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May/June 2014

Feature Stories

Fruitlands | Local Treasure

Fruitlands | Local Treasure
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

A visit to Fruitlands begins with the view. Perched at the top of Prospect Hill in Harvard, Massachusetts,... Read More »

Maritime Heritage | Journey to New England’s Seventh State

Maritime Heritage | Journey to New England’s Seventh State
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From the moment the first Pilgrim stumbled onto dry land and turned back to gaze at where he... Read More »

Mystic Seaport | Maritime History in Connecticut

Mystic Seaport | Maritime History in Connecticut
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

At Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, children dart from building to building like schools of fish, slowing only when... Read More »

Sheep Shearing on Big Nash Island | Jenny’s Day

Sheep Shearing on Big Nash Island | Jenny’s Day
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Sheep shearing and counting the lambs on an isolated Maine island honors both legendary matriarch Jenny Cirone and... Read More »

Food

All-Purpose Rhubarb Purée

All-Purpose Rhubarb Purée

All-Purpose Rhubarb Purée
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

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Hilltop Café | Local Flavor

Hilltop Café | Local Flavor
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Finding croissants and community in rural New Hampshire . . . In a rural community, where months pass... Read More »

Maxwell’s Strawberry Farm | Best Cook

Maxwell’s Strawberry Farm | Best Cook

Maxwell’s Strawberry Farm | Best Cook
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Family ties — and recipes — are strong in the household of Maxwell’s Strawberry Farm in Cape Elizabeth,... Read More »

Rhubarb Float

Rhubarb Float
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

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Rhubarb Salad with Fennel & Goat Cheese

Rhubarb Salad with Fennel & Goat Cheese
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Rhubarb Squares

Rhubarb Squares
15 votes, 3.87 avg. rating (77% score)

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Rhubarb Vinaigrette

Rhubarb Vinaigrette
1 vote, 1.00 avg. rating (49% score)

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Rhubarb | History and Recipes

Rhubarb | History and Recipes
4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Call it a fruit or call it a vegetable, rhubarb — an early bloomer — is the basis for cozy... Read More »

Rhubarb–Cherry Crumble

Rhubarb–Cherry Crumble
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Rhubarb–Pecan Upside-Down Cake

Rhubarb–Pecan Upside-Down Cake
16 votes, 3.70 avg. rating (74% score)

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Savory Rhubarb Compote

Savory Rhubarb Compote
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Shirred Eggs & Bacon with Peppers & Onions

Shirred Eggs & Bacon with Peppers & Onions
4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

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Shirred Eggs Variations

Shirred Eggs Variations
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Half the fun of shirred eggs is how easy it is to mix and match the other ingredients,... Read More »

Shirred Eggs | More Recipes

Shirred Eggs | More Recipes

Shirred Eggs | More Recipes
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Both easy and endlessly adaptable, shirred eggs (a fancy term for baked eggs) are especially nice at brunch.... Read More »

Shirred Eggs | Recipe with a History

Shirred Eggs | Recipe with a History
4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

Julia Child told viewers of Boston’s public-television program The French Chef that “eggs can be your best friend,”... Read More »

Strawberry–Lemon Sorbet

Strawberry–Lemon Sorbet
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

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Home & Garden

1800s House Renovation in Providence | Ship Shape

1800s House Renovation in Providence | Ship Shape
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

A Providence designer turned a tiny, dilapidated 1800s house into a nautically inspired New England haven. To say... Read More »

Captain George Eldredge House in Mystic, Connecticut | House for Sale

Captain George Eldredge House in Mystic, Connecticut | House for Sale
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Built on the banks of the Mystic River in 1791, the historic Captain George Eldredge House is finally... Read More »

Tips for Displaying Art

Tips for Displaying Art
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“Art doesn’t need to be priceless or exotic to create warmth and personality. It just has to be... Read More »

Photography

Lobster Shacks | Photographs of Maine’s Iconic Eateries

Lobster Shacks | Photographs of Maine’s Iconic Eateries
4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (91% score)

Photographer Sara Gray spent time last summer exploring two locations in her home state of Maine to capture... Read More »

Maritime Trail Slideshow

Maritime Trail Slideshow
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Photographer Carl Tremblay spent many summer days traveling the coastline of New England from the southern reaches of... Read More »

Penobscot Marine Museum | Archival Photographs

Penobscot Marine Museum | Archival Photographs
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The Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine, houses an extensive collection of archival photographs of Maine from the... Read More »

Thimble Islands Slideshow

Thimble Islands Slideshow
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Photographer Jarrod McCabe, along with Captain Bob as his tour guide, captured the picturesque network of the Thimble Islands just off... Read More »

Wickford, Rhode Island Slideshow

Wickford, Rhode Island Slideshow
6 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Last summer, photographer Julie Bidwell captured a slice of life in the beautiful town of Wickford, Rhode Island... Read More »

Travel

Bath, Maine | The City of Ships

Bath, Maine | The City of Ships
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

As many as 22 shipyards were stacked shoulder to shoulder on the gently sloping eastern bank of Bath,... Read More »

