Tara has spent over 15 years in the food publishing industry creating recipes and articles, and food styling for various magazines, books, television and advertising. 

Most recently she has been the Food and Entertaining Director of Ladies’ Home Journal magazine. Prior to the Journal Tara was a Food Editor at Martha Stewart Living, Kids and Weddings magazines. She has appeared on the Martha Stewart television show, the Today Show and as a judge on The Food Network Thanksgiving Challenge.

Her favorite food is chocolate chip cookies—true story. And yes, she had an Easy Bake Oven—of course!