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I'm a pastry chef, food writer and author of six cook books including Sweet Nothings, Phyllo, Easter Treats, Simple French Desserts, and my two latest books, Sticky, Chewy, Messy Gooey and Sticky, Chewy Messy, Gooey Treats for Kids (Chronicle Books.) Along with writing cook books, I have developed recipes for Fine Cooking, Bon Appetit, Better Homes and Gardens, House Beautiful magazines. I am a member of IACP, and the San Diego chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International. In 2007 I won the prestigious Greenbrier Award for excellence in food writing from the Greenbrier Symposium for Professional Food Writers. My cook book, Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey: Desserts for the Serious Sweet Tooth, was named one of the top 25 cook books of the year by Food & Wine magazine, and was featured in their book "Best of the Best" (Food & Wine's compilation of recipes from their favorite 25 cook books of the year. I currently live in beautiful Coronado, CA with my husband Jim, and two sweet daughters Olivia and Sophia.