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

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

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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

17 votes, 3.71 avg. rating (74% 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 »

Amaral’s Fish & Chips | Local Flavor

12 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (89% score)

Amaral’s Fish & Chips — a family-owned Rhode Island eatery — serves coastal fare and Portuguese American classics. The... Read More »

Twin Farms | Most Expensive Night in New England?

4 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (63% score)

At first, it sounded like something out of Brigadoon. On a New Year’s Eve holiday several years ago... Read More »

Make Apple Butter in the Slow Cooker

6 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Follow our simple instructions to make apple butter in the slow cooker at night! When you wake up,... Read More »

Where to Eat In Providence, Rhode Island

9 votes, 4.11 avg. rating (81% score)

A thriving restaurant scene gives this creative city a delicious flavor all its own.  Providence is a small... Read More »

Butternut Squash | In Season

29 votes, 3.52 avg. rating (70% score)

Pureed, roasted and baked, Butternut Squash — a New England favorite — makes winter a sweeter season. It’s one of... Read More »

Christmas at the Newport Mansions

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

There’s much to be said for a cozy country Christmas, for simple pleasures and silent nights. But on a recent gray... Read More »

10 Tips for Making Great Pie

10 Tips for Making Great Pie

4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

First, let me say that pie is one of my favorite things to make. But it took time... Read More »

Louis’ Lunch | New England’s Gifts

Louis’ Lunch | New England’s Gifts

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

New Haven’s gift to the world isn’t just pizza; it’s also the home of Louis’ Lunch and the... Read More »

The Yankee Kitchen: Blue-Ribbon Apple Pie

The Yankee Kitchen: Blue-Ribbon Apple Pie

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Yankee Magazine’s Amy Traverso shares her recipe for the perfect apple pie, an American classic. Hi, I’m Amy... Read More »

Lobster | New England’s Gifts

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(Homarus americanus) Bertha Nunan was the proprietor of Nunan’s Lobster Hut in Cape Porpoise, Maine, from 1974 to... Read More »

Where To Eat In Portsmouth, New Hampshire

4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (91% score)

Portsmouth is New Hampshire’s hippest town, with a food scene that hits every of-the-moment note: cold brew coffee,... Read More »



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