Julie Laing

Julie Laing The Spruce Eats

Julie Laing has been a writer and editor for more than 25 years and currently specializes in pickling, preserving, sourdough baking, and generally making good food from scratch year-round. She published her first cookbook, The Complete Guide to Pickling, in 2020.


  • Julie has written for The Spruce Eats since January 2021.
  • She is the author of The Complete Guide to Pickling: Pickle and Ferment Everything Your Garden or Market Has to Offer (Rockridge Press, 2020); The Pickled Picnic (Twice As Tasty, 2020); and TwiceAsTasty.com, a food blog focused on eating well year-round.
  • Her writing has also appeared in the 2020 Waggoner Cruising Guide, 406 Woman Magazine, and numerous local newspapers and magazines.



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.

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