A is for apple: a new twist on your apple harvest with Amy Traverso

Apples can be sweet but they can also be...PICKLES. Amy Traverso, senior lifestyle editor at Yankee magazine will teach you how to think about this classic American fruit in a whole new way. Learn how to make an apple-cucumber pickle just in time for apple-picking season. Amy will also talk to you about how to choose the right apple variety for a recipe, whether it's pie, applesauce, apple cake, or apple butter. Eat some samples, leave with the recipe and buy a copy of Amy's award-wining cookbook, The Apple Lovers Cookbook

Before joining Yankee magazine. Amy she was food editor at Boston magazine and an associate food editor at Sunset magazine. Her work has also been published inThe Boston GlobeSalon.com, and Travel & Leisure, and she has appeared on The Martha Stewart ShowThrowdown with Bobby Flay, andGordon Ramsay's Kitchen NightmaresThe Apple Lover's Cookbook was a finalist for the Julia Child Award for best first-time author and won an IACP Cookbook Award in the "American" category. She lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.

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