My Work

My writing has appeared in or on:, Tasting Table,,, BUST Magazine,, BuzzFeed, Women’s Wear Daily, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post,,, My Midwest, Edible Brooklyn, Urban Farm Magazine and many publications and websites you’ve probably never heard of. I’ve also done brand-sponsored content, with photos, for Here are a few samples.

The Best Way to Roast Pork? Overnight

The Cut
Hypnosis Is the Only Thing That’s Helped Me Lose Weight

The Cut
Is Drinking Beer Really Good for Breast-feeding? Or Is That an Old Wives’ Tale?
How I Found Freedom in Saying No During the Holidays

Tasting Table
City Guide: Where to Eat, Drink, and Shop in Kansas City

9 Surprisingly Easy Ways To Make Your Thanksgiving Table Look Better
Writing | Recipe Development & Food Styling
MixologyFriday Drink Special Column | Cooking With Booze Column
My column for was picked up by “Go ahead, date a single dad.

My Midwest
My May 2010 article about Kansas City’s emerging cocktail scene for Midwest Airlines’ now defunct in-flight magazine.

BUST Magazine
Club Med: Don’t have health insurance? Here’s how to see a doc without breaking the bank, December 2010/January 2011

Old School: Aunt Susie’s Tuna Noodle Casserole, February/March 2011

I contributed regularly to AOL’s (now defunct) home decor blog, Read my stories here.

I contributed regularly to AOL’s (now defunct) food blog, Read my posts here.

Urban Farm Magazine
I contributed regularly to You can also check out my feature on Kansas City in the July 2011 issue of Urban Farm Magazine.

Kansas City Farming For Cash, June 22, 2010

Connecticut Puts e-Waste Law to Action, July 13, 2010

Whole Foods Opens Its First Garden, July 27, 2010

Seattle Legalizes Urban Farms, Denies Roosters, August 31, 2010

EPA Releases Air Toxin Stats, September 7, 2010

Denver Distributes Trees to Communities in Need, September 21, 2010

Ain’t No Party Like an Eco-party, October 8, 2010

Green Hotels, October 10, 2010

The Green Job Interview, November 2010

College Dining Takes a Fresh Turn, November 17, 2010

Doctors Try a New Rx, December 10, 2010
I’m honored to have had an opportunity to write for one of my favorite magazines (well, its Website) before it closed.
For two years, I edited’s pop-culture blog, Scanner. Nerve’s search feature won’t allow me to bring up all of the posts I wrote, so here’s my very last one: Scanner Emily, Over and Out.

The Daily Beast
I’m a (clearly slacking) contributor to the Daily Beast’s BuzzBoard and wrote an essay on the “ultimate recession food.” I bet you can guess what it is.