Lucy Baker is a food writer, freelance editor, and recipe tester. She is a contributing columnist for SeriousEats.com, and has written articles for numerous publications including Edible Brooklyn, Publishers Weekly, Popular Mechanics, and Time Out New York. She was the recipe tester for The Veselka Cookbook, and a co-writer for The Fat Witch Brownie Book. For three years, she worked as an assistant cookbook editor at HarperCollins Publishers, and she holds an MFA in creative writing. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.