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Book Review: Jaws: Memories From Martha’s Vineyard

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In this era when “Director’s Cuts” and “Special Edition DVD Sets” never turn out to be all that... Read More »

Book Review: Nineteen Minutes

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There must be something about our long wait for spring that inspires Granite State authors to write crime... Read More »

Book Review: The Children in Room E4 American Education on Trial

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Not long ago, Lois Luddy, who teaches at the Simpson-Waverly elementary school in Hartford, Connecticut, asked her third... Read More »

Book Review: Wild Acadia

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Jerry and Marcy Monkman, frequent Yankee contributing photographers, first visited Acadia National Park together in 1989. Since then,... Read More »

Books: Poems, Birds, Gardens

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In his typically smart and funny introduction to Bright Wings, former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins cheerfully admits... Read More »

Boston’s Nutcracker Ballet: Enchanted Evening

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More times than I can count we made the yearly pilgrimage. Driving dark, icy roads from a small... Read More »

Braising Recipes

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Braising, a cooking technique that uses a combination of moist and dry heat, is simply the process of... Read More »

Bright Idea: Hans Schepker Lighting

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Math and fun are two words you don’t usually see together in the same sentence. But Hans Schepker... Read More »

Bronze Bells

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Richard Fisher’s bronze bells are designed to withstand the elements and to provide a beautiful ring; the bigger... Read More »

Brunch to Welcome Spring

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Faith Middleton and Fern Berman know they’re pushing the season, but after weeks of short days and shades... Read More »

Budget Tips and Recipes

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1. Budget gift: New England food baskets. 2. Recipes for budget food gifts from Annie B. Copps’ Today... Read More »

Budget Travel and Dining Tips You Can Use Right Now

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There are some things you can do to save money on your travel and food expenses and still... Read More »

Canning Safety Tips

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Follow these instructions to safely can your summer harvest at home. Use only clean, perfect glass canning jars... Read More »

Caretaker to the Old Man of the Mountain

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From Yankee Magazine July 1991 In 1959 Niels Nielsen moved to New Hampshire from Brooklyn, New York, to... Read More »

Christmas Cards | Mary’s Farm

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My mother’s favorite part of the Christmas season was the exchange of cards. “It’s the one time of... Read More »

Christmas Memory: Finding Joy In Aisle Seven

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I took my three little boys shopping at the Co-op two days before Christmas and got many, many... Read More »

CLASSIC: Fireworks in Jaffrey, NH

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Read more: Mary’s Farm: Fireworks Yankee Classic from July/August 2001 In a three-acre sandpit in front of Steve... Read More »

Classic: Seasons of Ice

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Yankee classic from January 1981 People who live along inland waters in northern New England know there are... Read More »

Classic: Snow Emergency

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Click here to learn more about snowflakes from New England’s expert, the late Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley. Yankee classic... Read More »

CLASSIC: Turtles Studies by David Carroll

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Video: Interview with David Carroll Excerpt: David Carroll’s new book, Following the Water Yankee Class from June 1993... Read More »

Classic: Worst 30 Minutes of My Entire Life

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Yankee classic from January 1982 They told me later that conditions for racing had seldom been worse. It... Read More »

Codville, ME: Cemetery

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Bangor Ghost Hunters Association Another memorable case was held at a cemetery in Codville, Maine. According to Harold... Read More »

Comfort Food and Family in Vermont

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Heath Robbins makes his living as a photographer. He is the man we turn to (as do many... Read More »

Connecticut River Tidelands: A Last Great Place

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Links to recreation, dining, and lodging: Things to Do: Connecticut Tidelands Fifteen years ago, The Nature Conservancy included... Read More »

Cookbook: Homemade Favorites for Every Season

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Here in New England we live by the seasons. They shape our days and inform our appetites. Yankee... Read More »

Cookies for Christmas Swaps and Gifts

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There’s no time like the present to make a gift of homemade cookies. Read on for Christmas cookie... Read More »

Dad’s Day Gifts

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Here are some favorite New England products, and one from Canada, that make a hit as Dad’s Day... Read More »



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