Emily Farris

Emily Farris

Emily is a food and lifestyle writer. Her writing, recipes, food styling and photography have appeared in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Apartment Therapy, and more. 

  • Emily has written for The Spruce Eats since July 2020.
  • Her work has appeared in Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Epicurious, Food 52, Hunker, Lifehacker, The Cut, and many other publications.
  • Emily has a bachelor of liberal arts degree from The New School.


In the fifth grade, Emily won the D.A.R.E. essay contest. Since then, her writing, recipes, and lifestyle photos have appeared in many publications you’ve actually heard of—including Bon Appétit, Lifehacker, Epicurious, DIY Network, Food 52, The Cut, The Kitchn, Food & Wine, Gourmet, BuzzFeed, Cool Hunting, Country Living, ELLE Decor, and Bust Magazine. Her kitchen has been featured on Apartment Therapy, the DIY Network, and Romper. Emily lives in Kansas City, MO, with her husband, two young sons, two rowdy dogs, and four backyard chickens. She’s currently campaigning for a shed she can convert to a studio. In her very (very!) limited spare time, Emily posts about cocktails and home decor on Instagram at @thatemilyfarris.


Emily has a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from The New School.

Other Work:

The Spruce Eats Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission 


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.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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