Jennifer Burns Bright

Jennifer Burns Bright The Spruce Eats
Location: Oregon Coast
Education: University of California at Irvine, Oregon State University Extension

Jennifer is an Oregon-based writer, food educator, and author specializing in food content. She is known for her lively talks and workshops on seafood, culinary history, and DIY skills, both on land and on board river cruises in the Pacific Northwest. Her first book, 25 Culinary Adventures on Oregon’s North Coast, is forthcoming in 2020.


  • Jennifer's work has appeared in,, NPR’s The Salt, 1889: Washington’s Magazine, 1859: Oregon’s Magazine, and more.
  • Jennifer holds a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of California at Irvine and Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener certificates from Oregon State University Extension.
  • She has written for The Spruce Eats since February 2020.



About The Spruce Eats

The Spruce Eats, a Dotdash brand, is a food and drink website offering more than 15,000 tested recipes, 1,200 how-to videos, informative articles, trustworthy product recommendations, and the inspiration to help you make your best meal. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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