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Amy Traverso

Biography:

Senior lifestyle editor Amy Traverso oversees Yankee's Food and Home & Garden departments and contributes articles to the magazine. Amy book, The Apple Lover's Cookbook (W.W. Norton), won an International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) cookbook award for the category American. Follow !

Flo’s Hot Dogs | Local Flavor

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A little red shack by the side of the road in York, Maine, serves some of New England’s... Read More »

How to Make Baked Scallops with Ritz Crackers Topping

How to Make Baked Scallops with Ritz Crackers Topping

5 votes, 4.80 avg. rating (93% score)

A reader favorite, this simple recipe for baked scallops with Ritz crackers has stood the test of time.... Read More »

Kitchen Hack | How to Cut Grapes, Cherry Tomatoes, and Other Round Things Fast

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Learn how to cut grapes and cherry tomatoes in half in seconds using this easy technique. I picked... Read More »

The Griswold Inn | Local Flavor

The Griswold Inn | Local Flavor

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At America’s oldest tavern, hearty food and a heaping amount of history are on the menu. Essex, Connecticut,... Read More »

Strawberries | In Season

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

The sweet season is upon us. In small towns across New England, village greens and country churches host... Read More »

Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough | Local Flavor

Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough | Local Flavor

8 votes, 3.88 avg. rating (77% score)

Abbott’s Lobster in the Rough in Noank, Connecticut offers oysters, chowder, and lobster in one of New England’s most... Read More »

Top 10 New England Dishes Worth Traveling For This Summer

Top 10 New England Dishes Worth Traveling For This Summer

13 votes, 4.31 avg. rating (85% score)

What are the best New England dishes worth traveling for this summer? Yankee’s food editor goes on the road... Read More »

How to Cook Fiddleheads | Easy Fiddleheads Recipe

How to Cook Fiddleheads | Easy Fiddleheads Recipe

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Make the most of fiddleheads, spring’s most ephemeral vegetable, in this simple sautéed fiddleheads recipe. What is it... Read More »

Spring Dinner Salad with Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette

Spring Dinner Salad with Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

Made with Savoy cabbage, potatoes, carrots, and prosciutto with a honey-mustard vinaigrette, this spring dinner salad is easy... Read More »

How to Make Clam Cakes | Step-by-Step

How to Make Clam Cakes | Step-by-Step

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Ever wonder how to make clam cakes at home? Our recipe yields cakes that are tender, stuffed with... Read More »

Crispy Homemade Clam Cakes

Crispy Homemade Clam Cakes

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

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The Best Roasted Asparagus Recipe (in Just 4 Ingredients!)

The Best Roasted Asparagus Recipe (in Just 4 Ingredients!)

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

The best roasted asparagus recipe couldn’t be more simple. Just 4 ingredients, and you’re done! This dish is so... Read More »

Best Portland Restaurants | Where to Eat in Portland, Maine

7 votes, 4.14 avg. rating (82% score)

Welcome to New England’s culinary capital. In search of the best Portland restaurants? Here’s where to eat in Portland,... Read More »

How to Make Rhubarb Pie | A Favorite Early Spring Dessert

6 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (68% score)

Here’s how to make rhubarb pie, a favorite early spring dessert with a sweet-tart filling and flaky crust.... Read More »

Carrots | In Season

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The season’s first vegetable is also its sweetest. Why are carrots associated so strongly with spring? In the... Read More »

Asparagus-Rice Soup with Sausage | Step-by-Step

Asparagus-Rice Soup with Sausage | Step-by-Step

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This recipe for asparagus-rice soup with sausage yields a flavorful spring soup that’s light and fresh, but still... Read More »

Kimball Farm | Local Flavor

10 votes, 3.70 avg. rating (74% score)

In a small New Hampshire town, the ice cream at Kimball Farm is worth traveling for, by air... Read More »

Asparagus-Rice Soup with Sausage

Asparagus-Rice Soup with Sausage

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

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How to Make Maple Walnut Ice Cream

How to Make Maple Walnut Ice Cream

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Along with coffee and black raspberry, maple walnut is one of our favorite classic New England ice cream... Read More »

Homemade Maple Walnut Ice Cream

Homemade Maple Walnut Ice Cream

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

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How to Make Clam Chowder | A New England Recipe Classic

How to Make Clam Chowder | A New England Recipe Classic

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Step-by-step instructions for how to make clam chowder, following one of our favorite easy chowder recipes. Homemade clam chowder... Read More »

How to Make Citrusy Beet and Greens Salad with Crispy Goat Cheese | Step-by-Step

How to Make Citrusy Beet and Greens Salad with Crispy Goat Cheese | Step-by-Step

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This easy Citrusy Beet and Greens Salad with Crispy Goat Cheese uses just a small number of ingredients... Read More »

How to Roast Beets

How to Roast Beets

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Roasted beets are a terrific addition salads and pastas. Here’s how to roast beets at home. As sure... Read More »

Where to Eat in Woodstock, Vermont

3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Local food reigns supreme in this postcard-perfect New England town. These are our favorite places to eat in Woodstock.... Read More »

Scallops | In Season

Scallops | In Season

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A fresh look at one of New England’s treasured seafoods. First, there’s the matter of pronunciation. It’s “scawl-up,”... Read More »

The 20 Most New Englandy Dishes

The 20 Most New Englandy Dishes

18 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (73% score)

Imogene Woolcott was Yankee‘s first food editor and the first mass-media authority on New England cooking. Consider her... Read More »

Quick and Easy Illustrated Recipes for Winter

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Lauren Stein is a Boston-based journalist and author whose charming new book, Fresh Made Simple (Storey Publishing: 2015),... Read More »



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