Rebecca Firkser

Rebecca Firkser
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Education: Smith College

Rebecca Firkser is a Brooklyn-based writer, recipe developer, and food stylist. Most recently an editor at Food52—where she created the popular budget recipe column, Nickel & Dine—she has written and developed for TASTE, the Strategist, Eater, and Bon Appetit, among other publications. She contributed recipes and words to Breakfast: The Most Important Book About the Best Meal of the Day.


  • Rebecca has tested for NYT Cooking, Bon Appetit, Food52 and many soon-to-be-published cookbooks
  • She has worked as a food and prop stylist for editorial and commercial shoots
  • She studied theater design and art history at Smith College



About Serious Eats

Serious Eats, a Dotdash brand, is an award-winning food and drink website visited by over 7 million hungry readers every month. Our audience comes to us for rigorously tested recipes, science-driven cooking techniques, robust equipment reviews, and stories that offer cultural and historical context to the foods we love to eat.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, and TreeHugger.

Read More from Rebecca Firkser