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New England is Delicious

Lifestyle editor Amy Traverso travels New England searching for the best food to share with Yankee's readers, then takes that inspiration into the kitchen. A Connecticut native, Amy calls New England "one of the most vibrant and innovative food scenes in the country. It has truly become a very delicious place to live." This September, W.W. Norton & Company will publish her book, The Apple Lover's Cookbook.

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The Best Chocolate Fudge Frosting and Homemade Moist Yellow Cake

The Best Chocolate Fudge Frosting and Homemade Moist Yellow Cake

23 votes, 3.96 avg. rating (79% score)

My sister-in-law’s birthday is this weekend and I volunteered to make the cake. I went with my standard... Read More »

Spiced Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Spiced Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

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

Apple season is here! In fact, according to this story, the season has arrived a bit ahead of... Read More »

The Brattleboro Farmers’ Market

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

I haven’t written a cooking-oriented post for weeks. I have been cooking, but it it has been of... Read More »

A Late Summer Visit to Kimball’s

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

New Hampshire’s Monadnock region, where Yankee‘s offices are located, has an impressive diversity of restaurants, especially considering that... Read More »

A Day at the SoWa Market

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

Over the past five years, Boston has created a weekend attraction that may surpass Freedom Trail in sheer... Read More »

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

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

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

Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Mango

5 votes, 3.60 avg. rating (73% 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!

14 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (70% 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

7 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (62% score)

We’re nearing the final stages of putting together the new Yankee cookbook (due out in October), and I’m... 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 Make a Robot Cake

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

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

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

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

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

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 »

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 »

Behind the Scenes: A TV Shoot

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

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

Waffle Iron Brownies

10 votes, 3.90 avg. rating (78% score)

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

Shirred Eggs and Bacon

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

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

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

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

2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% 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

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

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 »

Christmas Cookies | Pecan Puffs

Christmas Cookies | Pecan Puffs

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

My all-time favorite Christmas cookie is a recipe that my Aunt Madeline called Pecan Puffs and some people... Read More »



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