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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 & Fernhill Fearless CCI 3* Dressage

Fair Hill International Oct 18, 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...

Kim Severson on Tipperary Liadhnan - 2010 Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event Stadium

Lexington, Kentucky.

Kim Severson & Cooley Cross Border OI XC

Cookfight! Kim Severson vs. Julia Moskin

The New York Times authors duke it out.

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...

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.

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...

Kim Severson & Wiley Post - Stadium

Poplar Place HT March 27th, 2011 1st place CIC 2*

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58 news items

New York Times
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 18:31:53 -0700

By KIM SEVERSON SEPT. 7, 2014. Inside. Photo. Elder homes are serving fine food as the baby-boom generation arrives. Montgomery Place in Chicago has a farmers' market. Credit Nathan Weber for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story.

New York Times

New York Times
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:18:45 -0700

Staying Cool When the Fat Hits the Fire. The Fundamentals of Pan-Frying, Sautéing and Searing. By KIM SEVERSON SEPT. 22, 2014. Inside. Photo. Butter, because it has milk solids, will burn if it spends too much time in a hot pan. Credit Lizzy Johnston ...

New York Times

New York Times
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:05:47 -0700

Kim Severson shows you how to shop for okra and make a simple dish without the slime. Video Credit By Meghan Gourley and Jason Drakeford on Publish Date August 25, 2014. Image CreditLizzy Johnston for The New York Times. Continue reading the ...

The Times of Chester County

The Times of Chester County
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:03:45 -0700

The CIC2* division also features a tightly packed leaderboard, with Kim Severson and Cooley Cross Border, Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous, and Buck Davidson and Be Mine sharing first place on a score of 42.4. The CIC* also wrapped up dressage today, ...
The Post-Standard - syracuse.com
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:39:43 -0700

One of the showdowns between the defenders of the cow and the pig featured New York Times' Kim Severson battling with CNN's Eatocracy's Kit Kinsman. The debate ended in a draw, despite Kinsman's pithy defense of the oink in a word: "Bacon.".
New York Times
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:37:50 -0700

By KIM SEVERSON SEPT. 8, 2014. Inside. Photo. S. Truett Cathy gave his sandwich a unique name so buyers would know that Chick-fil-A suggested a chicken steak. Credit Chick-fil-A. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story.

Memphis Flyer

Memphis Flyer
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:53:07 -0700

Kim Severson, The New York Times: “There's a sense of panic in the industry. And that's where the tent poles matter—these bastions of real journalism and quality food writing. In this crazy digital marketplace, we think it's important to have these ...
Capital New York
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:33:45 -0700

Or you can make ones written and tested by, among others, Mark Bittman, Melissa Clark, Pierre Franey, me, Julia Moskin, Kim Severson, Nigella Lawson, Molly O'Neill and Jacques Pepin. I count 382 roast chicken recipes on our site right now. I think we ...

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