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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 52)
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.

Biography[edit]

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.

Bibliography[edit]

  • (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

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:00:01 -0700

Kim Severson offers up a recipe for can't-miss rice, which surprisingly involves the oven. Video Credit By Jason Drakeford and Meghan Gourley on Publish Date July 22, 2014. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue ...

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Practical Horseman Magazine
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:56:15 -0700

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New York Times

New York Times
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 ...

New York Times

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

My brother, Keith Severson, a great cook who lives in California, learned to cook red rice from a Mexican pal of his. Blending all the ingredients allows room for great variation in vegetables. Jalapeños or other chilies can be added for heat and ...
 
USET Foundation
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:30:00 -0700

Kim Severson (Charlottesville, Va.), a 2004 Olympic Games Team Bronze and Individual Silver medalist, has been named to the squad with Fernhill Fearless after earning a fifth-place finish at the 2013 The Dutta Corp Fair Hill International CCI3* and an ...

New York Times

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

Every Monday, you can find a pot of red beans and rice cooking in someone's kitchen in New Orleans. The food writer and New Orleans bon vivant Pableaux Johnson's house is no exception. The dish, an easy meal from when people used to reserve Monday ...

New York Times

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

Crispy rice has a revered place in many cultures. These rice cakes, which work well as a side dish to a piece of grilled meat or fish, offer the delicious crunch of Korean nurunji or Middle eastern hkaka, with some of the herbed cheesy goodness of ...

Public Radio International

Public Radio International
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:37:20 -0700

Kim Severson, a food writer for the New York Times, admitted this week that she's a novice when it comes to making rice. While she grew up watching her Italian mother make pasta, she's clueless when it comes to cooking rice. So Severson went on a quest ...
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