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Summer Whitford

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Washington, DC
DC Editor — The Daily Meal
Covers:  food, drink, travel, culture, entertaining, urban farming, green design, eco-friendly architecture
Doesn't Cover: politics,

I write delicious prose about food, drink & travel. Recipe developer, brand ambassador, DC Editor @thedailymeal

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Biography

Summer is a former chef turned writer and she specializes in getting the back story of where food and drink come from and the nexus of culture, travel, and what we consume.

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The Skillet Cookie: Yet Another Reason to Love Cast Iron - For fans of crisp and chewy chocolate chip cookies, baking the dough in a cast iron skillet is the w  http://ow.ly/jwpa50gbDOa 
Special Sauce: Author and Playwright Jenny Allen on Chocolate Mousse and Writing Funny - Ed Levine in conversation with humorist and author Jenny Allen. Part 1 of 2.  http://ow.ly/OSi750gbpy2 
The Best Automatic-Drip Coffee Makers - Our goal was to find well-designed, automatic-drip coffee makers that deliver great tasting coffee.  http://ow.ly/RXQC50gaTap 
Toum Is the Garlicky Eggless Mayo That Goes With Everything - Toum is a gutsy spread, a staple of Lebanese cuisine, and more than just another condiment. It’s gre  http://ow.ly/OMvG50gaDrM 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing about culture for the college newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I learned to type on an IBM Selectric.

How is social media changing news?

News, both good and bad, is spread in seconds so there isn't time to check the facts. We need to be careful before we hit SEND.