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Artist Jilly Walsh | Recipes from the Best Cook

Artist Jilly Walsh | Recipes from the Best Cook

4 votes, 2.25 avg. rating (51% score)

Connecticut artist Jilly Walsh presents two favorite English dishes, Coronation Chicken and Summer Pudding. In Italy, she watched... Read More »

Award-Winning Blueberry Pie │ Best Cook

Award-Winning Blueberry Pie │ Best Cook

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

Mary Blenk’s wild-blueberry pie is so good that it’s a regular prizewinner at contests around the country. When... Read More »

Baking Cakes | Recipes from the Best Cook

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

In the town of Madison, New Hampshire, if you’re getting married, you’d better hope you’re related to (or... Read More »

Beach Picnics | Recipes from the Best Cook

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

When Laurie Lufkin was little, her folks would buy subs from the local deli, the family would all... Read More »

Beanhole Beans | Best Cook

Beanhole Beans | Best Cook

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

Tom Curren’s recipe for beanhole beans pay homage to a New Hampshire logging-camp favorite. When Tom Curren sets... Read More »

Best Chili Recipe from a World Champion Cook

Best Chili Recipe from a World Champion Cook

14 votes, 4.14 avg. rating (82% score)

New England’s first world champion chili maker, Jerry Buma, shares his favorite tips along with his best chili... Read More »

Best Cook | Tastes of India

5 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (93% score)

Jessie Grearson grew up in Meriden, a little village in western New Hampshire. Her mother, she says, made... Read More »

Best Cook: Adding Flavor with Spices

Best Cook: Adding Flavor with Spices

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

When Ron Morin wakes up in the morning, he often has the menu for that night’s dinner already... Read More »

Best Cook: Cookies

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

Our Best Cook, Nori Odi, is preparing Christmas cookies. Her industrious kitchen in Greenfield, New Hampshire, is filled... Read More »

Best Cook: Cooking with Oats

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

When Cheryl Wixson opens the door to her home in downtown Bangor, Maine, riffs from her stereo boom... Read More »

Best Cook: Italian Pot Roast Recipe

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

Courtney Hunter of Jamestown, RI, Best Cook for March/April 2008, learned to cook in Italy and it shows... Read More »

Best Cook: Memorable Leftovers

2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

When Courtney Hunter sees her friends toss out leftovers, she shudders. “This is the best part!” she cries.... Read More »

Best Cook: One-Pan Jan

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

In her small, Alpine-style kitchen away from the busy streets of Center Conway, New Hampshire, Jan Duprey, a... Read More »

Best Cook: Star-Spangled Berry Pie

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

Helene Harbage’s fingers nimbly pick over the quart of raspberries, selecting only the plumpest, most perfect of the... Read More »

Best Cook: Strawberries

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

For four precious weeks in early summer, strawberries by the ton come up out of Maxwell’s strawberry fields,... Read More »

Best Cook: The Politics of Pork

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

If you ask Roger Andrey how he pronounces his name, his international past emerges. “It’s Roh-zhay Ahn-dray,” he’ll... Read More »

Best Cook: The Queen of Pudding

Best Cook: The Queen of Pudding

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Best Cook Tinky Weisblat is the “Queen of Puddings.” Try her recipes for Maple-Apple Pudding and Eggplant Pudding... Read More »

Best Cook: Trail Lunches

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

New Hampshire hiker Jan Duprey makes trail lunches a treat with a trusty potato salad and balsamic vinaigrette... Read More »

Best Cookie Recipes from the Best Cook

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

Nori Odoi’s Christmas Cookie Guidelines 1. Cookies should last well (shortbread stays fresh for weeks). 2. Cookies should... Read More »

Blackberry Jelly | Jelly Recipe from the Best Cook

Blackberry Jelly | Jelly Recipe from the Best Cook

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

Maine’s ripe berries find a sweet home in our best cook’s kitchen, when Ruth’s Feeney whips up her... Read More »

Canning Recipes | Best Cook Verna Soini

Canning Recipes | Best Cook Verna Soini

4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

Verna Soini of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, shares two of her blue-ribbon canning recipes from the country fair. Verna Soini’s plump... Read More »

Dishes at Cogswell’s Grant | Recipes from the Best Cook

Dishes at Cogswell’s Grant | Recipes from the Best Cook

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

At Cogswell’s Grant in Essex, Massachusetts, Caroline Craig’s cooking stirs memories of a life lived in service to... Read More »

French Canadian Meat Pie | Recipe from This Issue’s Best Cook

French Canadian Meat Pie | Recipe from This Issue’s Best Cook

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

“Moose” (Raymond) Despres had his first meat pie when he was 4 years old. That would be as... Read More »

Golden Challah Bread | Best Cook

2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

At a Jewish day school in Northampton that her children attended, Simona Pozzetto was known as “the challah... Read More »

Grilling Tips | Queen of the Grill

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

On a northern Vermont farm, Dawn Boucher has perfected the art of grilling barnyard-to-table cheeses and meats. Here... Read More »

Hazel’s Jamaican Recipes | Best Cook

Hazel’s Jamaican Recipes | Best Cook

2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

My cousin George Odell moved to Jamaica in 1973 to teach math and came home four years later... Read More »

Homemade Birthday Cakes | Best Cook

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

For her son Harold’s first birthday, Esther Foskett found a recipe in an old Farm Journal so that... Read More »



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