Susan Heeger is a feature writer specializing in food and garden stories. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times magazine, Martha Stewart Living, Cooking Light, and Coastal Living. A California native, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Rob, and their son Simon. Susie Norris is a Los Angeles–based author, pastry chef, and culinary school instructor. She's also the founder and artisan chocolatier of Happy Chocolates. Hand-Crafted Candy Bars is their first cookbook together.