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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 !

Homemade Chocolate-Hazelnut Tartlets

6 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (85% score)

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Broccoli-Cheese Calzones

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Like most busy home cooks, I like to keep weeknight meals simple. Meanwhile, I’m trying to appeal to... Read More »

“Paper-Bag” Meatloaf

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

I’ve been cooking a lot of meat in (or on) parchment paper lately: chicken wings, meatloaf. And I’m... Read More »

Gluten-Free Cornmeal Thumbprint Cookies

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

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Cozy Potato-Mushroom Soup

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

Lately, all I want to eat is soup. And on this gray, rainy day, despite the warm temperatures,... Read More »

Chocolate-Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

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

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Pistachio–Cherry Icebox Cookies

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Semi-Retro Chocolate-Chip Cookies

4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

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Gluten-Free Pine-Nut Macaroons

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

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Butternut Squash Risotto

5 votes, 3.40 avg. rating (69% score)

It’s squash-and-pumpkin season.  I love this simple dish for its seasonal flavor and its bright color. It’s also... Read More »

Creamy Broccoli-Cheddar Soup | The Taste of Autumn

Creamy Broccoli-Cheddar Soup | The Taste of Autumn

4 votes, 3.75 avg. rating (75% score)

This recipe for Creamy Broccoli-Cheddar Soup is one of my standby dishes, an easy soup that makes everyone in... Read More »

Polenta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Temperatures have dropped this week here in Massachusetts and my appetite has shifted with the weather. I’m reading... Read More »

Apple Brownies

11 votes, 3.82 avg. rating (76% score)

This recipe is a favorite among my mom’s circle of friends, and everyone I know who has tried... Read More »

Grandma Mary’s Apple Crisp

15 votes, 4.27 avg. rating (84% score)

My grandma Mary made this buttery, cinnamon-scented crisp every fall, and to me, it’s the flavor of home.... Read More »

Best Apple Orchards in New England

8 votes, 4.88 avg. rating (95% score)

Yankee senior lifestyle editor, and author of the The Apple Lover’s Cookbook, Amy Traverso, shares her list of... Read More »

Lobster Mac n’ Cheese

4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

Who doesn’t love lobster mac n’ cheese? It’s an inspired combination: the sweet lobster and tangy cheese, the... Read More »

Apple Guide | How to Match the Apple to the Recipe

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Apple varieties are as individual as people, with their own quirky flavors, textures, and strengths. Some perform best... Read More »

Exploring Brookline, Massachusetts

Brookline began its life in 1638 as a hamlet of Boston called Muddy River.  In 1705, it was... Read More »

Quinoa Salad with Apples and Kale

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

Last year, the US Apple Association, an educational and advocacy organization for apple growers, asked me to develop... Read More »

The Yankee Kitchen: How to Peel an Apple

The Yankee Kitchen: How to Peel an Apple

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

Lifestyle editor Amy Traverso skinned a lot of apples when she was writing The Apple Lover’s Cookbook. Watch as she... Read More »

Our Favorite Off-the-Beaten-Track Antique Shop

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

I’m going to let you in on a little secret today. It’s a vintage/antique shop in a town... Read More »

Frank Sprague | Artisan Profile

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Like any resourceful Vermonter, Frank Sprague is a man of diverse talents. As a master stonemason, he turns... Read More »

Spaghetti with Fresh Corn, Scallions, and Bacon

Spaghetti with Fresh Corn, Scallions, and Bacon

7 votes, 4.71 avg. rating (92% score)

The corn gets sweeter and sweeter as the summer goes on. This dish is my adaptation of a... Read More »

Crispy Fish with Fresh Corn and Scallions

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

Here’s a crowd-pleasing dinner that takes less than an hour to make: crisp, corn-crusted fish served over an... Read More »

Apple-Raspberry Tart

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

I saw my first apples of the season this week at Volante Farms in Needham, Massachusetts this week.... Read More »

Vermont Daylillies

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

The weather has been so glorious lately and my thoughts are turning to the beautiful corner of northern... Read More »

Peaches and Cream Tart

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

Hillary Davis is an author and food blogger who lives just down the road from Yankee’s offices in... Read More »



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