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Kim Marie Severson
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Kim Severson speaks at the 2011 Alaska Press Club conference.
Born (1961-09-12) September 12, 1961 (age 53)
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) The New York Times

Kim Marie Severson (born September 12, 1961 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin) is a writer for The New York Times.


She has worked at The New York Times since 2004.[1] In 2014, she joined the Times new digital cooking initiative and began reporting on national food news and trends. Previously, she spent nearly four years as the Atlanta bureau chief for the Times, covering news and politics in the Southeast. Previously, she worked as a food writer at the Times and for six years before that at the San Francisco Chronicle. She spent seven years as an editor and reporter at the Anchorage Daily News in Alaska. She has also covered crime, education, social services and government for daily newspapers on the West Coast.

Severson has won four James Beard awards for food writing.[2][3][4][5] She has also won the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism for her San Francisco Chronicle work, along with fellow reporter Meredith May, on childhood obesity in 2002.[6][7]

Severson, who is openly gay, served as vice-president of the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association. She has written about the economic and cultural impact of being a lesbian without the benefits of legal marriage.[8][9]

Severson's latest book, Cook Fight, was co-authored with Julia Moskin, a New York Times food writer, and was published by Ecco Press Ecco Press, an imprint of HarperCollins, in 2012. Her memoir, Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life, was published by Riverhead Press on April 15, 2010.[10] A new edition of her first cookbook, The New Alaska Cookbook, came out in June 2009. Her first book, The Trans Fat Solution: Cooking and Shopping to Eliminate the Deadliest Fat from Your Diet, was published by Ten Speed Press in 2003.


  • (2010) Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life
  • (2009) The New Alaska Cookbook
  • (2003) The Trans Fat Solution: Cooking and Shopping to Eliminate the Deadliest Fat from Your Diet
  • (2012) CookFight, with Julia Moskin


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Kim Severson & Fernhill Fearless CCI 3* Stadium

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Cookfight! Kim Severson vs. Julia Moskin

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Kim Severson Interview 4/25/2014

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Kim Severson & Cooley Cross Border CIC 2 Dressage

Plantation Fields HT Sept 18, 2014.

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Nashville Scene

Nashville Scene
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:00:00 -0800

In 2012 a food writer from Atlanta named Kim Severson wrote an article for The New York Times that made Nashville sound like a gourmand's paradise. That was not true (I think people figured the fancy restaurants she mentioned were the BEST fancy ...

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:03:26 -0800

ATLANTA — Obsessives are common in the world of cooking. They go down the rabbit hole of jury-rigged sous-vide machines, or spend two weeks lost in the 38-page bread recipe from the Tartine Bakery. They have cases of homemade lager in the hall ...

Ames Tribune

Ames Tribune
Sat, 07 Feb 2015 19:07:19 -0800

Milt is survived by his wife of 60 years, Gloria; his son, Bob (Kim) Severson, of Randall; his daughter, Mary (Steve) Peterson, of Story City; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four brothers, Gordon (Dolores) Severson, of Luther, Eugene ...
The Independent Weekly
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:15:59 -0800

What does the reporter Kim Severson want to prove in her article? That there's a group of women seemingly running the culinary show here in North Carolina? If that's the point, the women she chooses to feature—not incidentally, all of whom were ...

New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0700

Baking rice in the oven offers an easy way to control time and temperature and frees up the burner on the stove. Shallots or a little onion can be sautéed in the butter before adding the rice, and chicken stock or other liquid can be substituted ...
Elkin Jonesville Tribune
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:45:00 -0800

“A proper cobbler (or a crisp or a Betty or a sonker) is what you grew up eating,” wrote Kim Severson in the July 1, 2013 edition of the New York Times. That doesn't meant that there aren't rules to preparing one of these deep-dish pies, it's just that ...

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:25:42 -0800

CookFight is an occasional series in which Kim Severson and Julia Moskin battle it out in the kitchen. The latest challenge: the holiday cookie plate. Kim Says ... Good cooks know their strengths, which is why I thought Julia Moskin would understand ...
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 11:30:38 -0800

Buck Davidson's Irish Sport Horse gelding Ballynoe Castle RM is now the all-time highest scoring eventing horse in the US. The title had been held by Kim Severson's now retired thoroughbred gelding Winsome Adante for eight years, with 1355 points.

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