Issue 66

Harvest is a gathering of ripened crops, a time to celebrate what you have nurtured and grown for a season. It is part of a cycle that repeats again and again. This season of gathering is taken quite literally in this issue of American Lifestyle, with articles exploring 400 farm attractions in Massachusetts, a trip through a cranberry bog, and an artist who chooses to see gourds as an art medium rather than a food group.

Potluck Palooza: The Makings of a Casserole

In her latest cookbook, Denise Gee likens making casseroles to jazz: Learn the notes, then improvise, honey. Try four yummy recipes excerpted from Southern Casseroles: Comforting Pot-Lucky Dishes (Chronicle Books, 2013).