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Brooklyn / Sharon Springs, NY
Editor in Chief, Tasting Table
Covers:  food news, mental health, food safety, weddings, food, young adult fiction, personal essays
Doesn't Cover: tech, fad diets, celebrities

EIC @tastingtable. Ex-@CNN @Eatocracy. My book Hi, Anxiety comes out 4/26/16. I adore offal, collards & The Smiths.

Editor and Publisher EPPY Award

2011 - Best Food Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over

What was your first job as a journalist?

Grilling editor for AOL.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

It's great to have eyes and ears all over the world, and incredible for facilitating conversations, but not a substitute for reporting.

Memama and Mimiwag's Chicken & Dumplings

katkinsman.tumblr.com — Published one million years ago on Slashfood. Douglas and I served this at our wedding. Memama was his grandmother and Mimiwag is his 91-year-old mother.

Feeding Fear - Medium

medium.com — How giving yourself permission to take a bigger bite of your own career can be the scariest, most rewarding thing you ever do I was thrilled to be part of a panel called "Taking A Bigger Bite out of Your Career" alongside Dana Cowin, Melissa Clark and Susan Ungaro at the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference on April 19 in New York City.
Apr 20, 2015

At #WCR2015 on Sunday, I got to talk about fear & giving yourself permission to take a #biggerbite of your career. medium.com/@katkinsman/fe…

Apr 20, 2015

Love @kittenwithawhip for many reasons. Among them: she pens super honest and vulnerable things like this: bit.ly/1HpENW5

Apr 21, 2015

Just when I think @kittenwithawhip couldn't be more of an inspiration, she goes and writes something like this: medium.com/@katkinsman/fe…

Fourteen stories what I wrote in 2014

medium.com — January 8: Living with anxiety, searching for joy February 14: Have I told you lately that I love you? Instagram katkinsman's photo on Instagraminstagram.com February 19: The Piglet - Vegetable Literacy vs Saving the Season February 25: 5 bad excuses for not cooking April 15: Intersex dating: Finding love across the intersection (CNN) And lookit!
Dec 29, 2014

I always feel the need to justify my existence (to myself) at the end of a year. So I make lists. goo.gl/gli1Ev #stuffwhatIwrote

How I stole Christmas

medium.com — I don't want to screw up anyone's holiday, so I'm mostly staying out of it. There is, so far as I've gleaned, right and proper placement for the ceramic Snoopy ornament from grade school, dishes which people are legally and medically required to consume on 12/25 and exact times at which particular singing, reading and unwrapping rituals of must be enacted.
Dec 22, 2014

Here is a thing I wrote about being a married person who gets depressed at the holidays. It's not very fun to read. medium.com/@katkinsman/ho…

Dec 22, 2014

RT @kittenwithawhip: Here is a thing I wrote about being a married person who gets depressed at the holidays. It's not very fun to read. medium.com/@katkinsman/ho…

Dec 22, 2014

RT @kittenwithawhip: Here is a thing I wrote about being a married person who gets depressed at the holidays. It's not very fun to read. medium.com/@katkinsman/ho…

Dec 23, 2014

RT @KarlaAtWork: How I stole Christmas — @kittenwithawhip on giving loved ones--and ourselves--a break from our holiday struggle. medium.com/@katkinsman/ho…

Clarified: What does a food recall do?

cnn.com — Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some of the biggest foodborne illness outbreaks since 2001. Click here for tips on how to keep your food safe.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

azfamily.com — (CNN) -- The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between consumption of these products and four instances of illness.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

ksat.com — The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination. The company was made aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between consumption of these products and four instances of illness.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled

cnn.com — Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some of the biggest foodborne illness outbreaks since 2001. Click here for tips on how to keep your food safe.
Aug 19, 2014

Check your kitchen... FDA announces recall of certain peanut, almond and nut butters: us.cnn.com/2014/08/19/liv… #consumer

Aug 20, 2014

RT @CNN: Hold the peanut butter. It's being recalled over salmonella fears. See the products affected: cnn.it/1lhzBvG pic.twitter.com/yGLBOyANo3

Aug 20, 2014

RT @CNN: Hold the peanut butter. It's being recalled over salmonella fears. See the products affected: cnn.it/1lhzBvG pic.twitter.com/yGLBOyANo3

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Survey shows ongoing struggle against hunger

cnn.com — (CNN) -- Need outside help to feed your family? You're in solid company. A new survey reveals that one in seven Americans -- more than 46 million people -- relies on charitable programs and services to get the nutrition they need to remain healthy. The quadrennial Hunger In America report was funded by The Howard G.
Aug 18, 2014

A new @FeedingAmerica survey reveals just how dire America's hunger crisis truly is. cnn.it/1pFFVwy

Sep 01, 2014

@ericdiesel I wrote this last month. Was on the main page. Only 17k people read. Wanna guess the J. Law stats? cnn.it/1B94rKo

Summer rewind: Looking back at 1984

cnn.com — "What's Love Got to Do With It?" In the summer of 1984, pretty much everything. Tina Turner's second single from the "Private Dancer" album was her first Billboard Top 10 single since the 1970s. It spent three weeks in the No.
Aug 14, 2014

RT @CNNLiving: Remember when sky-high hair, workout wear & neon hues defined style? Stroll down memory lane: cnn.it/1oEgv29 http://…

Aug 14, 2014

RT @CNNLiving: What’s love got to do with it? Find out in our summer rewind: Looking back at 1984 cnn.it/1oEgv29 pic.twitter.com/gH7152SV6x

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Aug 30, 2015

@j_zimms @morbidanatomy Saw several hundred people in line outside. Decided I was prolly OK on small, dead, ornamental critters for now.

Aug 30, 2015

@CulinaryBroDown @TheWilderThings Ours was iceberg, tomato wedges, cut-up Kraft slices, either bottled dressing or ketchup/mayo mix.

Aug 30, 2015

@TheWilderThings Many, many feelings. Salad is a format, not a singular recipe. So odd to damn the whole category.

Aug 29, 2015

RT @MsInformation: Siouxsie Sioux and Brian Reitzell's "Love Crime" was the best Bond theme song that never was. #HannibalFinale youtu.be/e5f8dMw_Zz4

Aug 29, 2015

@gastropoda 1. This pleases me. 2. We need to meet up because I was recently sent a Grail trove of original Britchky newsletters.

Aug 29, 2015

RT @rapo4: Meanwhile, can we all agree that when grilling in the dark there is no better tool than the iPhone flashlight function?


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