- Emma is a graduate of the Cambridge School for Culinary Arts.
- She is the author of three books on home brewing: True Brews, Brew Better Beer, and Modern Cider.
- She also collaborated on the James Beard award-winning The Kitchn Cookbook.
Emma has over 15 years of experience creating food and cooking content for both web and print and another 5 years within the print publishing industry. She still remembers what it felt like to be a new cook fumbling around the kitchen. This is what has driven both her career and her passion for empowering home cooks with dependable recipes, practical cooking know-how, and a love for good food.
She joined the Simply Recipes team in 2016 and the Spruce Eats team in 2022, and is the former Recipe Editor for Kitchn. In her career, she has been an editor, a writer, a recipe developer, a photographer, and a video producer.
Emma is the author of three books on home-brewing: True Brews, Brew Better Beer, and Modern Cider, and collaborated on the James Beard award-winning The Kitchn Cookbook. Her recipes and writing have been published in Kitchn, Fine Cooking, Chicago Tribune, and elsewhere.
5 Questions for Emma Christensen
What food or drink are you?
I am at least 90% made of noodles.
What food trend would you like to forget?
Food stuffed inside other foods.
What’s the first legit recipe you cooked?
Red Lentil Dahl
Who eats what you make?
Myself and my husband! (And occasionally one of my cats if they’re being sneaky.)
I am a dedicated homebrewer and usually have something fermenty going on in my kitchen!
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