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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 !

Polenta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

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

Apple Brownies

17 votes, 3.53 avg. rating (71% 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

19 votes, 4.37 avg. rating (86% score)

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

Lobster Mac n’ Cheese

5 votes, 3.40 avg. rating (69% 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

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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

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

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

Our Favorite Off-the-Beaten-Track Antique Shop

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% 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

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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

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% 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

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

Vermont Daylillies

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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 »

Yankee’s New and Improved Best-Ever Blueberry Muffins

Yankee’s New and Improved Best-Ever Blueberry Muffins

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

It’s blueberry season and that means it’s time to start baking. Blueberry muffins are a great option—I think... Read More »

Zucchini Pancakes | Step-by-Step Instructions

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

These zucchini pancakes are my adaptation of a recipe that came from the Church Suppers and Potluck Dinners... Read More »

Paris Picks | The Best Restaurants and Bakeries

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

I’m taking a step away from the usual recipes today because I just got back from a trip... Read More »

The Yankee Kitchen: How to Crack Open a Lobster

The Yankee Kitchen: How to Crack Open a Lobster

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

Yankee Magazine Lifestyle Editor Amy Traverso shows you how to crack open a lobster. It’s a messy job,... Read More »

Secrets to Gluten-Free Pine Nut Macaroons

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

With many more people developing gluten sensitivities and celiac disease, I’m always looking out for great gluten-free recipes.... Read More »

Congo Bars | Chocolate Chip Squares Studded with Pecans and Flavored with Coconut

22 votes, 3.64 avg. rating (72% score)

If you like soft chocolate chip cookies, you probably like blondies and Congo bars even better, since the... Read More »

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Pesto Potato Salad

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

Yotam Ottolenghi is a London chef whose books, Plenty and Jerusalem, have been two of the most popular and... Read More »

Roasted Asparagus with Prosciutto

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

Here’sa recipe for roasted asparagus with prosciutto that we ran in Yankee back in 2005 and I still... Read More »

New England Beauty

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I spent the morning at a photo shoot for a fabulous story we’ll be bringing you in an... Read More »

The Strolling of the Heifers (plus an award-winning blueberry bread recipe!)

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Back in 2001, before “locavore” was a buzzword, Vermont neighbors Dwight Miller*, a farmer, and Orly Munzing, an... Read More »

Freekeh Salad with Beans, Almonds, and Feta

Freekeh Salad with Beans, Almonds, and Feta

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Nantucket, Massachusetts | Island Day Trip

Nantucket, Massachusetts | Island Day Trip

7 votes, 3.71 avg. rating (74% score)

Take it slow on Nantucket, look around, and savor the island’s flavor. MORNING: Nantucket is one of the... Read More »

Freekeh Salad with Beans, Almonds, and Feta

Freekeh Salad with Beans, Almonds, and Feta

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Here’s a tasty, nutritious, and satisfying salad for spring made with an ancient but freshly popular grain called... Read More »



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