Alison Spiegel

Middlebury College
Ice Cream, Cooking Tips, Dining Trends
  • In one Tasting Table article, Alison offered readers 16 different recipes that can make use of sour milk.
  • She has also published pieces online about the origins of Ina Garten's "Barefoot Contessa."
  • In 2023, she encouraged her readers to honor Memorial Day with 20 different vegetarian recipes.


Alison's first foray into the world of journalism was as a development assistant at Tricycle Magazine. In 2009, she joined H.O.W. Journal as an assistant editor. From 2009 to 2010, she worked as the personal assistant of actor Jeff Garlin. In 2012, she began working as a blog editor for the Food and Travel section of the Huffington Post. One year later, she was promoted to associate food editor, and two years later, she became a lifestyle editor for the brand. Alison worked as a senior writer and features editor for Tasting Table from January 2016 to September 2017.


Alison graduated from Middlebury College with a bachelor's degree in sociology and anthropology.
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