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Searching for Ice Cream

Stopping for ice cream is a favorite activity for New Englanders and visitors in the summer. In New Hampshire, a great ice cream cone beckons as you cruise the scenic highways of the state. Slow down going through a town

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Vintage Clam Shack in Maine

Back in the good-old-days, you could get the best seafood at the roadside clam shacks in New England. The one shown here┬ádates back to the 1950s. Ted’s Fried Clams built a reputation as the place to go for a lunch

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Making Lobster Rolls

A summertime delight is eating lobster rolls while in Maine or New Hampshire. This was always a treat, to pull into a clam shack and order a lobster roll. This year, for the first time, I tried making my own.

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Whoopie Pie!

New England has a taste treat called a Whoopie Pie. It started out as two oval chocolate cakes sort of like oversized cookies with a filling or icing in-between. Now the whoopie pie has evolved with a gourmet twist. The

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Farm Stand Freshness

The farm stand reopened this week. Of course, we stopped by to get fresh corn to go with our grilled ham steak that evening. I was tempted by the colorful display of yellow squash, lush tomatoes, and crisp cucumbers to

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Eating Lobster Stew

You can’t go wrong with the lobster stew in Maine.

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Pick Blueberries at a Pick-Your-On-Farm

It’s a wonderful excursion for the whole family to pick blueberries at a pick-your-own farm. No special skills are needed, just bring your container(s). Here’s how to indulge your blueberry craving. Things You’ll Need: a small plastic bucket or container

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