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Issue #144 - January 28, 2007

Greetings from
The Heart of New England!

In this issue...
Staying Active in New England's Cold Weather
Brandon, Vermont's Wedding Giveaway
Sauteed Artichokes Recipe

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Notes from my back porch...

Brr...but I'm not complaining!  It is a relief to experience the weather in its
"back to normal" state -- below freezing, below zero in some places in
northern New England.  But, unfortunately, still very little snow where I live.  
In any case, we still need to be careful when we brave the elements to
exercise.  I haven't used my cross country skis yet, but I'm still doing a lot of
walking (with the dog), and this week's feature on tips on staying active (and
safe) in the cold weather are good to remember whatever you're doing
outside.  Click here for story:  
Staying Active in New England's Cold Weather.

More Stories this Week:

Recipe: Sauteed Artichokes
by Charlie Burke
Fresh vegetables in the winter certainly leave much to be desired in New
England. Fresh green beans in January are of dubious origin and lack flavor,
and asparagus, previously the anticipated harbinger of spring vegetables, is
in all the markets throughout the winter, a pale commercial shadow of the
delicious locally grown crop emerging in late April. I prefer cook with winter
squash and root vegetables once our kale succumbs to the severe cold.  I do
look forward to the late winter arrival of artichokes from California...
Read on...

Brandon, Vermont's Wedding Giveaway
With destination weddings costing over $50,000 today, Brandon, Vermont's
give-a-way is no small feat!  Winner will get an entire wedding  paid for in
full, including the bride’s dress, wedding cake and flowers, plus much more.
Also included are a fully catered rehearsal dinner, wedding reception and
farewell brunch. The sweepstakes will close to the public on Valentine’s Day
2007, with a winner announced by mid-April.  
Click here for more information...

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


Thanks for stopping by The Heart of New England & see you next week!

Marcia
Publisher & Editor

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