Corby Kummer

Corby Kummer
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Julia Child once said, "I think Corby is a very good food writer. He really does his homework. As a reporter and a writer Corby takes his work very seriously." 

Corby Kummer
Corby's Featured Recipe
Cod Braised with White Wine, Potatoes, and Escarole

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Corby Kummer is a journalist who writes primarily about food.


He is a senior editor at The Atlantic magazine, restaurant critic for Boston Magazine, and curator of The Atlantic Food Channel, a blog devoted to food.


Corby Kummer's work at The Atlantic has established him as one of the most widely read food writers in the United States.  


He is the recipient of three James Beard Journalism Awards, including the MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award. He has also received a nomination for a National Magazine award.


Corby currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts.


Latest Recipes

Pesto alla Genovese

This pesto is good on almost anything-certainly crepes, potatoes quartered and boiled (an especially popular combination in Liguria), and...

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Risotto Wrapped in Cabbage Leaves

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Cod Braised with White Wine, Potatoes, and Escarole

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Tortilla Soup with Pasilla Chilies, Fresh Cheese, and Avocado

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