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Northeastern Cuisine is heavily influenced by the sea, a constant supply of food and wealth to this area. Creams and rich textures also play a big role in many recipes within Northeastern Cuisine.

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New England Baked Beans

Learn how to create the perfect vegetable side dish with only a few simple ingredients in a few precious minutes.


Eggplant Parmesan

 Eggplant Parmesan

Try this Eggplant Parmesan recipe provided by Miss Connecticut, Sharalynn Kuziak. See more »

Crab Cakes

 Crab Cakes

Try this Crab Cakes recipe provided by Miss District of Columbia, Jen Corey. See more »

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

 Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Try this Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread recipe provided by Miss Maine, Susie Stauble. See more »

Maryland Steamed Crabs

 Maryland Steamed Crabs

Try this Steamed Crabs recipe provided by Miss Maryland, Brooke Catherine Poklemba. See more »

New England Clam Chowder

 New England Clam Chowder

Try this New England Clam Chowder recipe provided by Miss New Hampshire, Lindsey Graham. See more »

Oatmeal Pancakes

 Oatmeal Pancakes

Try this Oatmeal Pancakes recipe provided by Miss New Jersey, Ashley Shaffer. See more »

Slovak Pancakes

 Slovak Pancakes

Try this Slovak Pancakes recipe provided by Miss New York, Alyse Zwick. See more »

Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cakes

 Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cakes

Try this Dutch Funnel Cakes recipe provided by Miss Pennsylvania, Shannon Doyle. See more »

Clam Cakes

 Clam Cakes

Try this Clam Cakes recipe provided by Miss Rhode Island, Julianna Strout. See more »

Mrs. D’s Raviolis

 Mrs. D’s Raviolis

Try this Mrs. D'S Ravioli recipe provided by Miss Vermont, Laura Hall. See more »