Cathy Jacobs

Cathy Jacobs
 Cathy Jacobs

Cathy Jacobs is a freelance writer and avid home chef with a passion for sharing her love of eating well through recipes and menus that enrich your everyday life. She's here to help home cooks create meals that suit every schedule, budget, and dietary need while making the most of great ingredients.


  • 10+ years professional experience writing about food
  • Published 100+ menus and recipe collections on The Spruce Eats



About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, and TreeHugger.

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