- Sara Bir is a chef, culinary educator, and author of three cookbooks, The Pocket Pawpaw Cookbook, Tasting Ohio and The Fruit Forager's Companion. The latter won a 2019 IACP Cookbook Award.
- Her writing has been featured in Best Food Writing, Saveur, Lucky Peach, Full Grown People, Edible Ohio Valley, Ohio Magazine, and many other publications.
- Sara is an avid forager and enjoys plantspotting wherever she goes.
- She really likes pie.
Sara began contributing to Simply Recipes in 2018. She's been writing recipes since 2000, teaching cooking classes since 2008, and giving foraging presentations since 2015. She was the founding food editor for the pop culture Paste Magazine.
Best piece of cooking advice: "Have fun! And use your hands as much as possible."
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