Megan Gordon

Megan Gordon is originally from Eureka, CA although she's lived in numerous college towns around the country (another story altogether). A freelance food and travel writer, Megan has written for publications like Ready Made Magazine, The San Francisco Examiner, Edible SF and Edible Marin & Wine Country, Olive Oil Times and The San Francisco Bay Guardian. She writes regularly for Apartment Therapy's The Kitchn and maintains her own local food blog, A Sweet Spoonful. Yes, Megan even tweets @meganjanesf. In addition to writing and photographing food, Megan is the founder (and head baker) of Marge, a Bay Area baking company specializing in classic American pies and nostalgic desserts.

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Cooking for One, With Humor

Cooking for One, With Humor

| February 23, 2011 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon shares a few links that will make any single cook or diner chuckle.

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Bay Area Chefs Talk Romantic Meals on Valentine’s Day

Bay Area Chefs Talk Romantic Meals on Valentine’s Day

| February 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon talks to local chefs about what they like to cook and eat with their partner on Valentine’s Day.

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Small-Scale Cookbooks with Big Heart

Small-Scale Cookbooks with Big Heart

| February 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon shares a few recent finds in the world of small publisher’s cookbooks.

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Meet Marge: Bay Area Welcomes New Baking Business

Meet Marge: Bay Area Welcomes New Baking Business

| January 24, 2011 | 6 Comments

Megan Gordon introduces us to her new baking business, Marge. Pie, anyone?

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Bicoastal Pie

Bicoastal Pie

| January 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

The New York Times and NPR are saying pie is the new “it” dessert. Megan Gordon explores her two favorite pie shops–one West coast, one East Coast.

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5 Great Quarterly Food Publications

5 Great Quarterly Food Publications

| January 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

It delights me to no end that there are still small food publications out there doing their thing in this very difficult, very online media-driven society we now live in. So Happy New Year and get reading ya’ll! Let’s ring in 2011 by turning a few pages.

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New Year’s Buckeyes

New Year’s Buckeyes

| December 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon’s New Year’s tradition: choose your lucky food! This year it’s Buckeyes, the favorite Southern candy made with simple ingredients like peanut butter and chocolate.

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10 Last Minute Holiday Cocktails

10 Last Minute Holiday Cocktails

| December 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Need a last minute holiday cocktail idea? Megan Gordon has you covered with everyone from a new twist on a Hot Toddy to a refreshing Blood Orange Punch.

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Cookie Decorating 101 with Miette

Cookie Decorating 101 with Miette

| December 13, 2010 | 3 Comments

Megan Gordon had a chance to attend one of Miette’s consistently sold-out cookie decorating class. She’s back to report the tricks to creating gift-worthy sugar cookies at home.

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Mario Batali’s Eataly: A Visual Tour

Mario Batali’s Eataly: A Visual Tour

| December 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon traveled to New York City last week and snapped some photos. Here’s her visual tour of Mario Batali’s Eataly.

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Pie Palace Graces San Rafael’s 4th Street

Pie Palace Graces San Rafael’s 4th Street

| November 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Another exciting opening in San Rafael: pie! Local resident, Megan Gordon, shares her thoughts on the little 4th street shop.

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Thanksgiving Pies 101

Thanksgiving Pies 101

| November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

It’s snuck up on all of us. Somehow it’s time to start making shopping lists and gathering recipes. Thanksgiving is upon us, my friends. And for me, that means pie prep. Get ready with a few foolproof tips and an arsenal of starter recipes.

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Commonwealth Club Hosts Food Photography Panel

Commonwealth Club Hosts Food Photography Panel

| November 1, 2010 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon discusses her experience as a panelist at the Commonwealth Club’s recent panel on food photography. Hear her tips and insights into the ever-expanding field.

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Book Review: Flour by Joanne Chang

Book Review: Flour by Joanne Chang

| October 18, 2010 | 2 Comments

The Flour cookbook has arrived, and Joanne Chang has delivered! Megan Gordon reviews the book and shares a recipe for Homemade Oreos.

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