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Aimee Seavey

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Quick Beef Gravy

Quick Beef Gravy

If you prefer a thicker sauce with your pot roast, here’s a quick beef gravy recipe.
Read more about the history of the Yankee pot roast that goes with this recipe.

Alice’s Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies

Desserts

Alice’s Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies

Looking for a traditional whoopie pie recipe (meaning a whoopie pie filling without Fluff)? You’ve come to the right place.
Rich chocolate cakes filled with a homemade cream filling, these old-fashioned whoopie pies are a favorite for generations of one New England family.
Alice’s Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies | Recipe With a History

Apple Pie History and Recipes

Desserts

Apple Pie History and Recipes

Each holiday season, dining-room tables across America begin their month-long showcase of all things sweet, savory, and covered in gravy. Prized dishes will vary, but one thing is certain: After the feast (but before the nap) there will be apple pie for dessert.

Apple pie is so beloved in our communal culture

Mayflower II | Local Treasure

Travel

Mayflower II | Local Treasure

The ship that carried the Pilgrims has been long lost to history, but its recreation — the Mayflower II — continues to keep alive the story of the 1620 voyage and its undaunted passengers.

If you happened to drive past the waterfront in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on August 7 this year, you couldn’t help

Fish Cakes with Homemade Tartar Sauce

Fish Cakes with Homemade Tartar Sauce

How a sacred fish, Yankee thrift, and Lenten tradition gave us a classic New England dish worth celebrating—and reinventing.
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Fish Cakes | Recipe with a History
How to Make Fish Cakes with Homemade Tartar Sauce | Step-by-Step

2014 Yankee Magazine’s Editors’ Choice Food Awards

New England

2014 Yankee Magazine’s Editors’ Choice Food Awards

Photo/Art by Heath Robbins
Our guide to the best artisanal cheeses, chocolates, jams, cookies, bacon, and other worthy edibles in New England.

This year marks our second annual food awards, which means that once again, we’ve been scouring New England’s groceries and markets to find the best locally made cheeses, jams, chocolates,

Cured Meat & Fish | 2014 Editors’ Choice Food Awards

New England

Cured Meat & Fish | 2014 Editors’ Choice Food Awards

View the winners of the 2014 Editors’ Choice Food Awards — Cured Meat & Fish.

COLD SMOKED ATLANTIC SALMON
SULLIVAN HARBOR FARM SMOKEHOUSE

Hancock Village, Maine

The team at Sullivan Harbor produces 75,000 pounds of luscious cured and smoked seafood each year, and we’re especially fond of their smoked salmon. It’s silky, with a perfect