Jacob Dean – Associate Editor; Editors’ Picks
Jacob Dean has graduate degrees in forensic and clinical
psychology and is currently working in Chicago, Illinois.
A man of widely-varied interests, he has studied film-making and criticism, works as a product reviewer and
professional recipe tester, and writes about international
travel as much as possible.
RMDery – Bird is the Word
RMDery has been a professional freelance artist for
40 years. Originally from New York City, now currently
residing in Cape May, New Jersey (a culinary mecca).
RMDery is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts with
a degree in cartooning, and The Bird is a thinly-veiled
self portrait of the artist, whose life revolves around food.
(Shallow but true.)
Rachel Forrest – Farmers Markets on Wheels
Rachel Forrest is a food and drink writer and restaurant
critic who lives in Exeter, NH and Austin, TX. She is the
co-author of Maine Classics: 150 Delicious Recipes from
Downeast with James Beard Award winning chefs Mark
Gaier and Clark Frasier and a freelance writer and editor.
Find out more at www.rachelforrest.com.
Samantha Gawrych – Now, Forager: The Waiting Game
Samantha Gawrych is a Boston College graduate with a
degree in Environmental Studies and Gastronomy. Her
foundation of knowledge of wild food developed through
her work with a professional forager, Evan Strusinski, who
supplies restaurants in New York City. She continues to
build off that foundation with her own research on edible
wild plants on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Her current
foraging endeavors can be followed on Instagram and she
can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dorie Greenspan – Paris Market Shopping
Called a ‘culinary guru’ by The New York Times, Dorie
Greenspan is the author of twelve cookbooks. The most
recent is Dorie’s Cookies. A three-time James Beard
Foundation award-winner, Dorie has collaborated with
many celebrated chefs, among them Julia Child. Dorie
writes the “Everyday Dorie” column for The Washington
Post and hosts “Just Ask Dorie,” a twice-monthly online
chat for cooks and bakers. She lives in New York City,
Westbrook, Connecticut, and Paris, France.
Contributor Photo Credits: Jacob Dean/Courtesy photo,
RMDery/RMDery, Rachel Forrest /David J. Murray, Samantha
Gawrych/Courtesy photo, Dorie Greenspan/Courtesy photo
Jacob Dean Samantha Gawrych RMDery Rachel Forrest Dorie Greenspan