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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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Mexican Stuffed Peppers for Cinco de Mayo

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

For many New Englanders the month of March brings one of the tastiest days of the year, when... Read More »

Slow Cooker Breakfast Recipes

Slow Cooker Breakfast Recipes

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

Slow cookers are a modern kitchen miracle. If you haven’t taken a moment to appreciate your slow cooker... Read More »

Pineapple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pineapple Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

11 votes, 3.17 avg. rating (64% score)

Move over pineapple upside-down cake — there’s a new pineapple cake in town! Thanks to crushed pineapple added... Read More »

Italian Easter Bread with Dyed Eggs

Italian Easter Bread with Dyed Eggs

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

Italian Easter Bread with dyed eggs is a traditional Easter bread dish featuring sweetened bread dough shaped into... Read More »

Creamy Asparagus Quiche

Creamy Asparagus Quiche

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

Quiche takes a turn for the decadent with this Creamy Asparagus Quiche — perfect for your Easter menu... Read More »

Fun Valentine’s Day Brownies

Fun Valentine’s Day Brownies

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

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate than by sharing something sweet with those... Read More »

Grapefruit Oatmeal Scones with Citrus Glaze

Grapefruit Oatmeal Scones with Citrus Glaze

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

Are you tired of winter yet? These sweet and hearty Grapefruit Oatmeal Scones with Citrus Glaze will help ... Read More »

Breakfast Popovers

Breakfast Popovers

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

With their crisp, golden shell and soft, custard-like interior, popovers are the irresistible younger American sibling to the... Read More »

New England Baked Bean Soup

New England Baked Bean Soup

9 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (61% score)

Like a good New Englander, I adore baked beans. On their own with brown bread for Sunday supper,... Read More »

How to Meet Stephen King

How to Meet Stephen King

7 votes, 4.29 avg. rating (84% score)

Crossing paths with mega-author Stephen King stopped being an option for the average Joe sometime back in the... Read More »

Homemade Graham Cracker Christmas Cookies

Homemade Graham Cracker Christmas Cookies

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

As I was working on recipe testing for the latest Yankee cookbook, the gorgeous Lost and Vintage Recipes,... Read More »

Cheese Straws

Cheese Straws

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

Ready or not, here come the holidays! A fun part of every holiday season are the holiday parties... Read More »

Easy Slow Cooker Indian Pudding

Easy Slow Cooker Indian Pudding

18 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (73% score)

For me, nothing smells and tastes like fall more than a warm bowl of Indian Pudding topped with... Read More »

Cheesy Dapper Apple Squares

Cheesy Dapper Apple Squares

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

As the catchy saying goes, “Apple pie without cheese is like a kiss without the squeeze!” A classic... Read More »

Blimp with a View | A Special Ride in the Hood Blimp

Blimp with a View | A Special Ride in the Hood Blimp

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

I arrived at the Beverly airport twenty minutes early. It isn’t everyday a person has the opportunity to... Read More »

Apple Picking Adventures and Apple Cake

Apple Picking Adventures and Apple Cake

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

If you’re like me and you look forward to a day of apple picking each fall, you may... Read More »

Fresh Tomato Sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce

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

Growing up in an Italian family meant that fresh tomato sauce was right up there with “plate” and... Read More »

Fan Tan Dinner Rolls

Fan Tan Dinner Rolls

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

Who doesn’t love a buttery dinner roll? No matter what season it is or what’s on the menu,... Read More »

Summer Jam-Filled Thumbprint Cookies

Summer Jam-Filled Thumbprint Cookies

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

Earlier this year I spent some time assisting Yankee’s Senior Life and Home Editor Amy Traverso with recipe... Read More »

Blueberry Boy Bait

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

Oh, blueberry season. Each year you arrive with the dog days of summer and stain our hands and... Read More »

4th of July Desserts and Traditions

4th of July Desserts and Traditions

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One of my favorite holidays is the 4th of July’s, America’s Independence Day. Because it falls smack in... Read More »

The Friendly Farm in Dublin, NH

The Friendly Farm in Dublin, NH

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

Last weekend two of my best friends, Melissa and Kayte, made a pilgrimage from Brooklyn to my new... Read More »

Day Hike on Mount Monadnock

Day Hike on Mount Monadnock

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

I see Mount Monadnock everyday in southwestern New Hampshire, while driving past Dublin Lake and a series of... Read More »

Opening Day at the Brimfield Antiques Show

Opening Day at the Brimfield Antiques Show

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

Brimfield might be a small town in south-central Massachusetts with a 2010 census population of just 3,609, but... Read More »

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

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

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

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

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

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

15 votes, 3.93 avg. rating (78% score)

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



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