The Recipe Box: Hearty Winter Soups, Stews & Chilis

Our recipe category for next month:  “Signs of Spring” Please email your favorite springtime recipes, including main dishes, sides, salads and desserts, to home@acorn-online.com. Please include exact measurements and instructions, and a photo of your creation, if you have one. PUMPKIN AND TURKEY CHILI (Makes one large pot of chili) Lucretia Delfino, Norwalk, CT Ingredients: … Read more

Home Personality: Mid-Century Modern Style Homes

22 Father Peter’s Lane, New Canaan, CT $3,995,000 Rita Kirby, William Pitt Sotheby’s International, 203-984-7665 Our Feature Home of the Month: The Frank Lloyd Wright/John Howe House. Prestigious private lane, seven gorgeous acres, 7,000 square feet and a magnificent modern masterpiece designed by John Howe and featured on national public television and in numerous publications. … Read more

Preservation society

“Among the most fragile objects we’ve worked on,” says Patsy Orlofsky, founder and director of the Textile Conservation Workshop, “is a large silk engraving of The Declaration of Independence. Printed in the first quarter of the 19th century, it is an extremely rare commemoration of the original document.” The TCW, as it’s sometimes called, specializes … Read more

Buying and selling

After flatlining during the economic downturn that began around 2008, housing markets in many regions of the United States have shown signs of recovery. Those in the market to buy and sell may find this year presents an ideal opportunity to do just that. According to the real estate listing website Zillow, home values rose … Read more

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