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A favorite punch for holiday parties from Maine to Rhode Island.
With all their rich flavor, it’s hard to believe that these cookies are low in fat. Like the...
From the Inn at Jackson, Jackson, NH.
Also called, in French, Langues de Chat, or Cat’s Tongues. From Snowvillage Inn, North Conway, NH.
An old-fashioned dessert that hasn’t lost an ounce of appeal over the years, Ambrosia is extremely...
After sending the remainder of her very first Angel Chocolate Pie home with her boyfriend, baker...
A non-alcoholic drink especially popular with children.
When Yankee published its first issue in 1935, Maine’s Arroostook County was the potato-growing...
My aunt Sophie, a proper Bostonian, was adored by all the children in our family. There was never a...
Those convenient little packages of baby carrots make a tasty side dish, simmered in cider. The red...
From Snowvillage Inn, North Conway, NH.
Dough for Caramel “Turtle” Tart or Chocolate-Hazelnut Tartlets (double if making both recipes)
A modern twist on the traditional holiday confection, this recipe uses a mixture of dried fruits...
This recipe comes from Kevin Long, executive chef at Tosca in Hingham, Massachusetts. One of the...
Chef Rob Evans of Hugo’s in Portland, Maine, says that although he doesn’t manipulate turkey too...
In France, this is served with sliced black truffles, but truffle oil is a good substitute.
This recipe was perfected by Mother Mary Clare in the monastery kitchen of the St. Scholastica...
Try this easier, lighter version of the traditional chocolate yule log.
A few years after my husband’s mother passed away, my father-in-law was visiting, chatting with me...
Simple and delicious meal for fall/winter.
From the Inn at Jackson, Jackson, NH.
These tiny tarts are a favorite at Christmas. How these tarts got their name is a mystery – it...
This easy tart, inspired by “turtle” candies, combines caramel, pecans, and chocolate for a rich...
This lovely, sweet bread has an unusual ingredient: half an orange, ground with sugar in the food ...
This recipe came from one of my freinds, in Prineville, Oregon. This is a wonderful way to start...
Dried cherries and toffee bits work wonderfully together in a bar cookie that also features toasted...
From the Riverbend Inn, Chocorua, NH.
A good grade canned chicken broth may be substituted.
You’ll be tempted to eat two slices.
More a cake than a fruitcake, this winning combination of chocolate and dried cherries will keep...
Although this requires some time to prepare, the finished product compensates for the effort made.
A hazelnut shortbread forms the base of these mini-tarts, which are filled with raspberries and...
Mrs. Edna M. Lorimer of Haverhill, Massachusetts, won $3—a second-place finish—for these delicious...
The introduction of 24/7 food television in the aughts, and the rise of the celebrity chef, led to...
These delicious cookies are a nod to the current craze for “gourmetified” junk-food classics. In...
My late mother, Paula Tucker, was well known for her baking. While my sister and I were growing up...
This recipe comes from Lymes’ Heritage Cookbook, by Connecticut’s Lyme Historical Society....
I have made this for my neighbors and friends every Christmas morning for the last 30 years. It’s...
These classic sugar cookies are great for the holidays, or any other time of the year! For more...
Folding the egg whites in at the end makes this well-flavored eggnog frothy and light and just a...
This recipe, passed down from my mother-in-law, is both healthy and tasty! Add cranberries or mixed...
Make this punch in huge batches and store it on your front porch during the cold winter months.
This punch is not only pretty – especially welcome for a holiday party – but flavorful as well. A...
Lovely version of an old favorite. Tastes best served warm. Decorate with whole candied cherries,...

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