I'm a food writer, restaurant reviewer, kitchen gear tester and cookbook editor in the American South. I have a huge collection of cookbooks and lived (and cooked) in England for several years until early 2004. Most recently I edited the latest cookbook from Relish magazine, Season & Celebrations (2010). Also out in 2010 is The All-New Square Foot Garden Cookbook, written with SFG author Mel Bartholomew. An interesting project of earlier years was 2005's By the Sackful: A White Castle Scrapbook with Recipes. In 2006, I compiled an enormous cookbook for a women's society I can't name for contractual reasons. In mid-2007 I completed work on the Junior League of Chicago cookbook and the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas cookbook. The One Food I Won't Eat I once sat next to Lynn Rosetto Kasper at a food writer dinner and, after one too many glasses of wine, inadvertently insulted her recipe for roasted beets. I decided if Lynn Kasper's beets can't even get me to enjoy them, I'll just give up. So, I'll eat almost anything but beets. And insects. And I could probably be persuaded to eat insects in the right circumstance. But not beets.