- Laurel is a food writer, editor, cookbook author, recipe developer, and recipe tester.
- She wrote for Serious Eats in 2015 after working as a part of the ad sales team.
- A food writer for over 10 years, she is the author of four cookbooks, including The Instant Pot No-Pressure Cookbook and The Unofficial Simpsons Cookbook.
Laurel Randolph began writing for Serious Eats in 2015 after working as a part of the ad sales team. Based in LA, she works as a food writer, editor, cookbook author, recipe developer, and recipe tester.
Laurel has been a food writer for over 10 years. She has written for such outlets as Food52, The Spruce Eats, Los Angeles Magazine, EatingWell, Eaten Magazine, Paste Magazine, Insider, KCET, and more. She also edits food content and recipes on The Spruce Eats and regularly develops and tests recipes for various outlets. She is the author of four cookbooks, including The Instant Pot No-Pressure Cookbook and The Unofficial Simpsons Cookbook.
What's your desert island food?
"Burnt cheese. Probably my favorite food of all time is the cheese that slides off your pizza or grilled cheese or whatever and gets super crisp in the pan."
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