digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:


Applied sciences






















Kim Marie Severson
Kim Severson.jpg
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.


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


External links[edit]

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Severson — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
6325 videos foundNext > 

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

footage provided by RNSVIDEOMEDIA .COM Horse Trials and Three Day Eventing in North America.

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

Kim Severson & Fernhill Fearless Adv Stadium

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 & Fernhill Fearless Dressage CIC 3

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 & Fernhill Fearless XC CIC 3 pt 2

6325 videos foundNext > 

40 news items

New York Times

New York Times
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:18:26 -0700

Kim Severson buys fresh local shrimp and then shows how to turn them into scampi. Video Credit By Meghan Gourley and Jason Drakeford on Publish Date August 5, 2014. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading ...

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 ...


Hunterdon County Democrat
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:03:45 -0700

Though the U.S. team is out of the running after a rough day, three other combinations will move on in the FEI World Individual Championship: Kim Severson and Fernhill Fearless, Sinead Halpin and Manoir de Carneville, and Lynn Symansky and Donner.


Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:14:18 -0700

Sinead Halpin's mount, Manoir de Carneville, is a Selle Francais gelding bred in France. Photo: Lesley Ward. Kim Severson had a lovely, smooth clear round on her dark bay Irish Sport Horse Fernhill Fearless and finished the day in a respectable 23rd place.

New York Times

New York Times
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:48:45 -0700

At Dollywood, the place on a Venn diagram where gay camp and Southern camp overlap, cinnamon rolls might be the great equalizer. They're more loaf than roll, really. You find them at the Grist Mill, a working water-powered replica of an old country ...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:17:36 -0700

Kim Severson, competing as an individual, was the first American eventer to ride today. Although she did not compete at the 2010 WEG, she is a veteran of the Games having competed in 2002 and 2006. Her mount for Normandy is Fernhill Fearless, a dark ...


Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:47:11 -0700

Among the riders on the schedule for tomorrow are Americans Kim Severson with Fernhill Fearless, Lynn Symansky with her off-track Thoroughbred Donner, and Boyd Martin with Shamwari 4. Andrew Nicholson, who is ranked second in the world behind ...
Albany Times Union
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:26:15 -0700

New York Times food writer Kim Severson will be among the featured speakers at this year's LongHouse Food Revival, being held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13 and 14, in Rensselaerville. Described as "the Woodstock of food," LongHouse is a "symposium ...

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Talk About Kim Severson

You can talk about Kim Severson with people all over the world in our discussions.

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!