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March/April 2012

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Annmary Brown Memorial in Providence, Rhode Island

Annmary Brown Memorial in Providence, Rhode Island
2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

At the heart of Gothic literature is love–doomed love, perhaps, but love nonetheless. Just ask Edgar Allan Poe,... Read More »

Branford

Branford
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

WHERE TO EAT Foe American bistro in an elegant, casual setting. Don’t miss the seafood succotash and crab-cake-... Read More »

Clinton

Clinton
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WHERE TO STAY Clinton Antique Center A permanent indoor treasure trove, with more than 75 dealers. 860-669-3839 Clinton... Read More »

Community Supports Farm After Accident

Community Supports Farm After Accident
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In April 2006, at the start of the planting season, John Augustin had a tractor accident. It was... Read More »

Confessions of a Marsha Jordan Girl

Confessions of a Marsha Jordan Girl
5 votes, 4.40 avg. rating (86% score)

When blueberries are in season and I’m feeling nostalgic for my younger days, I dig out a purple-stained... Read More »

Connecticut Shoreline | When You Go …

Connecticut Shoreline | When You Go …
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A sampling of destinations along the Connecticut shoreline. For additional information on dining, lodging, events, and activities, go... Read More »

Guilford

Guilford
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WHERE TO EAT Cilantro Freshly roasted coffee, plus don’t miss the grilled tomato and mozzarella on eggplant slices.... Read More »

I Took a Voyage on the R.M.S Titanic

I Took a Voyage on the R.M.S Titanic
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Excerpt from “I Took a Voyage on the R.M.S Titanic,” Yankee Magazine, June 1981. Marjorie Newell Robb of... Read More »

Madison

Madison
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MADISON WHERE TO STAY Inn at Lafayette Downtown restored church/meetinghouse with Euro flair. 866-623-7498; innatlafayette.com Café Allegre Italian... Read More »

Make Gardening Fit Your Lifestyle

Make Gardening Fit Your Lifestyle
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Patti Moreno discovered her passion for gardening in 1998, when she was looking for a way to lose... Read More »

New England’s Harborside Fish Shacks

New England’s Harborside Fish Shacks
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In one form or another, New England’s harborside fish shacks have been sheltering men and their gear over... Read More »

North Bennet Street School | Local Treasure

North Bennet Street School | Local Treasure
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The power-tool room at the North Bennet Street School is cramped, to say the least. Shaped like an... Read More »

Patriots’ Day Reenactment | Two Mornings in April

Patriots’ Day Reenactment | Two Mornings in April
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

SLIDE SHOW: Patriots’ Day Reenactment A ragged band of Americans march tiredly towards the North Bridge in Concord,... Read More »

Peter Miller Captures Vermont Life

Peter Miller Captures Vermont Life
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Peter Miller slows his car to a stop. It’s a cloudless late-morning day in mid-June, and Miller pauses... Read More »

The Best 5 Nurseries & Garden Centers in New England

The Best 5 Nurseries & Garden Centers in New England

The Best 5 Nurseries & Garden Centers in New England
15 votes, 4.07 avg. rating (81% score)

The best nurseries and garden centers in New England, as chosen by gardening expert Tovah Martin. Tovah Martin,... Read More »

The Irony of a Tree | Mary’s Farm

The Irony of a Tree | Mary’s Farm
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Around this time of year, I start thinking about pruning my fruit trees. A few years ago, I... Read More »

The Sound of Spring on the Connecticut Shoreline

The Sound of Spring on the Connecticut Shoreline
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Time stands still in all the best places, but only for so long. As spring melts into Long... Read More »

Want Not

Want Not
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“If you want to get those beautiful, architecturally designed containers with that urban look, you can. But they... Read More »

Waste Not

Waste Not
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Patti Moreno doesn’t like to mess around with expensive, cumbersome compost bins. Instead, she creates cylinder-shaped enclosures out... Read More »

Westbrook

Westbrook
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WESTBROOK WHERE TO STAY Captain Stannard House A block from West Beach, with cozy rooms in a former... Read More »

What To Do in Old Saybrook | Lodging, Dining & Attractions

What To Do in Old Saybrook | Lodging, Dining & Attractions

What To Do in Old Saybrook | Lodging, Dining & Attractions
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WHERE TO EAT IN OLD SAYBROOK, CONNECTICUT Penny Lane Pub English-style fare with light options (pear salad and... Read More »

Why the Registered Maine Guide Still Matters

Why the Registered Maine Guide Still Matters
9 votes, 4.22 avg. rating (83% score)

VIDEO: Traditions of the Maine Guide Nearly four decades ago, I tried to become a Maine Guide. I... Read More »

Food

April Monthly Menu

April Monthly Menu
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Aunt Val’s New England Corned-Beef Dinner

Aunt Val’s New England Corned-Beef Dinner

Aunt Val’s New England Corned-Beef Dinner
8 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (70% score)

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Baked Eggs in Hash Brown Cups

Baked Eggs in Hash Brown Cups

Baked Eggs in Hash Brown Cups
37 votes, 3.62 avg. rating (72% score)

