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September/October 2014

Feature Stories

Good Enough for Eve | Mary’s Farm

Good Enough for Eve | Mary’s Farm
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Apples. Have they been with us since the beginning of time? If you believe the story of Adam... Read More »

Gray Seals | The Most Controversial Animal in New England

Gray Seals | The Most Controversial Animal in New England
5 votes, 3.80 avg. rating (76% score)

Gray seals once were all but eliminated from New England waters. They give birth each fall on our... Read More »

How Do You Grow Giant Pumpkins? | Big Question with Steve Connolly

How Do You Grow Giant Pumpkins? | Big Question with Steve Connolly
2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

In the world of giant-pumpkin growing, Steve Connolly is one of its stars. In 2000 he became the... Read More »

Swan Point Cemetery | Local Treasure

Swan Point Cemetery | Local Treasure

Swan Point Cemetery | Local Treasure
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

For more than a century and a half, Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, Rhode Island, has been a... Read More »

Tasha Tudor | Legendary Children’s Book Illustrator

Tasha Tudor | Legendary Children’s Book Illustrator
6 votes, 4.17 avg. rating (82% score)

Seven years after her death, Tasha Tudor is still as enigmatic, fascinating, and entertaining as she was in... Read More »

The Monk in the Apple Orchard

The Monk in the Apple Orchard
6 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (91% score)

Ezekiel Goodband thinks that biting into a fresh apple should be a transcendent experience, and he’s devoted his... Read More »

Where to Find Giant Pumpkins in New England

Where to Find Giant Pumpkins in New England
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Check out some of the world’s biggest pumpkins (and their growers) in person at these festivals. Call ahead... Read More »

Food

Al’s French Frys | Local Flavor

Al’s French Frys | Local Flavor

Al’s French Frys | Local Flavor
4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

  Head to Al’s French Frys in Burlington, Vermont, for the tastiest home-style spuds in New England. HihowcanIhelpya?”... Read More »

Baked-Apple Mini-Crisps

Baked-Apple Mini-Crisps
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

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Cider Doughnut Muffins

Cider Doughnut Muffins
90 votes, 3.78 avg. rating (75% score)

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Cider-Braised Pork with Pearl Onions & Apple

Cider-Braised Pork with Pearl Onions & Apple
16 votes, 3.44 avg. rating (69% score)

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Cider-Soy-Glazed Chicken Wings

Cider-Soy-Glazed Chicken Wings

Cider-Soy-Glazed Chicken Wings
10 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (94% score)

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CiderDays Harvest Festival | Cider Celebration & Recipes

CiderDays Harvest Festival | Cider Celebration & Recipes

CiderDays Harvest Festival | Cider Celebration & Recipes
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

For one weekend each fall, Franklin County, Massachusetts, celebrates New England’s apple heritage with the ultimate CiderDays harvest... Read More »

Grape-Nuts Pudding | Recipe With A History

Grape-Nuts Pudding | Recipe With A History

Grape-Nuts Pudding | Recipe With A History
16 votes, 3.81 avg. rating (76% score)

What makes Grape-Nuts Pudding — a New England comfort-food classic — truly great? The secret’s in the cereal. In New... Read More »

Kale & Apple Salad with Cider-Vinegar Dressing

Kale & Apple Salad with Cider-Vinegar Dressing
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Maple Grape-Nuts Pudding

Maple Grape-Nuts Pudding
15 votes, 4.09 avg. rating (81% score)

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Home & Garden

Erin Flett | Open Studio

Erin Flett | Open Studio

Erin Flett | Open Studio
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Erin Flett, a Maine-based textile designer, creates her gorgeous prints with a view—literally—to New England’s great outdoors. Erin... Read More »

The Upcyclers at Todd Farm

The Upcyclers at Todd Farm
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Three professional furniture restorers take us treasure-hunting at Todd Farm, showing us how to turn one man’s trash... Read More »

Waterfront Home in Bayside, Maine | House for Sale

Waterfront Home in Bayside, Maine | House for Sale
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

And the views of Penobscot Bay are spectacular … You’re not familiar with the town of Bayside? Well,... Read More »

Photography

Connecticut Foliage Drive | Photographs

Connecticut Foliage Drive | Photographs
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Who doesn’t love autumn in New England?  And what’s more appealing than a picture-perfect drive through peak fall... Read More »

Maine Foliage Drive | Photographs

Maine Foliage Drive | Photographs
3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Who doesn’t love fall in New England? And, what’s better than a picture perfect drive through peak fall... Read More »

