Education: BA, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. AA, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY. Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate, CIA.
Professional Experience: Food Columnist, SeriousEats.com. Food Writer, Time Out Singapore. Associate Editor, Cast Member of America’s Test Kitchen television show, and Food Stylist, Boston Common Press/America’s Test Kitchen, Boston, MA. Writer, Test Cook, Cook’s Illustrated. Recipe Developer, Redbook magazine, Oxmoor House Books, InSing.com, Sweet Designs, Yankee magazine, Fannie’s Last Supper. Owner, Operator, Chef, Desserticus Bakery and Café, Poughkeepsie, NY. Pastry Chef, The White Hart Inn, Salisbury, CT; The Crescent Beach Club, Bayville, NY.
Awards: Best Dessert in the Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley magazine, 2004–2006.
Author:One Bowl Baking: Simple, From Scratch Recipes for Delicious Desserts. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Easy Artisan Bread.