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Behind the Scenes at Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

Behind the Scenes at Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

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Whether you’re a lifelong Red Sox fan or not, there’s something magical about Fenway Park.  Take a trip... Read More »

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House

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New England, as we all know, is jam-packed with historical bragging rights, not only in the sense that... Read More »

Joe Froggers Cookies

Joe Froggers Cookies

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Joe Froggers are 200-year old New England cookie royalty, and even if the name isn’t a familiar one... Read More »

Classic Cherry Pie for National Cherry Pie Day!

Classic Cherry Pie for National Cherry Pie Day!

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Happy National Cherry Pie Day! In honor of this delicious day, I teamed up with the wonderful folks... Read More »

Mini Jam-Filled Valentine Heart Pies

Mini Jam-Filled Valentine Heart Pies

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The more I experience the commercial push of the Valentine’s Day as an adult, the more I want... Read More »

Loving New England Jigsaw Puzzles

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With all of today’s endless technological distractions, it’s easy to overlook some of life’s simpler, wireless pleasures.  Things... Read More »

Mini Loaves of Boston Brown Bread Steamed in a Can

Mini Loaves of Boston Brown Bread Steamed in a Can

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

Easy Fruitcake Recipe | We Think It’s the Best

Easy Fruitcake Recipe | We Think It’s the Best

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No dish has a harder time winning people over during the holiday season than fruitcake.  It seems like... Read More »

Easy Pineapple Cheese Ball Appetizer

Easy Pineapple Cheese Ball Appetizer

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Earlier this week I shared an recipe for that favorite of holiday party appetizers, deviled eggs, and today’s... Read More »

Classic Deviled Eggs

Classic Deviled Eggs

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Each year in December we look at the calendar and wonder how we will ever manage to accomplish... Read More »

Pistachio Cranberry Icebox Cookies

Pistachio Cranberry Icebox Cookies

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What goes along with the holiday season better than a plate of cookies?  Countless seasonal traditions involve the... Read More »

Indian Pudding | Classic New England Dessert

Indian Pudding | Classic New England Dessert

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

Michelle Obama’s Apple Cobbler

Michelle Obama’s Apple Cobbler

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The fall season may be winding down, but before you swap out your Halloween pumpkins for Thanksgiving cornucopias,... Read More »

Host a Holiday Cookie Decorating Party

Host a Holiday Cookie Decorating Party

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Holiday traditions are the things that make the holidays “the holidays.” For me it’s getting out the box... Read More »

Fresh Corn and Tomato Tart

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Summer is in its final phase, with autumn nipping fast at its heels.  The nights are growing cooler,... Read More »

Calvin Coolidge Corn Muffins

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I have always had a soft spot for Calvin Coolidge, America’s 30th president and New England native. “Silent... Read More »

Homemade Blueberry Pie

Homemade Blueberry Pie

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New England in August is awash in blueberries, and you haven’t tasted blueberry pie until you’ve eaten one homemade... Read More »

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Baked Beans | A New England Classic Made Meatless

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Baked Beans | A New England Classic Made Meatless

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Confession…there are some things I almost exclusively eat from a can or a jar. I cringe a little... Read More »

“Markets of New England” featuring Boston’s Copley Square Market

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City dwellers today have larger access than ever to fresh, locally grown produce thanks to the popularity of... Read More »

Funny Names for Old Fashioned Fruit Desserts

Funny Names for Old Fashioned Fruit Desserts

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With New England summer in full swing, our gardens, shopping carts, and countertops are overflowing with fresh produce.... Read More »

Summer Strawberry Shortcake

Summer Strawberry Shortcake

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The beginning of summer in New England is embraced and celebrated in a way that only those who... Read More »

A Visit to the King Arthur Flour Baking Education Center

A Visit to the King Arthur Flour Baking Education Center

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Few places incorporate my love of New England, tradition, and baking like the King Arthur Flour Company in... Read More »

Exploring Somerville’s Union Square

Exploring Somerville’s Union Square

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Boston is often considered “a city of neighborhoods,” each with its own personality and attractions. The North End... Read More »