Laura Holmes Haddad
Laura Holmes Haddad received her BA from Smith College in Northampton, MA, where she majored in comparative government. Laura spent one year studying international politics at the London School of Economics before enrolling in the chef’s program at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, CA (and received an AA degree). After working as a caterer in Northern California, Laura moved to New York City and became an assistant cookbook editor at Simon & Schuster. Five years later Laura returned to her home state of California to pursue freelance writing and editing. Laura is the author of Anything But Chardonnay: A Guide to the Other Grapes and co-author of Pure Flavor: 125 Fresh, All-American Recipes from the Pacific Northwest, Lulu Powers, Food to Flowers: Simple, Stylish Food for Easy Entertaining, Anna Getty’s Easy Green Organic, and I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas.