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Aimee Seavey

Biography:

As Yankee's Digital Editor, Aimee manages, produces, and promotes content for Yankee's digital and social media initiatives. A lifelong New Englander, she loves history and a good Massachusetts South Shore bar pizza.
Fish Cakes | Recipe with a History

Fish Cakes | Recipe with a History

7 votes, 3.86 avg. rating (77% score)

A sacred fish, Yankee thrift, and Lenten tradition gave us a classic New England dish— fish cakes —that’s... Read More »

Maple Candy | An Old-Fashioned Treat

Maple Candy | An Old-Fashioned Treat

4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

Made from pure maple sap and molded into fun shapes, maple candy is a popular and sweet New... Read More »

Hermit Cookies | Yankee Recipe Archives (1952)

Hermit Cookies | Yankee Recipe Archives (1952)

5 votes, 4.20 avg. rating (83% score)

To celebrate Yankee‘s 80th anniversary in 2015, The Yankee Seeker will spend the year cooking and baking from... Read More »

Maple Baked Beans | Yankee Recipe Archives (1981)

Maple Baked Beans | Yankee Recipe Archives (1981)

4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

To celebrate Yankee‘s 80th anniversary in 2015, The Yankee Seeker will spend the year cooking and baking from... Read More »

Necco Sweethearts Conversation Hearts | A Valentine’s Day Candy Favorite

Necco Sweethearts Conversation Hearts | A Valentine’s Day Candy Favorite

3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

Expressing love and affection on Valentine’s Day is a tradition dating back centuries, but here in New England,... Read More »

How to Make Boston Cream Pie | Step-by-Step

How to Make Boston Cream Pie | Step-by-Step

6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (85% score)

To celebrate Yankee‘s 80th anniversary in 2015, The Yankee Seeker will spend the year cooking and baking from... Read More »

Underwood Deviled Ham | The Ham in the Can

7 votes, 4.57 avg. rating (89% score)

Some products with New England roots have been around so long we can’t imagine store shelves without them.... Read More »

Best Winter Soups, Stews & Chowders | 12 Warming Recipes

Best Winter Soups, Stews & Chowders | 12 Warming Recipes

6 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

When the temperature drops and you’re craving something warm to fill your belly, there’s nothing like a bowl... Read More »

Shaker Tomato and Rice Soup | Yankee Recipe Archives (1988)

Shaker Tomato and Rice Soup | Yankee Recipe Archives (1988)

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Simple and nourishing, this Shaker Tomato and Rice Soup is the perfect winter warmer. With a theme this... Read More »

Best Classic Yankee Covers | 2014 Fan Favorites

Best Classic Yankee Covers | 2014 Fan Favorites

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Our weekly Classic Cover Challenge on the Yankee Magazine Facebook page has proven itself to be one of... Read More »

Boston Cream Pie | Recipe with a History

12 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (84% score)

How Boston cream pie — a French-inspired cake — became New England’s favorite pie. Well, sort of …... Read More »

Tuna Tango Noodle Casserole | Yankee Recipe Archives (1967)

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

To celebrate Yankee‘s 80th anniversary in 2015, The Yankee Seeker will spend the year cooking and baking from... Read More »

B&M Brown Bread in a Can

33 votes, 3.81 avg. rating (76% score)

In New England, one of the most popular varieties of brown bread is made by B&M in Portland,... Read More »

Welch’s Sparkling Grape Juice | Festive, Bubbly, and Kid-Friendly

Welch’s Sparkling Grape Juice | Festive, Bubbly, and Kid-Friendly

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

If you’re looking for a fruity, bubbly beverage to celebrate a holiday or festive event, Welch’s Sparkling Grape... Read More »

Lime-Pineapple Cheese Mold | Retro Recipe

Lime-Pineapple Cheese Mold | Retro Recipe

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

After I made a cranberry gelatin mold last year around this time (see Cranberry Gelatin Mold | Retro... Read More »

‘While Visions of Gingerbread’ | Gingerbread Recipes

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Flavor, fragrance, and memory turn a Christmas treat into a timeless tradition. It seems as though at the... Read More »

Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies | A Christmas Treat

Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies | A Christmas Treat

6 votes, 4.83 avg. rating (94% score)

In New England (but especially in Maine), it’s tough to find a dessert more passionately beloved than the... Read More »

Dutch Baby Pancake | The Pancake That’s Really a Popover

Dutch Baby Pancake | The Pancake That’s Really a Popover

4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Proving that a confusing name has nothing to do with a dish’s popularity, I present to you the... Read More »

Sevigny’s Thin Ribbon Candy |An Old-Fashioned Christmas Classic

Sevigny’s Thin Ribbon Candy |An Old-Fashioned Christmas Classic

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

If you look forward to old-fashioned traditions at Christmas, Sevigny’s Thin Ribbon Candy is a sweet and colorful... Read More »

Homemade Onion Dip

Homemade Onion Dip

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

If your life is like mine, the holiday season means a calendar that’s jammed for six weeks with... Read More »

Ocean Spray Cranberry Sauce | Canned or Homemade?

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be complete without a helping of colorful, tart-sweet cranberry sauce alongside the turkey and mashed... Read More »

Potato Stuffing

4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

Why make both mashed potatoes and stuffing when you could combine them into tasty potato stuffing? Made with... Read More »

Bushnell Park Carousel

3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

Hartford Connecticut’s historic Bushnell Park Carousel celebrates 100 beautiful years. With both the Wadsworth Atheneum, the first public... Read More »

Election Cake | History and Recipe

Election Cake | History and Recipe

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Happy Election Day! Have you ever heard of today’s unofficial dessert, Election Cake? I hadn’t until I started... Read More »

Shaker Cider Pie

Shaker Cider Pie

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Made with boiled cider and maple sugar, Shaker Cider Pie boasts robust old-fashioned flavor in a golden, buttery... Read More »

Ah-So Sauce | What’s Sticky, Sweet, and Red All Over? In New England, it’s Ah-So.

Ah-So Sauce | What’s Sticky, Sweet, and Red All Over? In New England, it’s Ah-So.

4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

Sticky, sweet, and instantly recognizable thanks to its neon-red hue, Ah-So Sauce has long been a staple for... Read More »

Skillet Apple Pandowdy

Skillet Apple Pandowdy

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Each fall we head out into the orchard, pick pounds and pounds of apples, and then wonder what... Read More »



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