Moby Dick Card Game | Whale’s Tale

Moby Dick Card Game | Whale’s Tale
1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

By the time you’re back home from Yankee’s “Maritime Trail” adventures, you may be saying to yourself, “Call... Read More »

New Bedford, Massachusetts | Whaling Industry History

New Bedford, Massachusetts | Whaling Industry History
3 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (69% score)

The long, sloping, cobblestone streets of New Bedford’s historic district come to a screeching halt at the shore.... Read More »

Salem, Massachusetts | Golden City of Trade

Salem, Massachusetts | Golden City of Trade

Salem, Massachusetts | Golden City of Trade
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Nowhere else on earth is the ocean more superfluous to a port city’s tourism industry than in Salem,... Read More »

Ship’s Cabin | The Most Unusual Room in New England

Ship’s Cabin | The Most Unusual Room in New England
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

On the top floor of the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, Massachusetts, is a once-secret room soaked in the... Read More »

Thimble Islands | Tour Connecticut’s Vacation Retreat

Thimble Islands | Tour Connecticut’s Vacation Retreat
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Captain Bob Milne’s tours of Connecticut’s Thimble Islands are big on legend, lore, and history—but what he doesn’t... Read More »

Wickford, Rhode Island | Could You Live Here?

Wickford, Rhode Island | Could You Live Here?
3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Water is at the heart of Wickford, Rhode Island, where you’ll shop to the tune of gulls, take... Read More »

More Great Stories

2014 New England Maritime Festivals & Events

2014 New England Maritime Festivals & Events
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A sampling of some of our favorite maritime festivals and events in New England. Before you go, be... Read More »

5 Best Town Greens in New England

5 Best Town Greens in New England
9 votes, 3.89 avg. rating (77% score)

Village greens—and just about every other part of New England’s built environment—have been grabbing Bruce Irving’s attention for... Read More »

As Simple As That | Mary’s Farm

As Simple As That | Mary’s Farm
8 votes, 4.38 avg. rating (86% score)

In a lifetime of change, a cast-iron cookstove and a porch with a view remain constants. Many years... Read More »

How to Eat a Lobster | Expert Advice

How to Eat a Lobster | Expert Advice
5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

Terri Nunan and her family own Nunan’s Lobster Hut in Kennebunkport, Maine. Much of Terri Nunan’s life has... Read More »

In the Spotlight | Justin Chase

In the Spotlight | Justin Chase

In the Spotlight | Justin Chase
17 votes, 4.82 avg. rating (95% score)

As the 12th generation of a family that has owned and worked one of the country’s oldest farms... Read More »

Maritime Books & Resources | Recommended Reading

Maritime Books & Resources | Recommended Reading
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A small selection of favorite maritime books and resources on New England’s rich seafaring history, ordered by publication... Read More »

Maritime Trail | When You Go

Maritime Trail | When You Go
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For pricing and seasonal schedules, call venues or visit their Web sites. For additional stops along New England’s... Read More »

Maritime Trail | 400 Years of Seafaring History

Maritime Trail | 400 Years of Seafaring History
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

View a sampling of sites along New England’s “Maritime Trail,” covering 400 years of seafaring history. MASSACHUSETTS Battleship... Read More »

Mom Maxwell’s Strawberry Muffins

Mom Maxwell’s Strawberry Muffins

Mom Maxwell’s Strawberry Muffins
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New England Cuisine | Only in New England

New England Cuisine | Only in New England
6 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (88% score)

Welcome to New England, home of culinary creativity … and more than a few oddities. Read More »

New England Maritime Museums, Historic Sites, Art, and Cruises

New England Maritime Museums, Historic Sites, Art, and Cruises

New England Maritime Museums, Historic Sites, Art, and Cruises
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A sampling of New England maritime museums, historic sites, art, and cruises celebrating the region’s rich seafaring heritage.... Read More »

The Lure of the Lobster Shack

The Lure of the Lobster Shack

The Lure of the Lobster Shack
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There may be no meal more memorable than lobster enjoyed on a wharf piled high with traps and... Read More »

Ticonderoga | Lake Champlain’s Steamboat

Ticonderoga | Lake Champlain’s Steamboat
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Launched in 1906, the Ticonderoga (or the Ti, for those who knew it well) was a state-of-the-art side-wheel... Read More »

Town Greens | New England Icons

Town Greens | New England Icons
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Town greens established in the 18th century, or village greens as they’re more commonly known today, were thought... Read More »

Yankee Magazine Names Local Connecticut Establishments to 2014 “Editors’ Choice” List

Yankee Magazine Names Local Connecticut Establishments to 2014 “Editors’ Choice” List
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Dublin, NH (April 22, 2014)—The May/June edition of Yankee Magazine’s Special Travel Guide, on newsstands April 29, has... Read More »

Yankee Magazine Names Local Maine Establishments to 2014 “Editors’ Choice” List

Yankee Magazine Names Local Maine Establishments to 2014 “Editors’ Choice” List
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Dublin, NH (April 22, 2014)—The May/June edition of Yankee Magazine’s Special Travel Guide, on newsstands April 29, has... Read More »



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