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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 Boston and spends most of her free time exploring the city's many cultural, historical, and culinary offerings. She cannot resist vintage cookbooks, kitchen tools, or a good story about a New England dish or a family recipe. Join her as she delves into New England's rich history and traditions and shares her findngs with you.

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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

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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

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

Blueberry Boy Bait

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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

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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

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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

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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

9 votes, 3.77 avg. rating (75% score)

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

5 votes, 3.40 avg. rating (69% score)

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

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

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

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

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

10 votes, 3.83 avg. rating (76% score)

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

4 votes, 2.00 avg. rating (47% score)

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

13 votes, 3.62 avg. rating (72% score)

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 »



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