About the Author
Debbie Puente is a Southern California-based food writer. She is editor and publisher of the online international newsletter, Foodstuff, and a contributing editor to other newsletters, newspapers, and magazines. Currently, Debbie is the Food Community Moderator for Prodigy Internet. When not writing, she works as a sales associate at a Williams-Sonoma cooking-supply store, and also is a regular guest on the cable show The Amateur Gourmet, with Jill Freedman Gorelick. Debbie is married and the mother of three boys.