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Bag Balm | We Invented the Perfect Cure for Dry Skin

Bag Balm | We Invented the Perfect Cure for Dry Skin

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We Invented the Perfect Cure for Dry Skin New Englanders are confident enough to take a product intended... Read More »

Bob-Houses | Free Lakefront Homes

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In Praise of BOB-HOUSES | You Can Still Enjoy a Lakefront Home for Free When winter begins to... Read More »

Boston Cream Pie |A Pie in Cake’s Clothing

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Yankee Classic: January 1983 Never was there a more enigmatic piece of pastry. To start with, as almost... Read More »

Common Crackers | New England’s Classic Cracker

Common Crackers | New England’s Classic Cracker

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If there’s one thing that we as New Englanders can agree on, it’s that when it comes to... Read More »

Harvard Beets History

Harvard Beets History

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If you like your beets a little bit sugar-sweet and a little bit vinegar-sour, flavored with a hint... Read More »

Humpty Dumpty Chips | Maine’s Potato Chip

Humpty Dumpty Chips | Maine’s Potato Chip

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

A Maine favorite since 1947, Humpty Dumpty chips are a potato tradition and regional snack favorite thanks to... Read More »

Italian Sandwiches | Portland Maine’s Unsung Contribution to the World

Italian Sandwiches | Portland Maine’s Unsung Contribution to the World

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One of the advantages of living in Maine’s largest city is that you have such a wide number... Read More »

L.A. Burdick | Best Hot Chocolate in the World

L.A. Burdick | Best Hot Chocolate in the World

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We Make the Best Hot Chocolate in the World Michael Klug, head chocolatier at L. A. Burdick in... Read More »

Lobster Shacks | Photographs of Maine’s Iconic Eateries

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Photographer Sara Gray spent time last summer exploring two locations in her home state of Maine to capture... Read More »

Marshmallow Fluff | Infographic

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You know it’s white, sticky and delicious, but did you also know that Marshmallow Fluff has less sugar... Read More »

Moxie | Maine’s Classic Soda

Moxie | Maine’s Classic Soda

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If you’re “from away” you might not like the taste, but for many New Englanders, a  long, cold... Read More »

Necco Wafers | America’s Oldest Candy

Necco Wafers | America’s Oldest Candy

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

If taste is linked to memory, then one of the easiest ways to jump back to childhood is... Read More »

Rhode Island Jonnycakes | Thick South County Style

Rhode Island Jonnycakes | Thick South County Style

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A Rhode Island classic, jonnycakes (or johnnycakes) are thick or thin cornmeal pancakes depending on what part of... Read More »

Town Greens | New England Icons

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Town greens established in the 18th century, or village greens as they’re more commonly known today, were thought... Read More »

Winter Storm Stories

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A big winter storm is a complex event that, though more or less vast in scale, is well... Read More »

‘Ice Out’ on Joe’s Pond | Sign of Spring

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In Vermont’s north country, spring’s true arrival is marked by “ice out” – when a special raft sinks into... Read More »



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