Susan Spungen is an author, cook, food stylist, and recipe developer. From its inception in 1991 through 2003, she was the food editor at Martha Stewart Living. She worked on the feature films Julie & Julia, It's Complicated, and Eat, Pray, Love as a culinary consultant and food stylist. She is the author of What's a Hostess to Do? and Recipes: A Selection for the Contemporary Chef. She also co-authored the best-selling Martha Stewart's Hors d'Oeuvres Handbook. Susan splits her time between New York City and East Hampton, New York.