Karen is a freelance writer who covers food and drinks. Her work has appeared in Lucky Peach, Edible Manhattan/Brooklyn/Queens, Chowhound.com, Frenchly, PasteMagazine.com, and more. She is a Former Executive Chef and VP at Goldman Sachs NYC.
- Karen has written for Simply Recipes since March 2021.
- Her work has appeared in Lucky Peach, Edible Manhattan/Brooklyn/Queens, Chowhound.com, Frenchly, PasteMagazine.com, and more.
- She attended The New School.
Karen's interests include food history, philosophy and culture, cookbooks of all kinds, and researching unique or unusual cooking tools and techniques. She’s also obsessed with finding not only the best but the easiest ways to love cooking and eating for one or for multitudes at all levels of dedicated time and money.
Though a long-time Brooklyn resident, she’s also lived in the rural South, the Florida Keys, New England, and Paris. In recent years she’s traveled to Budapest, Kyiv, and Paris during their Fashion Weeks as a photographer and writer, always finding the best authentic pastries along the way.
Karen has a degree from The New School.
- Can’t Be Tamed, A Wild Food Addiction, Edible Queens.com
- Cushcush, Skillygalee, and Other Southern Breakfasts You’ve Probably Never Eaten, Chowhound.com
- 33 Amazing French Holiday Sweets that are Literally Works of Art, Frenchly US
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