Wendy Mead

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Location
Connecticut
School
Bard College, Emerson College
Expertise
British Baking Competitions, Taste-testing Salty Snacks, Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Wendy delved into what it was like to live in colonial America for "The Merchant," a title in Cavendish Square's Colonial People series. She even had to develop a recipe reflective of that time.
  • For one freelance project, Wendy developed a set of activities, including recipes, for kids based in different countries. This gave her the chance to delve into an array of cuisines and test out recipes in her own kitchen.
  • Wendy is running out of room for her cookbook collection. She has such classics as a vintage "Better Homes and Gardens Cook Book" from the 1960s and a 1990s-era "Joy of Cooking." Some of her more recent faves include "Indian(-ish)" and "Vegan Soul Kitchen."

Experience

Wendy started out in newspapers, working as an editor for a business monthly and then as a reporter for American Banker. She made the switch to book publishing, where she worked for Scholastic on two of their children's nonfiction imprints. She went on to write several nonfiction books for young readers, tackling topics from American history to music to animals. As a freelance writer, she worked for a number of clients, including Biography.com. For Biography, she created profiles on all sorts of people, from actor Paul Newman to soccer star Pelé. At Tasting Corner, Wendy loves having the opportunity to put her sharp writing and research skills to work exploring her favorite topic – food.

Education

Wendy has a bachelor's degree in Literature from Bard College and a master of fine arts degree from Emerson College in Creative Writing.
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