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The 20 Most New Englandy Dishes

The 20 Most New Englandy Dishes

7 votes, 4.43 avg. rating (87% score)

Imogene Woolcott was Yankee‘s first food editor and the first mass-media authority on New England cooking. Consider her... Read More »

Maple-Nut Upside-Down Cake

Maple-Nut Upside-Down Cake

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

Today’s weather is such an improvement over the past, oh, five months, that I want to fire up... Read More »

Behind the Scenes in a Top Chocolate Kitchen

Behind the Scenes in a Top Chocolate Kitchen

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

One of the highlights of the past year was introducing Yankee’s first annual Editor’s Choice Food Awards in... Read More »

(Really) Old-Time Cocktails of New England

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

Here’s how author Corin Hirsch describes the daily drinking habits of intemperate early New Englanders in her new... Read More »

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

The first thing I ever learned to cook, around age eight, was scrambled eggs, and I learned it... Read More »

Parsnip Spice Cupcakes with Maple Frosting

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

I love carrot cake, so why not parsnip cake? But the idea never even occurred to me, until... Read More »

Make Your Own Candied Citrus

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

Wintertime is citrus time. And even though these fruits are grown far away in much warmer climates, we’re... Read More »

Gluten-Free Cornbread

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

The world of gluten-free bread can be a grim place. Too often, the frozen loaves available at most... Read More »

Cozy Cider-Braised Pork

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

As I type this, the snow is blowing outside my window and the temperature is a frigid 7°... Read More »

An Easy, Customized Gingerbread House

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

My husband, Scott, and I have a tradition of making gingerbread houses at Christmas. We’ve rendered the Guggenheim... Read More »

Cookie Heaven: Mocha Shortbread

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (93% score)

Last weekend, we spent a wonderful day at the third annual Eat Boutique holiday market, a sort of... Read More »

Seared scallops with red onion and pepper (and why you should be eating more scallops)

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

There has been a lot of bad news lately about the state of the New England fishery. From... Read More »

Broccoli-Cheese Calzones

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

Like most busy home cooks, I like to keep weeknight meals simple. Meanwhile, I’m trying to appeal to... Read More »

“Paper-Bag” Meatloaf

2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

I’ve been cooking a lot of meat in (or on) parchment paper lately: chicken wings, meatloaf. And I’m... Read More »

Cozy Potato-Mushroom Soup

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (73% score)

Lately, all I want to eat is soup. And on this gray, rainy day, despite the warm temperatures,... Read More »

Butternut Squash Risotto

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

It’s squash-and-pumpkin season.  I love this simple dish for its seasonal flavor and its bright color. It’s also... Read More »

Creamy Broccoli-Cheddar Soup | The Taste of Autumn

Creamy Broccoli-Cheddar Soup | The Taste of Autumn

4 votes, 3.75 avg. rating (75% score)

This recipe for Creamy Broccoli-Cheddar Soup is one of my standby dishes, an easy soup that makes everyone in... Read More »

Polenta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

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

Temperatures have dropped this week here in Massachusetts and my appetite has shifted with the weather. I’m reading... Read More »

Apple Brownies

11 votes, 3.82 avg. rating (76% score)

This recipe is a favorite among my mom’s circle of friends, and everyone I know who has tried... Read More »

Grandma Mary’s Apple Crisp

14 votes, 4.21 avg. rating (83% score)

My grandma Mary made this buttery, cinnamon-scented crisp every fall, and to me, it’s the flavor of home.... Read More »

Lobster Mac n’ Cheese

3 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (69% score)

Who doesn’t love lobster mac n’ cheese? It’s an inspired combination: the sweet lobster and tangy cheese, the... Read More »

Quinoa Salad with Apples and Kale

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Last year, the US Apple Association, an educational and advocacy organization for apple growers, asked me to develop... Read More »

Spaghetti with Fresh Corn, Scallions, and Bacon

Spaghetti with Fresh Corn, Scallions, and Bacon

7 votes, 4.71 avg. rating (92% score)

The corn gets sweeter and sweeter as the summer goes on. This dish is my adaptation of a... Read More »

Crispy Fish with Fresh Corn and Scallions

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

Here’s a crowd-pleasing dinner that takes less than an hour to make: crisp, corn-crusted fish served over an... Read More »

Apple-Raspberry Tart

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

I saw my first apples of the season this week at Volante Farms in Needham, Massachusetts this week.... Read More »

Peaches and Cream Tart

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Hillary Davis is an author and food blogger who lives just down the road from Yankee’s offices in... Read More »

Yankee’s New and Improved Best-Ever Blueberry Muffins

Yankee’s New and Improved Best-Ever Blueberry Muffins

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (73% score)

It’s blueberry season and that means it’s time to start baking. Blueberry muffins are a great option—I think... Read More »



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