new england

A bucket of maple syrup in the snow with streaks of maple syrup snow nearby

Maple Syrup Snow

Indulge your inner Laura Ingalls Wilder with this charming caramel-like candy made by drizzling maple syrup onto fresh snow. Its provenance may be outdated but its appeal transcends time.

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A bowl of creamy New England clam chowder with clams, potatoes, leeks, shallots, cream, and chives

New England Clam Chowder

This New England clam chowder recipe, put simply, is a classic. No other way to say it, no other way to make it.

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A tin cup on its side with homemade maple sugar spilling out

How to Make Maple Sugar

Making maple sugar at home isn’t difficult or tricky or fearsome. It’s actually crazy simple. And ridiculously tasty.

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New England Clambake

New England Clambake

The problem with a New England clambake? You have to be in New England to partake. Until now and this easy oven method.

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Lobster Roll

Lobster Roll

A toasted bun cradling sweet-as-can-be lobster swaddled in mayo. Just like what you’ll find along the winding highways and byways of coastal Maine.

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Fork with lobster salad and tomato salad, two small leaves of basil

Lobster Salad

A tumult of sensations, this cool, creamy, simple salad juxtaposes tastes and textures to fancy schmancy effect.

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Bowl of Rhode Island clam chowder with quahogs, diced potatoes and bacon on wood, bread and bowls nearby

Rhode Island Clam Chowder

Quahogs, or ginormous clams, take center stage in this clear chowder. No tomatoes, no cream, no other ingredients that could sully the saline loveliness of clams, salt pork, potatoes, and onions.

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Steamer Clam Chowder

Steamer Clam Chowder

Quite possibly the definitive clam chowder, made simple yet spectacular with clams, salt pork, potatoes, and oodles of cream. A bold claim, we realize, yet we stand behind it.

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The Down Easter Cocktail

Down Easter Cocktail

Merriam-Webster defines “down easter” as “one born or living down east.” We take it to mean this lovely apple cider-y cocktail.

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A paper basket filled with golden fried clams and fries

Clam Shack Style Fried Clams

We tell you exactly how to make fried clams. Whole belly ones, natch, which of course are the best. And it’s soooo easy.

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Johnnycakes

Johnnycakes

Make no mistake, pancakes they are not. Johnnycakes are lighter and crunchier and grittier and arguably best drenched in butter and maple syrup.

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North Carolina Clam Chowder

North Carolina Clam Chowder

No, not Maine clam chowder. North Carolina clam chowder. It’s a brothier, clammier, lighter chowder. No complaints here.

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Huckleberry Crisp

Huckleberry Crisp

Sweetly tart and laced with spice, this huckleberry (or blueberry, if you’d rather) crisp recipe is gonna rock your world.

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