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March/April 2013

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2013 My Hometown Photo Contest Winners

2013 My Hometown Photo Contest Winners
2 votes, 2.00 avg. rating (52% score)

Sometimes it seems that we grow immune to the places and people that we see every day. After... Read More »

Austin’s Auction Tips

Austin’s Auction Tips
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1. Get to know the item that interests you. LaGina Austin recommends attending the auction preview, when “you... Read More »

Book Review | Marmee & Louisa and My Heart is Boundless

Book Review | Marmee & Louisa and My Heart is Boundless
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I’ve never read Little Women; boys didn’t when I was growing up, and most still don’t. Thus, much... Read More »

Cabot, Vermont | Where the Heart Rubs Against the Place

Cabot, Vermont | Where the Heart Rubs Against the Place
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My great-aunt Hope, who visited all 50 states after she and Uncle Bill had retired, once told me... Read More »

Celebrating a 250-Year-Old House | Mary’s Farm

Celebrating a 250-Year-Old House | Mary’s Farm
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

The rise of the fields’ soft curves, the seasons of the hay, the broad reach of the old... Read More »

Eminent Domain in Ascutney, Vermont | I Will Not Leave

Eminent Domain in Ascutney, Vermont | I Will Not Leave
28 votes, 4.32 avg. rating (86% score)

In the summer of 1964, Romaine Tenney was a bachelor farmer. He milked 25 cows by hand on... Read More »

Fenway Victory Gardens | Local Treasure

Fenway Victory Gardens | Local Treasure

Fenway Victory Gardens | Local Treasure
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The “Fenway Victory Gardens”, lie within sight of the Green monster and are America’s oldest original World War... Read More »

How Do You Keep the Bids Coming? | The Big Question

How Do You Keep the Bids Coming? | The Big Question
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“This is work I’ve always known. Where I grew up in Arkansas, my parents had a small auction... Read More »

Mud Season Humor | New England’s Newest Tourist Draw

Mud Season Humor | New England’s Newest Tourist Draw
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Roadside Attractions Every spring, Vermont’s 8,700 miles of dirt roads provide surefire entertainment to Green Mountaineers as they... Read More »

Poore Family Farm | Here in New England

Poore Family Farm | Here in New England
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Web Extra: View more photos of the Poore Family Farm. Imagine a house that held everything that you’d... Read More »

Run of the River | Hydro Power Plant Restoration

Run of the River | Hydro Power Plant Restoration
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Bob King stands at the headworks of an old, 18-foot-high hemlock-and-stone crib dam spanning the Westfield River between... Read More »

Running Tips from Four-Time Boston Marathon Winner Bill Rodgers

Running Tips from Four-Time Boston Marathon Winner Bill Rodgers

Running Tips from Four-Time Boston Marathon Winner Bill Rodgers
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Bill Rodgers knows marathons. In the 1970s and early 1980s, no other runner dominated the sport as he... Read More »

The Northern Pass Project | ‘My Roots Are Deeper than Your Pockets’

The Northern Pass Project | ‘My Roots Are Deeper than Your Pockets’
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Lynne Placey is a 66-year-old widow who loves teaching piano in her small house in Stewartstown, New Hampshire.... Read More »

Food

Belgian-Style Pork Carbonnade

Belgian-Style Pork Carbonnade
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Caroline Craig’s Squash Sticky Buns

Caroline Craig’s Squash Sticky Buns

Caroline Craig’s Squash Sticky Buns
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Coleslaw with Maple-Cider Dressing

Coleslaw with Maple-Cider Dressing
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Dishes at Cogswell’s Grant | Recipes from the Best Cook

Dishes at Cogswell’s Grant | Recipes from the Best Cook
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One day in 1966, Al and Caroline Craig walked down the road to pick strawberries at Cogswell’s Grant,... Read More »

French-Toast Bread Pudding with Rum-Spiked Maple-Toffee Sauce

French-Toast Bread Pudding with Rum-Spiked Maple-Toffee Sauce

French-Toast Bread Pudding with Rum-Spiked Maple-Toffee Sauce
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Homegrown: Hill Farmstead Brewery in Vermont

Homegrown: Hill Farmstead Brewery in Vermont
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

The new honey saison on Hill Farmstead’s roster of craft beers is the very model of genteel elegance:... Read More »

Italian Easter Bread with Dyed Eggs

Italian Easter Bread with Dyed Eggs
19 votes, 3.79 avg. rating (75% score)

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Making the Grade | Maple Sugar Production and Recipes

Making the Grade | Maple Sugar Production and Recipes
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

On a mild Sunday afternoon in March, the air outside Ben’s Sugar Shack in Temple, New Hampshire, carries... Read More »

Maple Baked Beans

Maple Baked Beans
20 votes, 3.90 avg. rating (78% score)

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Maple-Glazed Spareribs

Maple-Glazed Spareribs
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Maple-Pecan Oat Pancakes

Maple-Pecan Oat Pancakes
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Maple-Walnut Layer Cake with Easy Maple Frosting

Maple-Walnut Layer Cake with Easy Maple Frosting
3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

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Nina Fletcher Little’s Favorite Crispy Cookies

Nina Fletcher Little’s Favorite Crispy Cookies
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Home & Garden

Antiques & Collectibles | Costume Jewelry from Providence, RI

Antiques & Collectibles | Costume Jewelry from Providence, RI
3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

Shakespeare warned that “all that glitters is not gold.” In fact, I’ve found that most of what glitters... Read More »

House for Sale | Israel Arnold House

House for Sale | Israel Arnold House
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Actually, the original part of the “Israel Arnold House”–that’s how it’s listed on the National Register of Historic... Read More »

How to Green Your Own Home

How to Green Your Own Home
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Get an Energy Audit “This is the very first step. It doesn’t cost that much in the grand... Read More »

Kitchen Products | New England’s Finest

Kitchen Products | New England’s Finest
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1. Chefs love carbon-steel knives for their ability to hold an edge. These hand-forged beauties ($13.70-$89) by the... Read More »

Make String Easter Eggs

Make String Easter Eggs
37 votes, 3.59 avg. rating (72% score)

Bring bright color to your home with simple, inexpensive string eggs.   String eggs are a quick and... Read More »

Unity House | A Leed Platinum Sustainable House

Unity House | A Leed Platinum Sustainable House
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

The president’s house at Unity College is no grand Georgian manor in the New England tradition. The walls... Read More »

Photography

2013 My Hometown Photo Contest Winners

2013 My Hometown Photo Contest Winners
2 votes, 2.00 avg. rating (52% score)

Sometimes it seems that we grow immune to the places and people that we see every day. After... Read More »

Poore Farm Historic Homestead Slide Show

Poore Farm Historic Homestead Slide Show
6 votes, 4.17 avg. rating (82% score)

The Poore Farm Historic Homestead and Museum represents one family’s life in Stewartstown, New Hampshire, from the 1830s... Read More »

Travel

Masterpiece Theatres | New England Art Collections

Masterpiece Theatres | New England Art Collections
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Blame it on the majestic New England scenery that lured artists to its shores and mountains–or on savvy... Read More »



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