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Dutch Baby with Ham & Cheese

Dutch Baby with Ham & Cheese
4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

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Homegrown: Mead in New England

Homegrown: Mead in New England

Homegrown: Mead in New England
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Welcome to my glorious winery,” says Ian Bennett as he opens the door to Isaaks of Salem. The... Read More »

Irish Soda Bread French Toast

Irish Soda Bread French Toast

Irish Soda Bread French Toast
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Moroccan-Spiced Chicken with Mead, Apricots & Almonds

Moroccan-Spiced Chicken with Mead, Apricots & Almonds

Moroccan-Spiced Chicken with Mead, Apricots & Almonds
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

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Morse’s Swedish Pancakes

Morse’s Swedish Pancakes

Morse’s Swedish Pancakes
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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New England’s Best Breakfasts

New England’s Best Breakfasts

New England’s Best Breakfasts
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

A delicious, if daunting, challenge: Find the best start-the-day-right meals in a region famous for jonnycakes and blueberry... Read More »

New Hampshire’s Finest Scramble

New Hampshire’s Finest Scramble

New Hampshire’s Finest Scramble
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Shakshuka (Poached Eggs with Curried Tomatoes)

Shakshuka (Poached Eggs with Curried Tomatoes)
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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St. Patrick’s Day Feast | Recipes from Our Best Cook

St. Patrick’s Day Feast | Recipes from Our Best Cook

St. Patrick’s Day Feast | Recipes from Our Best Cook
6 votes, 4.31 avg. rating (85% score)

Valencia Menard, known to many as “Aunt Val,” welcomes visitors into her kitchen–green tablecloth, shamrocks on the fridge... Read More »

St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Hat Brownie Bites

St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Hat Brownie Bites
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Toad in the Hole

Toad in the Hole
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Vanilla Waffles with Ginger-Peach Compote & Maple Whipped Cream

Vanilla Waffles with Ginger-Peach Compote & Maple Whipped Cream

Vanilla Waffles with Ginger-Peach Compote & Maple Whipped Cream
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

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Zhoug (Syrian Chili Paste)

Zhoug (Syrian Chili Paste)
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Home & Garden

A Select Guide to Fixers Around New England

A Select Guide to Fixers Around New England
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Looking for someone who can repair a cherished possession? Use this guide to fixers around New England. QUILTS... Read More »

Blue Dye

Blue Dye
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Shred half of a large red cabbage and combine with the base. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat... Read More »

Brown Dye

Brown Dye
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Combine 4 tablespoons of ground coffee with the base and stir well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat... Read More »

Fixer Dean Schulefand | New England China and Crystal Repair Expert

Fixer Dean Schulefand | New England China and Crystal Repair Expert

Fixer Dean Schulefand | New England China and Crystal Repair Expert
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New England china and crystal repair expert Dean Schulefand is a favorite New England fixer. For the last... Read More »

Home Decor from Reclaimed Items

Home Decor from Reclaimed Items
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Local artisans keep used goods out of the landfills by turning reclaimed materials into beautiful pieces for the... Read More »

Homemade Egg Dye | Easter Craft

Homemade Egg Dye | Easter Craft

Homemade Egg Dye | Easter Craft
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Looking for a fun Easter craft? Ditch the kit and make your own homemade egg dye using common kitchen ingredients.... Read More »

How to Shop for Free

How to Shop for Free
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Every week Kathy Spencer does the impossible: For her family of six, she spends just $4 a week... Read More »

Mud Season Survival | Humor

Mud Season Survival | Humor
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

1. Feign indifference. If the mud senses you’re afraid, you’re doomed. 2. Dress in the style known as... Read More »

Red Dye

Red Dye
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Roughly chop 2 beets, and combine with the base. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20... Read More »

Stephen Willette | Artisan Profile

Stephen Willette | Artisan Profile
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Woodworker Stephen Willette doesn’t like things going to waste, but there’s another reason why he often builds with... Read More »

Steps to Repairing China Objects

Steps to Repairing China Objects

Steps to Repairing China Objects
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Wondering how to create that perfect, invisible china plate, cup, or statue fix? China and crystal repair expert... Read More »

The Fixers | New England Antique Repair Experts

The Fixers | New England Antique Repair Experts
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Have a broken heirloom clock, book, or china teacup that needs repairing? How about an antique doorknob that... Read More »

Waterfront Property in Tenants Harbor, Maine

Waterfront Property in Tenants Harbor, Maine
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

From this year-round waterfront property in Tenants Harbor, Maine, you can see Andrew Wyeth’s summer house across the... Read More »

Yellow Dye

Yellow Dye
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Combine 5 tablespoons of ground turmeric with the base and stir well. Simmer just until the turmeric dissolves,... Read More »

Photography

Patriots’ Day Reenactment | Photos

Patriots’ Day Reenactment | Photos

Patriots’ Day Reenactment | Photos
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Over the span of a few days in April each year, Patriot reenactors come together to breathe life... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Long Island Sound in Spring

SLIDE SHOW: Long Island Sound in Spring
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

The towns that dot the Connecticut shoreline along the Long Island Sound were coming to life as photographer... Read More »

