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Aimee Seavey is a proud lifelong New Englander with a passion for history, food, and the way the two are connected through regional and family traditions. She lives in Manchester, New Hampshire and works as an Associate Editor at Yankee Magazine, where she writes the regular columns “Recipe with a History” and “Local Treasure,” and contributes heavily to YankeeMagazine.com. She cannot resist vintage cookbooks, seasonal New England daytrips, or viral cat videos. Follow Aimee on Twitter and Instagram at @aimeeseavey.

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Our Favorite Snickerdoodle Recipe

Our Favorite Snickerdoodle Recipe

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

The perfect snickerdoodle recipe (like this one) gives you buttery cookies with crackly cinnamon and sugar tops and... Read More »

Easy New England Clam Dip Recipe

Easy New England Clam Dip Recipe

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

Easy and flavorful, this New England Clam Dip recipe is a party favorite. Make a double batch to... Read More »

The Best Banana Bread Recipe

The Best Banana Bread Recipe

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

With its moist texture and sweet banana flavor, this banana bread recipe is sure to become a family... Read More »

Baked Shrimp with Lemon and Garlic

Baked Shrimp with Lemon and Garlic

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Winter blues kicking in yet? Need something warm and flavorful to get you through the next few months?... Read More »

Retro Party Mix | History and Recipe

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With its flavorful seasonings and satisfying crunch, party mix (more commonly known as “Chex Mix” for the brand... Read More »

Portuguese Kale and Sausage Soup

Portuguese Kale and Sausage Soup

8 votes, 4.12 avg. rating (82% score)

Looking for hearty, warming soup this winter? A bowl of Portuguese Kale and Sausage soup might be just the... Read More »

Herbed Cheese Spread | Easy Appetizer

Herbed Cheese Spread | Easy Appetizer

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Looking for a quick appetizer? Flavorful and easy to make ahead of time, this Herbed Cheese Spread is just the thing.... Read More »

Mini Loaves of Boston Brown Bread Steamed in a Can

Mini Loaves of Boston Brown Bread Steamed in a Can

11 votes, 3.45 avg. rating (69% score)

In a previous post I shared my experience of steaming a loaf of classic steamed Boston Brown Bread... Read More »

Cranberry Cake | Yankee Recipe Archives (1980)

Cranberry Cake | Yankee Recipe Archives (1980)

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Fresh cranberries are one of my favorite ingredients to use in holiday baking. Not only do they lend... Read More »

How to Make Apple Pie with Crumb Topping | Step-by-Step

How to Make Apple Pie with Crumb Topping | Step-by-Step

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

Easy, Homemade Cranberry Sauce | Thanksgiving Recipe

Easy, Homemade Cranberry Sauce | Thanksgiving Recipe

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The Thanksgiving table is a flexible feast, but with a few notable exceptions. On most, there must be... Read More »

Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffins | History & Recipe

Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffins | History & Recipe

12 votes, 3.92 avg. rating (78% score)

While most New Englanders have memories of shopping at Jordan Marsh, the Boston-based department store that peppered the... Read More »

Old-Fashioned Potato Candy Recipe with Peanut Butter

Old-Fashioned Potato Candy Recipe with Peanut Butter

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

I love poking around the Yankee recipe archives, but sometimes, a reader-submitted recipe pops up on the screen,... Read More »

Salted Codfish Balls | Classic New England Dish

Salted Codfish Balls | Classic New England Dish

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

A simple yet tasty blend of salt cod and mashed potato, salted codfish balls are a classic New... Read More »

How to Make Durgin-Park Indian Pudding | Step-by-Step

How to Make Durgin-Park Indian Pudding | Step-by-Step

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

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

Halloween Recipes | Scare up Some Spooky Treats

Halloween Recipes | Scare up Some Spooky Treats

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

Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat! Actually…let’s just call it even at... Read More »

Indian Pudding | Classic New England Dessert

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

Indian pudding might not be pretty, but few New England desserts can rival its claim to fame as... Read More »

Mock Lobster Soup | Yankee Recipe Archives (1972)

Mock Lobster Soup | Yankee Recipe Archives (1972)

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

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

Red Flannel Hash | Yankee Recipe Archives (1972)

Red Flannel Hash | Yankee Recipe Archives (1972)

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

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

Hearty Zucchini Quick Bread | Yankee Recipe Archives (1984)

Hearty Zucchini Quick Bread | Yankee Recipe Archives (1984)

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

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

Greek Pasta Salad | Yankee Recipe Archives (2001)

Greek Pasta Salad | Yankee Recipe Archives (2001)

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

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

How to Make Summer Succotash with Seared Scallops | Step-by-Step

How to Make Summer Succotash with Seared Scallops | Step-by-Step

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

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

Blackberry Cobbler | Yankee Recipe Archives (1992)

Blackberry Cobbler | Yankee Recipe Archives (1992)

1 vote, 5.00 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 »

Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper and Garlic Aioli | Yankee Recipe Archives (1998)

Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper and Garlic Aioli | Yankee Recipe Archives (1998)

1 vote, 5.00 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 »

Strawberry-Rhubarb Muffins | Yankee Recipe Archives (1981)

Strawberry-Rhubarb Muffins | Yankee Recipe Archives (1981)

9 votes, 4.44 avg. rating (87% score)

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

How to Make Needhams Potato Candy | Step-by-Step

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

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

Cape Cod Turkey | Yankee Recipe Archives (1972)

Cape Cod Turkey | Yankee Recipe Archives (1972)

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

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



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