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Amy Traverso


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 !

Stovetop Clambake | Step-By-Step Instructions

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

Craving the flavors of a classic New England clambake but prefer to do things indoors? A stovetop clambake... Read More »

Farm-to-Table Bounty on Cape Cod | Chatham Bars Inn Farm

3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

When Arrows Restaurant opened in Ogunquit, Maine in 1988, the idea of a fine-dining restaurant supplying its own... Read More »

Inside the New Boston Public Market

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

For years, Boston’s food community has lamented the lack of a permanent, year-round food market along the lines... Read More »

Bob’s Clam Hut | Local Flavor

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

At Bob’s Clam Hut in Kittery, Maine, the dueling fried clam recipes are legendary. The parking lot at... Read More »

A New England Clambake | Recipes from the Kitchen

24 votes, 4.91 avg. rating (97% score)

Inspired by the cooking at one of Cape Cod’s best restaurants, we asked for a fresh take on... Read More »

Black-Eyed Susan’s | Local Flavor

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

Nantucket locals and tourists agree: If you can get a seat at Black-Eyed Susan’s — an island hotspot... Read More »

A Delicious 15-Minute Asparagus and Mushroom Salad

4 votes, 2.50 avg. rating (55% score)

It’s prime asparagus season, a tender green bonanza, a harbinger of summer’s bounty. And nowhere is this season... Read More »

Connecticut River Shad with Asparagus | A Recipe for Shad Season

6 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (88% score)

Tracy Medeiros loves farmers and local food. She’s written two books about the homegrown delights of her adopted... Read More »

Brooke Dojny’s Shrimp and Fennel Chowder

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

Just as we were wrapping up work on on our big chowder story in the March/April issue, I... Read More »

Lemon Zest Cake

12 votes, 4.22 avg. rating (84% score)

Jessica Robinson grew up on a small farm in Connecticut, where her family grew crops, raised livestock, and... Read More »

Spring Pea Soup with Shrimp Dumplings

Spring Pea Soup with Shrimp Dumplings

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

This elegant soup is inspired by a classic Chinese dish, shrimp and snow peas, but the preparation will... Read More »

Potato Chowder to Pesto | A Brief History of Yankee’s Recipe Archives

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

This year marks Yankee‘s 80th anniversary. Eighty years! Not bad for an independent , family-owned publishing company (actually,... Read More »

Waffle Iron Brownies Recipe

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Amy Traverso, Yankee Magazine‘s Senior Lifestyle Editor, visits “Better Connecticut” to share a recipe for Yankee’s Crisp-Chewy Waffle... Read More »

Cardamom Coffee Cake | Step-by-Step Instructions

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

Every cook needs a great coffee cake recipe for those lazy Sundays or potluck brunches or bake sales.... Read More »

Maine Potato Donuts

11 votes, 3.87 avg. rating (77% score)

We’ve run a few good recipes for Maine potato donuts over the years, but this particular one was... Read More »

The Yankee Kitchen: How to Cook a Lobster

The Yankee Kitchen: How to Cook a Lobster

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Yankee Magazine Editor Amy Traverso shows you how to cook Lobster. This is the true New England way!... Read More »

Best-Ever Brownies | Step-by-Step Recipe

4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)

What makes these brownies so good? They’re dense, crisp on top, chewy in the center, and intensely chocolately.... Read More »

Olneyville New York System | Hot Wieners

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

A Providence diner — Olneyville New York System — serves up hot wieners with its own brand of dinner... Read More »

Testing Tom Brady’s Pancakes

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

Basking in today’s recaps of the Patriot’s unbelievable Super Bowl victory last night, I stumbled across this story... Read More »

Perfect Roast Chicken

15 votes, 3.93 avg. rating (78% score)

We have been getting so much enthusiastic feedback from our readers about Marjorie Druker’s roast chicken recipe, which... Read More »

Secrets of spritz cookies

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

    The Iced Cranberry Spritz Cookies that appear in this month’s issue of Yankee are sweet, buttery,... Read More »

Dancing Deer Baking Co |Holiday Factory Tour

1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

One of the winners of this year’s Editor’s Choice Food Awards is Dancing Deer Baking Co., specifically their... Read More »

New England Flavor | Eating New Englandy

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

We believe that eating locally should also mean embracing traditional regional food. Here’s a celebration of 15 restaurants... 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 »

Robert’s Maine Grill | Ultimate Farm-to-Table Dining in Maine

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

When a critical mass of New England fine dining restaurants began listing local farms on their menus about... Read More »

Jeremy Sewall’s Roasted Cauliflower Soup

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

I don’t know of any chefs with deeper New England roots than Jeremy Sewall. His restaurant, Lineage, lies... Read More »

Al’s French Frys | Local Flavor

Al’s French Frys | Local Flavor

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

  Head to Al’s French Frys in Burlington, Vermont, for the tastiest home-style spuds in New England. HihowcanIhelpya?”... Read More »

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