Knowledge & Wisdom

Bringing Plants Indoors | Knowledge & Wisdom
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There are two temperature ranges that will determine what you can grow in a given location. … The... Read More »

Dairy Farmers Cling to the Land They Love | Holding On

Dairy Farmers Cling to the Land They Love | Holding On

Dairy Farmers Cling to the Land They Love | Holding On
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What is the true value of a farm, or of a farmer like Melvin Churchill? Dairy Farmers across... Read More »

House For Sale: A Visit With the Rhode Island Lady Who Knows Everybody

House For Sale: A Visit With the Rhode Island Lady Who Knows Everybody
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We’ve lived heah fo-evah,” our longtime friend Carol Dugan told us when we first met in 1987, mimicking... Read More »

How to Create Your Own Community Luminaria Display

How to Create Your Own Community Luminaria Display
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Chris Hackett, who helps organize the annual event in Westminster, Vermont, offers these tips: Reach out to every... Read More »

Santa’s Home | Mary’s Farm

Santa’s Home | Mary’s Farm
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Downstairs in the farmhouse here, I have a small furnished apartment that I sometimes rent out. Last year... Read More »

The Big Q | Click and Clack from Car Talk

The Big Q | Click and Clack from Car Talk
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Car Talk co-host Tom Magliozzi, one half of the Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers NPR radio team,... Read More »

The Crèche at Regina Laudis | Local Treasure

The Crèche at Regina Laudis | Local Treasure
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If the crèche at the Abbey of Regina Laudis strikes you as a little out of place, there’s... Read More »

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas
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This Christmas Eve, as we do every year, my family will enjoy a meal and some early presents... Read More »

Food

Apple-Pear-Cranberry Crostata

Apple-Pear-Cranberry Crostata
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Best 5: Holiday Pies

Best 5: Holiday Pies
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When you need a rest from holiday cooking, why not buy a homemade pie? These five New England... Read More »

Carrot Dip with Orange & Cumin

Carrot Dip with Orange & Cumin
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Chai-Spiced Orange-Cranberry Sauce

Chai-Spiced Orange-Cranberry Sauce

Chai-Spiced Orange-Cranberry Sauce
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Chocolate Pudding in Mini Pastry Shells

Chocolate Pudding in Mini Pastry Shells
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Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles
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Coconut-Curry Stir Fry with Pork and Cranberries

Coconut-Curry Stir Fry with Pork and Cranberries

Coconut-Curry Stir Fry with Pork and Cranberries
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Crab and Coriander Salad in Mini Pastry Shells

Crab and Coriander Salad in Mini Pastry Shells
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Cranberry Cordial

Cranberry Cordial

Cranberry Cordial
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Cranberry-Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberry-Pistachio Biscotti
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December Dinner Menu | Roast Beef, Dinner Rolls & Maple Squash Souffle

December Dinner Menu | Roast Beef, Dinner Rolls & Maple Squash Souffle

December Dinner Menu | Roast Beef, Dinner Rolls & Maple Squash Souffle
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Make a colorful meal for your holiday feasts using this December dinner menu.  Start with cream of broccoli... Read More »

Gifts from the Kitchen

Gifts from the Kitchen
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To give or receive something handmade–especially if it’s edible–feels more in the spirit of the season than any... Read More »

Glazed Cranberry Tea Cakes

Glazed Cranberry Tea Cakes

Glazed Cranberry Tea Cakes
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Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen:

Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen:
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From Yvonne Ruperti of America’s Test Kitchen comes a quartet of sweet peppermint treats for family and friends.... Read More »

Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows

Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows
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How to Carve a Turkey | Knowledge & Wisdom

How to Carve a Turkey | Knowledge & Wisdom
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We all know how the story goes: A perfect-looking bird comes out of the oven, and a less-than-perfect-looking... Read More »

Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd
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Lemon Curd in Mini Pastry Shells

Lemon Curd in Mini Pastry Shells
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Lynch Poupon

Lynch Poupon
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Maple Granola

Maple Granola
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November Dinner Menu | Roast Turkey, Green Beans & Mashed Potatoes

November Dinner Menu | Roast Turkey, Green Beans & Mashed Potatoes

November Dinner Menu | Roast Turkey, Green Beans & Mashed Potatoes
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When serving the big feast, it’s best to have plenty of side dishes. For our November dinner menu,... Read More »

Orange Marmalade

Orange Marmalade
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Oysters with Mignonette Sauce

Oysters with Mignonette Sauce
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Pizza Dough Cracker Bread

Pizza Dough Cracker Bread
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Rosemary-Garlic Croutons

Rosemary-Garlic Croutons
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Seven-Spice Blend

Seven-Spice Blend
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Tarragon-Shallot Vinegar

Tarragon-Shallot Vinegar
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The Beautiful Harvest

The Beautiful Harvest
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The New England landscape is so often portrayed as an austere place, the chilly backdrop to Pilgrim hardship,... Read More »

TODAY Show Recipes

TODAY Show Recipes
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Yankee Magazine‘s food editor Annie B. Copps shared some ideas for last minute holiday entertaining on the TODAY... Read More »

Tomato-Soup Cake

Tomato-Soup Cake
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Home & Garden

Bacon & Day Banjo | Antiques & Collectibles

Bacon & Day Banjo | Antiques & Collectibles
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For me, listening to music is a live-out-loud experience. That’s why my iPod often sits idle, gathering dust... Read More »

Gourmet Kitchen Supplies | New England’s Finest

Gourmet Kitchen Supplies | New England’s Finest
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Stock up on artisan-crafted kitchen basics and gourmet staples. 1. You could use this family-size cherrywood salad bowl... Read More »

