Kathy Kingsley

Kathy Kingsley
 Kathy Kingsley

  • Experienced food writer and author of seven cookbooks
  • Owned and ran a bakery
  • Editorial director for Fine Cooking Magazine/Taunton Press


Kathy Kingsley is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for more than four years. She has been active in the food and publishing world since 1994 in many capacities. In addition to being a food editor and writing for magazines and websites, she was a spokesman and lead recipe developer for Nestle Chocolate. She also owned and ran a bakery. She was a food editor for Vegetarian Times Magazine. She is the editorial director for Fine Cooking Magazine/Taunton Press. In this position, she is a content producer for the award-winning "Moveable Feast With Fine Cooking" on PBS. She has written several cookbooks.


Kathy Kingsley has a bachelor's degree in communications and studied culinary arts at The New School in New York City.

Awards and Publications

Kathy Kingsley has been published in magazines including Cooking Light, Eating Well, Health Magazine, Yankee Magazine, Woman’s Day, and Fine Cooking.


Expertise: Baking, Vegetarian Cooking
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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