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January/February 2012 Issue Archive

‘A Hard Place to Grow Deer’

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The winter of 2011 came slowly to north-central Maine. Low snowfall and mild temperatures had run through most... Read More »

43 Reasons to Love Winter in New England

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We’ve compiled a not-so-serious list of 43 of the very best reasons to stick around New England for... Read More »

Bag Balm | We Invented the Perfect Cure for Dry Skin

Bag Balm | We Invented the Perfect Cure for Dry Skin

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We Invented the Perfect Cure for Dry Skin New Englanders are confident enough to take a product intended... Read More »

Beautiful Scenery

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Familiar Landscapes Can Look Like Paintings See the other 42 reasons to love winter! Read More »

Beef & Ale Hand Pies

Beef & Ale Hand Pies

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Bob-Houses | Free Lakefront Homes

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In Praise of BOB-HOUSES | You Can Still Enjoy a Lakefront Home for Free When winter begins to... Read More »

Caretaker of the Clock | Here in New England

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One summer day in 1965, Bob Fogg, was at the Hancock, New Hampshire, town dump when the local... Read More »

Cherry Chocolate Coffee Cake

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Like many of you, we like to commemorate special days — like Presidents’ Day — with special dishes... Read More »

Chicken Pot Pies with Cheddar-Scallion Biscuits

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Child’s First Snow

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There’s Nothing Like a Child’s First Snow Since 2005, new arrivals to Portland, Maine, from warm-weather foreign countries... Read More »

Classic Cherry Pie

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Cochran Ski Area Champions

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A Tiny Hill Can Grow Champions A hillside farm sits alongside the Winooski River in Richmond, Vermont. The... Read More »

Cold-Water Swimming

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We Can Still Go Swimming Amoskeag Ledge in Manchester, New Hampshire, attracted the city’s famous Brownies (photo circa... Read More »

Comfort Food

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Comfort Food Warms Us, Body and Soul One of winter’s great rewards is the excuse to savor rich... Read More »

Cottage in Historic Middletown, RI

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It falls quietly, here in this gentle clearing, snow as downy as a feather. Brushing up against the... Read More »

Crafts: Make a Valentine Shadow Box

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This sweet and touching project has become my favorite Valentine’s gift, and it’s far more personal than the... Read More »

Crafts| Create a Sunlight Print

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One of the favorite gifts I found for my daughters this past Christmas was a sunlight print kit... Read More »

Crispy Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crispy Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Few desserts in life are as classic as the chocolate chip cookie, but despite their simple perfection, variations... Read More »

Decode the Meaning of Handkerchief Flirtations

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My great-grandmother was born just before the start of the Civil War and so spent her teens in... Read More »

Easter Basket Cupcakes

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Easter is a holiday with solid sugar ties. Each spring we are presented with baskets of sweetness (actual... Read More »

Favorite Super Bowl Recipes

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Super Bowl Sunday isn’t quite the same without the Pats, but many of us will still be gathering... Read More »

February Monthly Menu

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Yankee prepares a new menu for you each month. Read More »

Firehouse Chili

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Golden Challah Bread | Best Cook

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At a Jewish day school in Northampton that her children attended, Simona Pozzetto was known as “the challah... Read More »

Grapefruit Pound Cake

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I can’t help but reach for the citrus during these long, gray February days. Grapefruit is in season... Read More »

Great New England Events

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You Don’t Want to Miss These Events Boston Wine Festival, Boston, MA January 6-March 30 Your woodstove isn’t... Read More »

Great Storm Stories

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Great storms give us stories to tell forever. We’ve had some doozies, but none that have outdone the... Read More »



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