Rooms that invite you to linger. Vintage collectibles displayed with love. A colorful easy-care garden. A porch that says "Come sit!" All yours in the pages of Country Living!
Welcome to November in the Country! • This issue is best enjoyed in a cozy nook with a coffee and a slice of pecan pie.
Simple Country Pleasures
Mismatched Seating • There’s always room for one more when you take an anything-goes approach to outfitting the table.
Heritage Breeds • Feather your feast with a collected assortment of iconic turkey tableware.
An Eclectic Kitchen Rooted in the Past • Designer Ken Fulk touches up the cook space in his 241-year-old Cape Cod, proving he’s a master at both restoration and reinvention.
A Bevy of Baskets • These timeless carryalls evoke glorious days spent outdoors and offer stylish storage solutions back at home.
A Charming Country Inn • If you’ve ever dreamed of running your own bed-and-breakfast, then one of these ready-to-go properties could be your key to a suite new career.
In Pie We Crust • From plates with patina to pretty silver servers, these baking collectibles serve up a nostalgic slice of life.
All Set with Vintage • Create a uniquely layered tablescape with repurposed finds. (As if you needed another excuse to go antiquing!)
What Is It? What Is It Worth? • Our team of antiques experts weighs in on your treasured finds.
Cranberries • Don your waders and head to the bog for a flavorful fix of Thanksgiving’s most iconic fruit.
Notes in the Margins • Written by legendary American chef James Beard, The Fireside Cook Book (1949) taught home cooks how to master both the fundamental (scrambled eggs) and the highfalutin (venison ragout).
Rappahannock Oyster Co. • Fourth-generation oyster farmers and cousins Travis and Ryan Croxton take a coastal approach to congregating.
Come One, Come All • A New York culinary couple trades Brooklyn for Bovina (population: 576!) to run a farm-to-table restaurant and modern general store that charm visitors and locals alike.
Lambertville, New Jersey • This former factory town is now a flourishing country outpost for antiques and the arts—and a postcard-perfect home base for small-town hopping along the Delaware River.
Taylor River Lodge • Deep in Colorado’s Taylor Canyon, a rustic waterside retreat leans into its history as a local gathering spot.
A Dogged Kind of Devotion • For a lesson in loyalty, author Will Leitch recalls a golden retriever’s unwavering commitment to a tried-and-true trick.
HOME SWEET HOME
WHERE THERE’S ALWAYS ROOM FOR SECONDS • An Alabama collector keeps his one-bedroom cottage chock-full of handpicked finds for a storied and soulful house of plenty.
Peace, Quiet, and Pine Trees • Tucked into the Appalachians, a new North Carolina cottage filled with old soul and muted materials serves as the ultimate recharging station.
ALMANAC • A SEASONAL COMPENDIUM OF EVERYDAY KNOW-HOW
COUNTRY CALENDAR • Pumpkin spice or bust! These food festivals serve up major fall flavor.
Garden Rakes • Because all tines aren’t up for the same task.
Autumnal Hues • From cranberry red to rich green, these paint picks are inspired by spaces in this issue.
POLISHING A COPPER POT
Backgammon Boards • Family get-togethers call for a little friendly competition, and this ancient two-person pastime is enjoying a very stylish resurgence.
Ask a Country Vet • CL’S RESIDENT VETERINARIAN, DR. TRICIA EARLEY, SEPARATES FUR FACT FROM FICTION.
PRIZE RECIPES • WINNING FARE TO MAKE AND SHARE
Ask a Country Cook • CL’S FOOD DIRECTOR, CHARLYNE MATTOX,...