Amy Machnak

About the Author

Amy Machnak

Amy is a James Beard award-winning food writer. A former staff writer at Sunset magazine, her work has also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Chow.com, Cooking Light, Tasting Table, Munchery.com and more. She’s contributed to seven cookbooks with Sunset and William’s Sonoma, and written one of her own. When she’s not writing or cooking, you can find her in a sweaty yoga class, drinking wine she can’t afford or on social media mentally correcting people’s punctuation.

November 1, 2017
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5 Things to Eat in November

November offers a bounty of just-harvested fruits and vegetables to help further any health-focused diet or weight-loss goal. Before the days of winter’s minimal produce selection hit, search the...
October 15, 2017
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Spaghetti Squash, Five Ways

Behold, the spaghetti squash, that thick-skinned, oblong-ish gourd overflowing bins at your supermarket these days. Unlike it’s more popular squash relatives, spaghetti squash doesn’t have a...
August 1, 2017
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5 Things to Eat in August

It’s August. The dog days of summer are upon us and farmers markets are bursting with the best summer produce. Whether you shop the aisles of the local big-box store or hit a roadside stand, here...
July 1, 2017
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5 Things to Eat in July

July marks the beginning of the peak summer-to-fall harvest season. It’s a prime opportunity to get the most iconic of summer foods at their very best. Here are our top-five picks to add to your...