Garrett McCord wrote for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for over a year. He is a prolific food and cocktail recipe developer, and he's an accomplished food writer and author of two cookbooks.
Garrett worked in professional pastry kitchens before earning his master's degree. He is currently 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 Epicurious.com, Saveur.com, Smithsonian.com, Miami Herald, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Huffington Post, Simply Recipes, and many other newsprint and internet media.
His book "Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese" (2013 by Little, Brown and Company) was met with overwhelming praise in both web and traditional media and became a nationwide bestseller.
He also wrote "Stewards of Spirits: A Collection of Sacramento Cocktails and the People Who Make Them" (ebook).
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