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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. Writing upcoming non-fiction book Hi, Anxiety. 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.

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!

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.

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.

The last word on what counts as salad

cnn.com — Salad is a many-splendored dish that can take on countless forms. Here are just a few of the expressions of salad I have encountered (though not necessarily consumed) in recent weeks.

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.

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.

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.

Eatocracy: We're going there

eatocracy.cnn.com — Dear readers, Fix yourself a plate, grab a drink from the cooler and sit down with us for a minute. We've got some exciting news to feast on. Like the rest of our colleagues at CNN, Eatocracy is gonna Go There. Uh -- over there, actually, to our new home on CNN.com.
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Mar 02, 2015

@CAwkward I’m so sorry. I don’t know you, but you spend a lot of time caring for others. If you can, let yourself be cared for by them/us.

Mar 02, 2015

RT @potlikker: In digital media, don't think that being first is better than being right. -- @kalins #SFAmedia

Mar 02, 2015

@KitchenVixen I'm thinking Carolina Vintages is gonna be your best bet. I haven't eaten there, but I dig the attention to NC purveyors.

Mar 02, 2015

Last week, I saw a man put his coffee on the crowded train floor. Folks, it's not a countertop. #floorfrosty pic.twitter.com/aJIG9pk5l0



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