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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 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

7 votes, 4.43 avg. rating (87% 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

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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 »

Colonial Baking at Plimoth Plantation

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  There’s a new exhibit at Plimoth Plantation, a working bakery that will bring early American baking traditions... Read More »

Beach Plum Jam

11 votes, 2.55 avg. rating (53% score)

  I spent the last week of August in Wellfleet with my family. On Cape Cod, the end... Read More »

Gearing up for Apple Season

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

It’s always exciting to see the first local apples in the markets. I saw some this past weekend... Read More »

Perennial Pleasures Tearoom | Local Flavor

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

One of Vermont’s best hidden gems is Perennial Pleasures, an English tea garden in the Northeast Kingdom. There’s... Read More »

How to Freeze Basil | Yankee Kitchen

How to Freeze Basil | Yankee Kitchen

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  Other than pesto, is there a way to store or preserve fresh basil without it turning brown,... Read More »

The Difference between Cake Flour and Pastry Flour | Yankee Kitchen

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  What is the difference between cake flour and pastry flour? And what about bread flour? Is it... Read More »

Is Chopped Garlic Better Than Pressed Garlic? | Yankee Kitchen

Is Chopped Garlic Better Than Pressed Garlic? | Yankee Kitchen

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I love using my garlic press, but my sister says it’s better to chop garlic, and she points... Read More »

Berry-Fig Cream Parfaits

2 votes, 2.50 avg. rating (59% score)

  Summer is approaching peak bounty here in New England. Blueberries, raspberries, figs, peaches are in every market.... Read More »

Spectacle Island | An Island Retreat Minutes from Boston

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Boston’s Spectacle Island is the ultimate story of urban revitalization. A former smallpox quarantine and garbage dump turned... Read More »

Summer Picnic Recipes | A Moveable Feast

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Take advantage of the warm weather and cook up a menu of our favorite al fresco foods for... Read More »

12 Best Picnic Spots in New England

12 Best Picnic Spots in New England

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

All 12 of these best picnic spots in New England (from hilltops and beaches to orchards and wineries)... Read More »

Brown Bread Muffins

12 votes, 4.08 avg. rating (81% score)

Brown bread may not strike you as a summer treat, but I’d argue that, along with cornbread, it’s... Read More »

Perfect Fried Chicken

11 votes, 4.36 avg. rating (86% score)

Fried chicken is having a renaissance. Of course, it never really went away. But this year, I’m hearing... Read More »

Easy Lemon Sherbet

11 votes, 3.64 avg. rating (73% score)

  What is sherbet and how was it different from sorbet? I never quite knew until this delicious... Read More »

Revisiting New England best restaurants, circa 1940

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

    A few weeks ago, I wrote about Imogene Wolcott, Yankee’s first food editor, and her list... Read More »



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