Karen Tietjen

Karen Tietjen The Spruce Eats
Education: Emerson College

Karen has been freelancing for four years. She covers topics including food, home decor, career, finance, mental health, relationships, and travel.


  • Karen has written for The Spruce Eats since May 2019.
  • She has a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College.
  • She has also contributed to The Zoe Report, Bustle, and Zappos’ “Beyond the Box” blog.



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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