Travel

Branford

Branford
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

WHERE TO EAT Foe American bistro in an elegant, casual setting. Don’t miss the seafood succotash and crab-cake-... Read More »

Clinton

Clinton
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

WHERE TO STAY Clinton Antique Center A permanent indoor treasure trove, with more than 75 dealers. 860-669-3839 Clinton... Read More »

Connecticut Shoreline | When You Go …

Connecticut Shoreline | When You Go …
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

A sampling of destinations along the Connecticut shoreline. For additional information on dining, lodging, events, and activities, go... Read More »

Guilford

Guilford
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

WHERE TO EAT Cilantro Freshly roasted coffee, plus don’t miss the grilled tomato and mozzarella on eggplant slices.... Read More »

Madison

Madison
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

MADISON WHERE TO STAY Inn at Lafayette Downtown restored church/meetinghouse with Euro flair. 866-623-7498; innatlafayette.com Café Allegre Italian... Read More »

The Sound of Spring on the Connecticut Shoreline

The Sound of Spring on the Connecticut Shoreline
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Time stands still in all the best places, but only for so long. As spring melts into Long... Read More »

Westbrook

Westbrook
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

WESTBROOK WHERE TO STAY Captain Stannard House A block from West Beach, with cozy rooms in a former... Read More »

What To Do in Old Saybrook | Lodging, Dining & Attractions

What To Do in Old Saybrook | Lodging, Dining & Attractions

What To Do in Old Saybrook | Lodging, Dining & Attractions
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

WHERE TO EAT IN OLD SAYBROOK, CONNECTICUT Penny Lane Pub English-style fare with light options (pear salad and... Read More »

More Great Stories

Best Spring Flower Festivals in New England

Best Spring Flower Festivals in New England

Best Spring Flower Festivals in New England
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Craving color after a long winter? Check out one of our picks for the best spring flower festivals... Read More »

Book Review | The Call, by Yannick Murphy

Book Review | The Call, by Yannick Murphy
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Tolstoy once said that all happy families are alike, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own... Read More »

Easter Brunch Recipes

Easter Brunch Recipes

Easter Brunch Recipes
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Whether you’re arriving home from church or winding down from an energetic egg hunt, Easter brunch has always... Read More »

Identify Animal Tracks | Animal Track Identification Chart

Identify Animal Tracks | Animal Track Identification Chart
1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

A dusting of snow reveals prints, a sign our woodland creatures are still active. Use our handy chart... Read More »

Lobster Bib Photo Sweepstakes

Lobster Bib Photo Sweepstakes
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1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 2. HOW TO ENTER: To... Read More »

Maine Coon Cats | Infographic

Maine Coon Cats | Infographic

Maine Coon Cats | Infographic
5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

While Maine coon cats are not actually a cross between a raccoon and a domestic cat, it is... Read More »

Maple Recipes for Spring

Maple Recipes for Spring

Maple Recipes for Spring
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Ever since Haudenosaunee and Algonquian Natives discovered that cooking maple sap produced a sweet sugar, the taste of... Read More »

Mix Café & Bakery, Jeffersonville, Vermont

Mix Café & Bakery, Jeffersonville, Vermont
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

The first thing that hits you as you walk into this sunny spot in the tiny village of... Read More »

Morse’s Kraut House, North Waldoboro, Maine

Morse’s Kraut House, North Waldoboro, Maine

Morse’s Kraut House, North Waldoboro, Maine
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German-food fans have been making pilgrimages to Virgil Morse’s farm since he began selling fresh sauerkraut in 1918.... Read More »

O’Rourke’s Diner, Middletown, Connecticut

O’Rourke’s Diner, Middletown, Connecticut
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

On a hill above the western bank of the Connecticut River, down past the charming brick and brownstone... Read More »

Red Sox Team Uniform Trivia | Infographic

Red Sox Team Uniform Trivia | Infographic
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Are you a die-hard Red Sox fan? Did you know the number worn by more Red Sox than... Read More »

RESOURCE LIST: New England Fixers

RESOURCE LIST: New England Fixers
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Our handy list of “fixers” will lead you to the craftsmen in your area who can fix your... Read More »

Sofra Bakery & Café, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sofra Bakery & Café, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Boston’s best bakery for sweets doesn’t serve a single blueberry muffin. Instead, the treats lining Sofra’s white-marble counter... Read More »

The Friendly Toast, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The Friendly Toast, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The Friendly Toast, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

It’s not just owner Melissa Jasper’s epic collection of vintage kitsch that draws people into “the Toast” for... Read More »

The Guide Food: New England’s Best Breakfasts

The Guide Food: New England’s Best Breakfasts
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A delicious, if daunting, challenge: Find the best start-the-day-right meals in a region famous for jonnycakes and blueberry... Read More »

The Sunnyside Diner’s Recipe for Dutch Baby

The Sunnyside Diner’s Recipe for Dutch Baby

The Sunnyside Diner’s Recipe for Dutch Baby
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Editor’s Note: The Sunnyside Diner is now closed, but you can still get their recipe for Dutch Baby... Read More »



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