Garrett McCord

  • Food and cocktail recipe developer
  • Food writer and author of two cookbooks


Garrett McCord is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for over a year. He worked in professional pastry kitchens before earning his master's degree. He works as a food writer and recipe developer. He developed a popular food blog from 2006 to 2017, moving on to a cocktail blog. He has published two cookbooks.


Garrett McCord has a Master of Arts in Composition and Rhetoric, with a focus on teaching academic writing and research and the study of gastronomy and culinary history.

Awards and Publications

Garrett McCord's work has appeared in,,, Miami Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer, Huffington Post, Simply Recipes, and many other newsprint and internet media.


Expertise: Cocktails, Recipe Development
Title: Freelance Recipe Developer

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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