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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

Fair Hill International Oct 20, 2013.

Kim Severson & Fernhill Fearless Red Hills CIC & Horse Trials 2014

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Cookfight! Kim Severson vs. Julia Moskin

The New York Times authors duke it out.

Kim Severson & Cooley Cross Border OP SJ

Pine Top HT March 13, 2015.

Kim Severson & Cooley Cross Border CIC 2 Dressage

Plantation Fields HT Sept 18, 2014.

Kim Severson & Cooley Cross Border Prelim Dressage

15.7 Pine Top Farm HT March 13, 2015.

2014 RK3DE: Kim Severson and Fernhill Fearless at the Rolex Head of the Lake

Kim and Fernhill Fearless navigate Rolex's most popular water obstacle.

Kim Severson Clinic

We hosted a two days clinic with the amazing Kim Severson. Thank you to everyone who rode as well as those who watched. Go CIET! The riders in this video: Novice: Laura, Mary, Morgan, Kelsey,...

The New York Times food writer, Kim Severson, on her memoir: SPOON FED

From the prominent New York Times food writer, a memoir recounting the tough life lessons she learned from a generation of female cooks-including Marion Cunningham, Alice Waters, Ruth Reichl,...

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New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:50:27 -0700

WICHITA, Kan. — Texas cattle, Turkey Red wheat and Pizza Hut all helped build this city on the Plains. And in its own quiet way, so has the Thursday Afternoon Cooking Club. For the last 124 years, its members have cooked through generations of ...

New York Times

New York Times
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 03:59:49 -0700

The South loves families, and Atlanta is a shining example of a city dedicated to amusing children. A traveling family with a car and the will to navigate the city's sprawling freeway system can consume a steady diet of lush parks in what some call ...
New York Times
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:23:25 -0700

MAULDIN, S.C. — The South has a penchant for odd loyalties, which goes a long way toward explaining why a man from North Carolina last year ordered a customized Duke's mayonnaise jar in which to store his remains. The Southern-made mayonnaise, ...

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:37:11 -0700

KIM SEVERSON. Photo. Banh mi at Ba Xuyen in Brooklyn. Credit Emon Hassan for The New York Times. Banh Mi. To understand the banh mi, you must first understand the nomenclature. Banh is a general modifier to describe a variety of Vietnamese ...


Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:10:57 -0700

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The New York Times just published a story on a South Carolina brand of mayonnaise -- Duke's -- that has a surprisingly loyal following. That mayo, according to the fans cited in Kim Severson's sandwich-slicking piece, has no ...

Santa Barbara Edhat

Santa Barbara Edhat
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:10:33 -0700

West Panel Discussion included Russ Parsons, Los Angeles Times Food Editor and Atlanta Bureau Chief for the New York Times Kim Severson, which was narrated by Todd Schulkin, Julia Child Foundation. The banter was both interesting and amusing.


Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:05:33 -0700

Piled high: Some impressive sandwich journalism from Sam Sifton, Kim Severson, Pete Wells et al. (NYT Food). Food porn: Andrew Scrivani, the photographer responsible for much of the Times' food photography, shares secrets for making your dishes look ...

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 ...

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