- Kristin Griffin has an MFA in fiction from Purdue University and teaches food writing at Oregon State University.
- Griffin worked on the editorial team at America's Test Kitchen and edited cookbooks for Da Capo Lifelong Press.
- Find her food writing at Paste Magazine, Edible Vineyard, and Portland Monthly. Griffin has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes.
Kristin Griffin jumped into the culinary world working at America's Test Kitchen and editing cookbooks for Da Capo Lifelong Press. She was the inaugural recipient of the food-writer-in-residence at the Noepe Center for Literary Arts on Martha's Vineyard.
She writes fiction and personal essays, along with food writing for publications like Paste Magazine, Edible Vineyard, and the Daily Meal. Griffin teaches food writing at Oregon State University and has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize.
What's your desert island food?
"A lobster roll (cold! with a little mayo!) with sea salt and vinegar chips tucked into the bun."
What's your favorite condiment and why?
"Calabrian chile paste for its clean, nose-clearing heat and the way it lifts everything it touches."
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