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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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993 news items

New York Times

New York Times
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:33:45 -0800

By KIM SEVERSON NOV. 26, 2014. Inside. Photo. Jim Van Wychen, of the Wetherby Cranberry Company in Warrens, Wis. Only a fifth of the country's supply is used between fall and winter. Credit Narayan Mahon for The New York Times. Continue reading ...

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:26:21 -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 ...
New York Times
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:00:04 -0800

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Regina Charboneau, who is much more organized than you are, will host 145 people at her house this Thanksgiving. She is related to nearly all of them. Her family tree has been growing in this tiny charm of a town on the shores of the ...

Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem Journal
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:03:45 -0800

Times reporter Kim Severson noted on her Facebook page that every recipe on the list came from calls or visits to home or professional cooks in each state. The list is not meant to catalog the most popular dishes, but simply evoke the states they ...

New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:12:21 -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 ...
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:26:15 -0800

It occurred to us recently that many of the same flavors we crave on grilled meats during the summer also would be superb on roasted turkey at Thanksgiving. So, we decided to see what would happen if we created a spice rub for our Turkey Day bird using ...
New York Times
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:14:24 -0800

... Gulf oysters are best for conjuring the brackish low tides and sunsets of the Buffett family youth. Kim Severson. + –. Lucy Buffett's Oyster Dressing. 1 hour 15 minutes 8 to 10 servings. (http://www.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2014/11/18/thanksgiving ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:59:50 -0800

A tweet to the writer of the Minnesota blurb -- David Tanis -- and another NYT food writer -- Kim Severson -- brought some levity from them and what we will accept as an apology. Does this sound like a Minnesota Thanksgiving dish to you? Grape Salad

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