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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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

I’m not sure if it’s because bunnies eat carrots (and the Easter Bunny is, by name, a bunny)... Read More »

Leftover Pot Roast Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Leftover Pot Roast Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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

When I was recipe testing Yankee Pot Roast for the “Recipe with a History” column in the January/February... Read More »

Vermont Chocolate Potato Cake

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

Potatoes may seem like an unlikely ingredient for a cake, but stick with me, here. You’re going to... Read More »

Baked Salmon with Maple-Mustard Sauce | Savory Ways with Maple Syrup

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

March means maple season in New England, and while there are countless ways to enjoy pure maple syrup... Read More »

Parker House Rolls | Recipe and History

Parker House Rolls | Recipe and History

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

Parker House Rolls are one of New England’s many trademark culinary offerings, and one that is perfect for this... Read More »

Asparagus Tart

Asparagus Tart

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

Nothing signals the end of winter like the return of fresh produce, and asparagus is often one of... Read More »

Shredded Wheat Bread | Retro Recipe

Shredded Wheat Bread | Retro Recipe

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

Shredded Wheat Bread doesn’t exactly taste like the cereal it’s named for, but somehow it wouldn’t be the... Read More »

How to Make Mashed Potatoes

How to Make Mashed Potatoes

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

Whether it’s next to the Yankee pot roast in a diner, between the turkey and cranberry sauce on... Read More »

Steamed Brown Bread in a Can

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

New England may be small in size, but as we all know, it lacks for nothing in significance.... Read More »

American Chop Suey Casserole

American Chop Suey Casserole

11 votes, 4.55 avg. rating (89% score)

It’s a comfort food dish with many names, but here in New England, a concoction of noodles, seasoned... Read More »

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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

The holidays are over, and for many of us, this means a return to healthy eating (just let... Read More »

Treats for Santa | What to Leave for Santa in New England

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

After supper on Christmas Eve, it is customary to set out a plate of provisions for the man... Read More »

Spicy Soft Gingerbread

Spicy Soft Gingerbread

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

Other than the living room (where the pine-y fragrance reigns supreme), the kitchen is arguably the root of... Read More »

Cranberry Gelatin Mold | Retro Recipe

Cranberry Gelatin Mold | Retro Recipe

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

Perhaps even more than how to properly cook the bird and what constitutes the perfect mashed potatoes (lumps... Read More »

Homemade Fish Sticks

Homemade Fish Sticks

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

During the post-war era of convenience foods and frozen wonders, the frozen fish stick made its supermarket debut.... Read More »

Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Sausage and Tomato

Baked Macaroni and Cheese with Sausage and Tomato

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

This isn’t the first time I’ve made baked macaroni and cheese when I was in need of a... Read More »

For the Love of Baked Beans

For the Love of Baked Beans

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

Can you envision a potluck, ham supper, or summer cookout without baked beans? We can’t! The Yankee Magazine... Read More »

Potato, Leek, and Mushroom Soup

Potato, Leek, and Mushroom Soup

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

Fall has arrived, and with it, the cooler temperatures that often lead to slew of soups. I love... Read More »

The Legend Behind Anadama Bread

The Legend Behind Anadama Bread

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

New England has bragging rights to a whole dinner party’s worth of dishes. Some, like New England Clam... Read More »

Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Soft Pumpkin Cookies

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

With the changing leaves comes a craving (even a need) for all things pumpkin, and if you’re ready... Read More »

Homemade Apple Cider Donuts

Homemade Apple Cider Donuts

16 votes, 3.94 avg. rating (78% score)

As I said last year in my “C is for Cider Donuts” contribution to the Autumn A-Z package:... Read More »

The Best Deep Dish Apple Pie

The Best Deep Dish Apple Pie

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

With September here, it’s time to turn our eyes towards one of the most beloved seasons in New... Read More »

Baked Scallops

Baked Scallops

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

For many New Englanders, it wouldn’t be summer without a stint at the beach. Whether it’s a few... Read More »

Delicious Summer Succotash

Delicious Summer Succotash

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

Is anything better in the height of summer than making good use of fresh garden produce? This recipe... Read More »

Easy Sweet Refrigerator Pickles

Easy Sweet Refrigerator Pickles

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

If you’re new to canning, a batch of easy sweet refrigerator pickles is the perfect place to start.... Read More »

Old-Fashioned Banana Bread

Old-Fashioned Banana Bread

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

A popular quick bread year-round thanks to how affordable and easy it is to track down bananas, banana... Read More »

Tropical Ambrosia Salad

Tropical Ambrosia Salad

3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Summer has arrived and cookout season is in full swing here in New England. Along with the picnic... Read More »



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