About Susan Spungen

Susan Spungen

Susan Spungen is a cook, food stylist, and recipe developer. She’s also the author of What’s a Hostess to Do? and Recipes: A Collection for the Modern Cook. She was the founding food editor and editorial director for food at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia from its launch until 2003, and is now a contributing editor at More magazine. Her work as a culinary consultant and food stylist can be seen in many feature films, including Julie & Julia, It’s Complicated, and Eat, Pray, Love. @susanspungen

A white bowl filled with mashed potatoes and topped with a square of butter

Easy Mashed Potatoes

Yeah, yeah, we know. You don’t need a recipe for mashed Yukon Golds with butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.

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Several ginger chocolate chunk cookies on a piece of parchment paper.

Ginger Chocolate Chunk Cookies

If you adore soft, crinkly molasses ginger cookies as much as we do, then these triple ginger chocolate cookies need to be at the top of your must-bake list.

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