Writing Portfolio

Any food writer worth the salt they season their meals with does quite a bit of freelance writing on the side. Feel free to check out some of my previous work.

COOKBOOKS

Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese

COLUMNS, FEATURES, & ESSAYS

About.com
Fruits and Vegetables Channel

Cheese Connoisseur
Chilled, Churned and Chuffed
Elegant Nibbles: Demystifying Gougères
A Quiche By Any Other Name…
Rind Control

The Culinary Life
How to Make Mint Tea
Swiss Meringue ButterCream Frosting Recipe

Culture: The Word on Cheese
The Highs and Lows of Recipe Testing
The Cooked Cheese Plate

Edible Sacramento
Farm to Cocktail
Here Come the Doughbots
Mycological Mystery
A Question of Authenticity
Reconsider the Oyster
The Role of the Pastry Chef in a Down Economy
Studies in Cheese: An Emerging Culture

Epicurious’ Epi-Log (2012 James Beard Best Group Blog Nominee; Participant Columnist)
Author Archive

Food Blog Alliance
Tips for Writing a Book Review
11 Tips to Improve Your Blog Writing

Gourmet Live
Getting the Blues

Huffington Post
The Cheeses You’ve Never Heard Of (But Should Try Immediately)
Great Cheeses for Sparkling Wines
How to Dress For Your Gay Military Wedding
Pairing Cheese & Porter
The Soy Sensation: Cookbook Author Andrea Nguyen on the Rise of Tofu
Theft of a Food Blog: Copyright Infringement in the eBook Marketplace
Further Author Archive

It’s Not You, It’s Brie
The Uninspired Cheese Plate + Honey-Lavender Caramel

Leite’s Culinaria
Feeding an Army
Finding Solace in Mussels

Sacramento Magazine
You’re the Reviewer: Mochii Yogurt

Sacramento News & Review (2015 Best Weekly Paper in the California Newspaper Publishers Association; Participant Columnist)
Author Archive

Sacramento Bee
Nut and Seed Butters Worth a Whirl
Trending in Bars: Brazilian Spirit

Smithsonian.com
Why are Cheese and Seafood Supposedly a Bad Combo? It’s Delicious!

RECIPE DEVELOPMENT

Beanilla: Premium Vanilla
Vanilla Bean Lemonade
Vanilla Rhuby Slipper

Leite’s Culinaria
Care Package Brownies

Sacramento Bee
Yuzu Gin Fizz Cocktail

Simply Recipes
Recipe Portfolio

Tori Avey.com
Honey-Preserved Kumquats for Passover

ACADEMIC PAPERS & PUBLISHINGS

California State University, Sacramento
Examining the Exclusionary Rhetoric of the Slow Food Movement’s Recipes and Literature – M.A. Thesis
Food As Escapism: The Use of Food in “Big Two-Hearted River” and “A Farewell to Arms” and its Psychological Implications
“Meal” as a Keyword in Sociological Studies

TV & RADIO

Good Day Sacramento – June 6, 2013
NPR: Insight – Nov 22, 2013

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