The Heart of New England - the best of ME, NH, VT
The Heart of New England's Weekly Newsletter
Issue #122 ~ August 28, 2006
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England Marketplace:

For Your Kitchen &
Greetings from The Heart of  New England!

Features of the Week:
Take Advantage of the Tomato Deluge
You're In Maine, and There's Rain

In Season Recipe:

Mark Your Calendar!
Museum on Wheels

Prize of the Month
A New Hampshire-Made Sheepkin!

Worth Quoting

"The better part of every man's education is that which he gives himself."

James Russell Lowell
More New England proverbs & quotes
Print of the Week
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Notes from my back porch...

I have broken out my flannel pjs, and we've shut all our windows. Brr!  It has
been cold here lately -- wet, raw, and very unsummer-like.  It has dipped
down to 40 degrees at night.  I can't imagine being on the beach vacationing
right now -- but many people are.  If you happen to be in Maine right now, we
have the perfect story for you this week.  No need to sulk in your cottage or
hotel room,
click here to find out some activities perfect for these rainy raw

More Stories This Week:

is a savory
preparation of eggplant
which balances the
sweetness of sugar and
raisins with the acidity
of wine vinegar...
click here
for recipe...

Get Ready for a Tomato
It's always hard to
resist setting out that extra
flat of tomato plants in the
so tiny and innocent. You
can never have too many
tomatoes, right?  
Click here for ideas
on what to do with them all!

Enjoy this week's newsletter & thanks for stopping by
The Heart of New England!

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Mark Your Calendar...

Museum on Wheels Celebrates the Culture of the Northern Forest
Fair and festival season is in full swing! As people gather for these
time-honored events, there will be a new attraction rolling into towns and
villages, one that celebrates the shared culture of the Northern Forest.
here for more information on the "Museum on Wheels" that is rolling into
Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont.

For more Northern New England events for this month visit:
Calendar of (Uniquely-Northern New England) Events


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One can never have too many tomatoes, right?