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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 Red Hills CIC & Horse Trials 2014

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Kim Severson Interview 4/25/2014

Kim Severson & Fernhill Fearless CCI 3* Dressage

Fair Hill International Oct 18, 2013.

Kim Severson & Fernhill Fearless Adv Stadium

Cookfight! Kim Severson vs. Julia Moskin

The New York Times authors duke it out.

Kim Severson & Fernhill Fearless CCI 3* Stadium

Fair Hill International Oct 20, 2013.

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: No...

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 Cunn...

Kim Severson - Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life

Journalist and food writer Kim Severson discusses her memoir, "Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life," presented by Harvard Book Store. Severson tells the...

Mighty Himself - Kim Severson

Mighty Himself and Kim Severson at Five Points Horse Trials, September 2011 - OP Kim and Mighty finished in First place on a dressage score of 24.8.

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20 news items

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:22:30 -0700

Kim Severson grills tri-tip prepared with a Santa Maria-style rub. Video by Jason Drakeford and Meghan Gourley on Publish Date October 28, 2014. Photo by Rikki Snyder for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main ...

Christian Science Monitor

Alaska Dispatch
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:30:00 -0700

“Somewhere along the line, shrimp went from being that special thing to something you can gorge yourself on,” Ken Peterson of the Monterey Bay Aquarium told The New York Times' Kim Severson in August. Discerning consumers, however, do have ways to ...

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:16:23 -0700

By KIM SEVERSON SEPT. 30, 2014. Inside. Photo. Ears of heirloom popcorn are smaller than with other types of corn but deliver more flavor. Credit Dennis Chamberlin for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main ...
225 Baton Rouge
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:32:16 -0700

Garden & Gun and New York Times contributor Kim Severson tweeted that she didn't agree with Brock's recipe, which includes cream cheese along with mayo, smoked paprika and pickled ramps (or bread and butter pickles). Some of Severson's followers ...
Yahoo Food
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:22:50 -0700

So I searched and eventually came across Kim Severson's article in The New York Times about her quest for the source of her mother's beloved sauce. I was floored to see the foundation was essentially the same as my mother's. Note to busy dads (and ...

Boulder Weekly

Boulder Weekly
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:49:31 -0700

Kim Severson, writer for The New York Times and the event's emcee, expanded on Brita's thoughts in her opening comments. “The class division as it is defined by food, culturally, is huge right now,” she said. “That means you're [chefs] taking on the ...
Mount Airy News
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0700

She said the deep dish cobbler's attributes have earned mention in articles by New York Times writer Kim Severson as well as being featured in “Our State” magazine in its February Pie versus sonker competition. Ayers said the group is hoping for a ...

Irish Independent

Irish Independent
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:37:30 -0700

This was a great result for Sheane, the Wicklow-based horse producer who also saw another of his graduates, Cooley Cross Border, finish runner-up in the CCI** at the Fair Hill International in the USA with Kim Severson. Sheane had also sourced and sold ...

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