Massachusetts Foliage Drive | Photographs

Massachusetts Foliage Drive | Photographs
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Do you love fall in New England? How about a picture-perfect drive through peak fall color? We sure... Read More »

Mohawk Trail | Photographs

Mohawk Trail | Photographs
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

The Mohawk Trail — New England’s first official “scenic tourist route” — has had millions of drivers tool along... Read More »

More Photos of Giant Pumpkins

More Photos of Giant Pumpkins
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Giant-pumpkin grower Steve Connolly shared some photos of his enormous pumpkins.         Read More »

New Hampshire Foliage Drive | Photographs

New Hampshire Foliage Drive | Photographs
4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Who doesn’t love fall in New England? And, what’s better than a picture-perfect drive through peak fall color?... Read More »

Rhode Island Foliage Drive | Photographs

Rhode Island Foliage Drive | Photographs
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Is there any season more appealing than fall in New England? And what’s better than a picture-perfect drive... Read More »

Seals on Cape Cod | Photographs

Seals on Cape Cod | Photographs
5 votes, 4.20 avg. rating (83% score)

Photographer William Huber spent time in Chatham, Massachusetts, last summer capturing photographs of  the gray seals on Cape... Read More »

Vermont Foliage Drive | Photographs

Vermont Foliage Drive | Photographs
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Don’t you just love fall in New England? So do we!  We had one of our photographers capture... Read More »

Travel

Greenfield, Massachusetts | Could You Live Here?

Greenfield, Massachusetts | Could You Live Here?
21 votes, 4.52 avg. rating (89% score)

Greenfield, Massachusetts • settled: 1686 • Population: 17,456 At the start of the Mohawk Trail sits Greenfield, Massachusetts,... Read More »

Maine Foliage Drive | Directions

Maine Foliage Drive | Directions
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

This Maine foliage drive zips through back-roads Maine, where you may just want to stay. Distance: about 40... Read More »

New Hampshire Foliage Drive | Directions

New Hampshire Foliage Drive | Directions
4 votes, 3.25 avg. rating (67% score)

This New Hampshire foliage drive loops around Winnipesaukee and Squam lakes. Distance: about 75 miles round trip More:... Read More »

Northwestern Connecticut Foliage Drive | Directions

Northwestern Connecticut Foliage Drive | Directions
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

This Connecticut foliage drive takes a meandering jaunt through northwestern Connecticut’s scenic beauty and nature’s bounty. Distance: about... Read More »

Rhode Island Foliage Drive | Directions

Rhode Island Foliage Drive | Directions
1 vote, 2.00 avg. rating (59% score)

This Rhode Island foliage drive explores a coastal route from the old whaling towns of southeastern Massachusetts to... Read More »

The Mohawk Trail Turns 100

The Mohawk Trail Turns 100
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Since New England’s first offical “scenic tourist route” opened on October 22, 1914, millions of drivers have discovered... Read More »

Vermont Foliage Drive | Directions

Vermont Foliage Drive | Directions
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

This Vermont foliage drive is like a roller-coaster ride through the heart of Vermont. Distance: about 60 miles... Read More »

Western Massachusetts Foliage Drive | Directions

Western Massachusetts Foliage Drive | Directions
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

This Western Massachusetts foliage drive follows the Connecticut River through the countryside drawing you through multiple layers of... Read More »

More Great Stories

Driving Directions | Slow Drives to See Foliage in New England

Driving Directions | Slow Drives to See Foliage in New England
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Ready to hop in your car to take in the vibrant colors of fall? Use these driving directions... Read More »

Mohawk Trail Timeline | History Along the Trail

Mohawk Trail Timeline | History Along the Trail
2 votes, 2.50 avg. rating (59% score)

PREHISTORY A rough pathway connects several American Indian tribes, who use it for trading, hunting, and, occasionally, warring... Read More »

New England Fashion | Project Driveway

New England Fashion | Project Driveway
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Welcome to New England, where people dress like it’s nobody’s business … because it is nobody’s business. Fashion... Read More »

Paul Bunyan Statue | Landmark in Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue | Landmark in Bangor, Maine
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

The legend of massive lumber­-jack Paul Bunyan, the very tallest of tall tales, was first spoken in lumber... Read More »

Slow Foliage Drives Through Fall Color

Slow Foliage Drives Through Fall Color
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Special moments in an autumn drive come when we take the time to stop, look around, visit places,... Read More »



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