Kelsey Perrett

Long Point Light, Provincetown

Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard Lighthouses | Photos

A collection of images celebrating the five Martha’s Vineyard lighthouses, plus additional selections from Nantucket and Cape Cod, from photographer Alison Shaw.

Livestock Show
Yankee Magazine

The Encyclopedia of Fall: E is For Big E

The Big E began in 1917, when Joshua L. Brooks opened an agricultural fair in West Springfield, Massachusetts, to the public. Farming in New England had diminished, and production costs were escalating. Brooks’s vision was to bring the six New England states together to improve agricultural techniques through demonstration and competition. For a dairy show […]

fair food cream puff eclair
Yankee Magazine

A Sampling of Highlights from the Big E

Craz-E Burger There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned burger. There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned doughnut, either. Put them together and you get the Craz-E Burger, the Big E’s colossus of crispy bacon, gooey cheese, and juicy beef patty sandwiched between two halves of a glazed doughnut. At 1,500 calories (that’s maybe 75% of your […]


RECIPES: Grilling Favorites

It isn’t summer until you fire up the grill on the front porch or in the backyard. And with these great grilling recipes, you’ll be eating well all summer long. There’s tender lamb kebabs and juicy beer can chicken for meat lovers, or delicious grilled veggies for the less-carnivorous. We recommend pairing together two or […]

Macaroni and Cheese

RECIPES: Cheesy Goodness

Cheese making is an ancient art which is practiced in most parts of the world, but especially in America—with our rich history of agriculture—cheeses have become a favorite component to any meal. We put it on pasta, potatoes, eggs, and meat. There’s nothing quite like the creamy, rich goodness of hot melted cheese. With these […]

Maple Pecan Refrigerator Cookies

Maple Recipes for Spring

Ever since Haudenosaunee and Algonquian Natives discovered that cooking maple sap produced a sweet sugar, the taste of maple has been a New England favorite. The region, especially Vermont, has since been known for its high quality maple syrup. But the goodness of maple doesn’t have to be limited to pancakes. Everything from salmon to […]