The Eight Cooks Who Saved My Life

Here are snapshots of the women in Spoon Fed and links to the original articles I wrote about them.


Anne Zappa Severson

Born: Cumberland, Wisconsin, 1932

Most Famous For: Her family.

First Time I Saw Her: The day I was born.

Greatest Contribution to Food: Teaching almost everyone she came in contact with a little something about cooking and entertaining. 

The Lesson: In the end, all that matters is family and food.

The Story That Inspired the Chapter: