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Edie Clark

Edie Clark

Articles by Edie Clark

Tom Curren’s Beanhole Beans

Side Dishes

Tom Curren’s Beanhole Beans

If you’re not into doing beans for 60 at a time, here’s a scaled-down version of Tom’s recipe for beanhole beans, adapted for your home oven. This recipe still makes a generous amount, but the beans freeze beautifully.

Harriet’s Whisperer | Mary’s Farm

Living

Harriet’s Whisperer | Mary’s Farm

A visit from an animal behaviorist leads to an unusual change in Harriet. Whatever happened between them I’ll never really know.

My dog, Harriet, is now the size of a hearty lamb but is mostly black, her face and legs the color of gingersnaps. She has matured into a reasonably well-mannered

Winter Dreams | Mary’s Farm

Seasons

Winter Dreams | Mary’s Farm

A greenhouse can start not only seedlings but thoughts of summer sun.

Around here, a lot of stories surround a man named Sandy, an architect who designed houses uncharacteristic of New England. With their low roof lines and blond wood paneling, they might have been a better fit in California. A

On the Pond | Mary’s Farm

Living

On the Pond | Mary’s Farm

For a child, watching her grandfather skate created a memory where truth and myth lived side by side.

My grandfather, whom we called Bim, loved to skate. He loved to do anything outdoors. He’d climbed the Matterhorn and surfed in Honolulu, and he did back flips off the high diving board until

Victory Lap | Mary’s Farm

Living

Victory Lap | Mary’s Farm

With winter coming, there was one more short drive to take.
Putting the truck away for the winter is a ritual, just as is getting it out in the spring. I don’t use the truck in the winter, one way to extend its already long life. The truck is a 1997

Beatrice Trum Hunter | The Natural

Living

Beatrice Trum Hunter | The Natural

More than 50 years ago, Beatrice Trum Hunter published the first natural foods cookbook in America. Now approaching 100, she’s still fighting to help people eat better and live without toxic chemicals.

Granny D’s Mission | New England’s Gifts

Living

Granny D’s Mission | New England’s Gifts

When she was 88, Doris Haddock — affectionately known as Granny D — said she’d walk across the country to call attention to campaign-finance reform. What followed would inspire an entire community, and beyond.

When she was 88 and a great-grand-mother, Doris Haddock, who lived in Dublin, New Hampshire, said she’d