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10 Best Clam Shacks in New England

10 Best Clam Shacks in New England

48 votes, 3.76 avg. rating (75% score)

Summer in New England isn’t complete without enjoying some deep-fried seafood. Seafood expert Mike Urban picks the 10... Read More »

10 Favorite Smells of New England

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

From Fenway sausages to September’s apple orchards, Yankee Editor Mel Allen shares ten favorite, distinct smells of New England.... Read More »

Bag Balm | We Invented the Perfect Cure for Dry Skin

Bag Balm | We Invented the Perfect Cure for Dry Skin

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

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

Blackfly Season in New England

Blackfly Season in New England

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

Is there any silver lining to the nuisance of blackfly season? New Englanders take a perverse pride in... Read More »

Bob-Houses | Free Lakefront Homes

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

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

17 votes, 3.16 avg. rating (64% score)

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

Classic New England Recipes

Classic New England Recipes

7 votes, 3.71 avg. rating (74% score)

From Boston baked beans to clam chowder, from blueberry pie to johnnycakes, these foods have not only sustained... Read More »

Coffee Milk

Coffee Milk

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

What do you get when you add coffee syrup to ice cold milk? In Rhode Island, you get... Read More »

Common Crackers | New England’s Classic Cracker

Common Crackers | New England’s Classic Cracker

8 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (88% score)

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

Constant Comment

Constant Comment

5 votes, 3.80 avg. rating (76% score)

Since 1945, the Bigelow Tea Company has been supplying New England and beyond with quality teas, and none... Read More »

Favorite New England Foods

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

New England is famous for its own special brand of cuisine. Help us determine which foods and beverages... Read More »

Fig Newtons | New England By the Numbers

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

16 January date known to snack enthusiasts as National Fig Newton Day 101 number of years Fig Newtons... Read More »

Flo’s Hot Dog Relish | A New England Frank Favorite

Flo’s Hot Dog Relish | A New England Frank Favorite

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

When discussing the best hot dogs in New England, you can expect Flo’s roadside stand to come up... Read More »

Franks and Beans | A Saturday Night Tradition

Franks and Beans | A Saturday Night Tradition

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

Excerpt from “Beans and Harmony,” Yankee Magazine, February 1995. Being married to a Yankee meant we had franks... Read More »

Grapenut Raisin Ice Cream

Grapenut Raisin Ice Cream

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

If you’ve never visited an ice cream stand in a faraway state, you may not realize that your... Read More »

Harvard Beets Recipe and History

Harvard Beets Recipe and History

6 votes, 4.17 avg. rating (82% score)

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

Hoodsie Cups | The Classic New England Ice Cream Treat

Hoodsie Cups | The Classic New England Ice Cream Treat

10 votes, 4.30 avg. rating (85% score)

Can’t decide between chocolate and vanilla? Go for a Hoodsie Cup — one of New England’s favorite ice... Read More »

How to Pronounce “Scallop” │ New England Dialect

7 votes, 3.57 avg. rating (72% score)

Real New Englanders know how to pronounce scallop and warn others to be wary of people who say “skal-lup.”... Read More »

How to Sound Like a New Englander │ New England Dialect

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

Sounding like the locals isn’t easy. Accent coach Thom Jones takes us on a tour of New England... Read More »

Humpty Dumpty Chips │Maine’s Potato Chip

Humpty Dumpty Chips │Maine’s Potato Chip

8 votes, 4.62 avg. rating (90% score)

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

Ice Harvest at the Thompson Ice House

Ice Harvest at the Thompson Ice House

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

Its crop is no longer making its way to the Caribbean, but at the Thompson Ice House in... Read More »

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

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

5 votes, 4.40 avg. rating (86% score)

There’s nothing like Italian sandwiches elsewhere in the country — not to be confused with subs, grinders or... Read More »

Jimmies | Lexicon

8 votes, 4.38 avg. rating (86% score)

Jimmies are the granddaddy of ice cream toppings, and credit for their creation is claimed by Brigham’s, a... Read More »

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

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

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

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

4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (91% score)

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

Mark Twain Trivia | New England by the Numbers

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

Do you know how long it took Mark Twain to write Huck Finn? Get the answer to this... Read More »

Marshmallow Fluff | Infographic

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

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



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