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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 !

At the Farmers Market (and a Sweet Apple-Pickle Cucumber Recipe)

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

One of my favorite ways to promote my apple cookbook is by doing demos at farmers markets around... Read More »

Improv Sewing

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

Every so often, we receive cookbooks and crafting books to review, and it’s always a good day in... Read More »

Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Mango

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

With all the warm weather we’ve been having this week, I’m craving grilled food and cool salads. How... Read More »

Favorite Candy Stores of New England

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

We’ve been visiting a lot of New England resort towns this summer, which means we’ve also been to... Read More »

Make Hot Fudge Sauce!

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

Usually when you see a headline like this one, the words “This Story Will Teach You How to…”... Read More »

Marble Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze

Marble Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze

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

We’re nearing the final stages of putting together the new Yankee cookbook (due out in October), and I’m... Read More »

Repurposed Window Shutters: Now, a Kitchen Solution

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I think this is the last time I can mention Twin Elm Farm—an excellent antique co-op in Peterborough,... Read More »

A Visit to the Student Prince: In Praise of Restaurants that Last

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

“I’ve been coming here for 50 years!” my dad announces as we sit in the back dining room... Read More »

How to Plant a Strawberry Pot

How to Plant a Strawberry Pot

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Most of us have a list of garden projects we’d like to tackle one of these days. Mine... Read More »

How to Make a Robot Cake

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My son turned four recently and since the chosen theme was “robot,” we were busy coming up with... Read More »

New Bedford’s Gourmet Wonderland

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If you’ve ever found yourself in a restaurant-rich neighborhood in Boston—the South End, say, or Beacon Hill—chances are... Read More »

Spring in the Vineyard

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

I drove down to Westport, Massachusetts today to visit with Bill Russell at Westport Rivers Winery for an... Read More »

A Big Night in the Big Apple

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Not to sound too provincial, but when something really big and exciting happens to you in New York,... Read More »

Stalking the Roxbury Russet, finding the Bartlett Pear

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

Today I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of sophomores at the John O’Bryant school in... Read More »

Woodstock, Vermont (Part 2): Eating, Hiking, Spa-ing, Strolling

Woodstock is such a favorite destination for Yankee staffers that when we decided to do an Explore New... Read More »

Revisiting the Connecticut Dairy Bar and Farm Diner

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

I was in my hometown of Windsor, Connecticut recently and I had the kind of craving that goes... Read More »

Remake a Hanging Lantern

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In our March/April issue, we profiled a group of talented folks that we call “The Fixers,” the people... Read More »

Behind the Scenes: A TV Shoot

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I was out of my kitchen today and into the studio of WSFB, Hartford’s CBS affiliate. The station... Read More »

Waffle Iron Brownies

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

What a day! I am so excited about this post. Waffle iron brownies, folks!! It’s an idea from... Read More »

Decorating with Bird Nests | Shabby Chic Style

Decorating with Bird Nests | Shabby Chic Style

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

At the risk of turning into  a Portlandia cliché, I’m really fond of birds’ nests as a decorative... Read More »

Shirred Eggs and Bacon

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Shirred eggs sound fancy, but really they’re just oven-baked eggs with some sort of creamy-cheesy topping. And because... Read More »

In Praise of Pre-Heating

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Bad habits. They happen to all of us. And even though I know better, I sometimes get lazy... Read More »

Updated Chicken a la King Recipe

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

Yankee Magazine has been in print for more than 75 years, which means that we have a wonderfully... Read More »

The Perfect General Store

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

One of the many pleasures of working at Yankee is that our offices are just a short drive... Read More »

Maple-Cinnamon Polenta | The Breakfast of Champions

Maple-Cinnamon Polenta | The Breakfast of Champions

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

In the ongoing effort to keep my three-year-old son fed, I’ve come up with endless variations on macaroni... Read More »

Gremolata: Cure for the Winter Blahs

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When it comes to cooking, I always find it a little hard to feel inspired this time of... Read More »

Homemade Apple Butter | An Overnight Slow-Cooker Recipe

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

Hand-made gifts are fantastic, but who has time, right? Well, this week I took to the airways to... Read More »



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