Home: Count Your Blessings

Home: Count Your Blessings
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When the Tesluk family moved into a New Canaan, Connecticut, landmark, they became part of the town’s history,... Read More »

Influence Of The Harvard Five

Influence Of The Harvard Five
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Mac Patterson’s, crusade to pioneer a new kind of architecture is in keeping with New Canaan’s history of... Read More »

Make Custom Cake Plates | Inspired Ideas

Make Custom Cake Plates | Inspired Ideas
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Here’s something different: There was no multitiered wedding cake at the last reception we attended. The bride was... Read More »

Photography

2010 Fall Photo Contest Finalists

2010 Fall Photo Contest Finalists
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This year more than 1,000 photos were entered into our annual fall photo contest, which has made choosing... Read More »

Fall in New England | Photography Slide Show

Fall in New England | Photography Slide Show
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View a sampling of some of our favorite user-submitted photos depicting fall in New England.   Read More »

New England Fall Photos

New England Fall Photos
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Our readers are some of the best foliage photographers out there. Check out a small sampling of some... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Luminary Tradition

SLIDE SHOW: Luminary Tradition
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Read the story: Creating a Glow. Wellesley’s Luminary Night began in December 2007 as the brainchild of resident,... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Nantucket Christmas Stroll

SLIDE SHOW: Nantucket Christmas Stroll
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The island of Nantucket is best known as a popular destination in the summer. But each December it... Read More »

Thoreau’s Maine Woods | Slide Show

Thoreau’s Maine Woods | Slide Show
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Photographer Dan Tobyne presents a slide show of photographs of the Maine woods inspired by Henry David Thoreau.... Read More »

Vermont Dairy Farm | Photographs of Farm Life

Vermont Dairy Farm | Photographs of Farm Life
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Photographer Peter Miller has spent a lifetime capturing Vermont and her people. In this slide show, he turns... Read More »

Winter Photography Tips

Winter Photography Tips
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My most common photographic problem is poor exposure caused by a white sky. Digital cameras often determine exposure... Read More »

Travel

Festivities in New England

Festivities in New England
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CONNECTICUT Mystic Stroll. More than 50 Main Street stores serve up free food, while Santa hands out candy... Read More »

Nantucket Christmas Stroll Weekend | When You Go …

Nantucket Christmas Stroll Weekend | When You Go …
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For a detailed guide to the Annual Nantucket Christmas Stroll Weekend, call the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce at... Read More »

Travel: Come, Let’s Stroll in Nantucket

Travel: Come, Let’s Stroll in Nantucket
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Photo Credit: Carl Tremblay View the Slide Show: Nantucket Holiday Stroll. My first trip to the island of... Read More »

More Great Stories

2010 Fall Photo Contest Winner

2010 Fall Photo Contest Winner
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This blog is a first for me in a couple of ways: I haven’t written for a blog... Read More »

Announcing Yankee Magazine‘s 2010 Fall Photo Contest Winner

Announcing Yankee Magazine‘s 2010 Fall Photo Contest Winner
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After much deliberating, the judges have chosen Tahir Malik as the winner of Yankee Magazine‘s 2010 Fall Photo... Read More »

Bolton, MA: Suzy Becker

Bolton, MA: Suzy Becker
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Think back for a moment to 1989 and the world that was unfolding around AIDS and HIV. Medical... Read More »

Creating a Glow: Community Fundraiser

Creating a Glow: Community Fundraiser
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SLIDESHOW: Wellesley’s Luminary Night As a child growing up in Darien, Connecticut, Carrie McGraw learned the value of... Read More »

Diary of a Ski Patrolman: The Beginning

Diary of a Ski Patrolman: The Beginning
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Recent college graduate and former Yankee intern Josh Allen, spent last summer as a sea kayak guide in... Read More »

Diary of a Ski Patrolman: Week 2

Diary of a Ski Patrolman: Week 2
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Monday There should really be more than three “types” of skiers. When you go into a mountain rental... Read More »

Diary of a Ski Patrolman: Week 3

Diary of a Ski Patrolman: Week 3
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Monday Skiers and boarders know: our sport is exhilarating, beautiful, filled with memories, but also with an inherent... Read More »

Diary of a Ski Patrolman: Week 4

Diary of a Ski Patrolman: Week 4
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Monday Waking up to a six foot snow drift behind your car that needs to be shoveled is... Read More »

Glocester, RI: Lydia Walshin

Glocester, RI: Lydia Walshin
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In early December 2003, Deborah DeBare, executive director of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV) in... Read More »

How Yankee are you?

How Yankee are you?
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That’s the question we posed to readers in our September/October 75th anniversary issue. From eating apple pie with... Read More »

Inside Yankee

Inside Yankee
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When the holidays descend, happiness sometimes may be muted by stress over gift-giving, food preparation, and questions that... Read More »

Lyndonville, Vermont: Jodi Wheeler

Lyndonville, Vermont: Jodi Wheeler
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Jodi Wheeler is a lot of things to a lot of different people. To new mothers struggling to... Read More »

Nominate an Angel: DEADLINE MARCH 15

Nominate an Angel: DEADLINE MARCH 15
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Do you know someone who has made a difference in your community? Yankee Magazine‘s “Angels Among Us” program... Read More »

Portsmouth, NH: David Krempels

Portsmouth, NH: David Krempels
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This is a story that could have turned out much differently; nobody needs to remind David Krempels of... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Christmas Revels

SLIDE SHOW: Christmas Revels
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The Christmas Revels, a celebration of the beauty of folksong and dance on stage, has made its mark... Read More »



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