Tara Fitzpatrick

Associate Editor , Food Management

Tara Fitzpatrick is associate editor of Food Management and has been a full time staff editor since 2008. She covers food, culinary and menu trends   for the magazine, its electronic newsletters and its website. Favorite food? “Crab legs with drawn butter and lemon.”

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Nov 29, 2012

A Tough (Butter)nut to Crack

Cutting up and skinning a butternut squash is kind of like carving a pumpkin. But a pumpkin is easier! Cutting the sillhouette of a witch and her....More
Oct 29, 2012

Are Carrots the New Kale?

Carrot tacos, carrots roasted in salt like a whole fish, carrots slathered with mole poblano, and carrot salads of all kinds are all uprooting the....More
Sep 05, 2012

Surprising Tips for Grilling Veggies

It’s that harvest time of year. Back to school, Friday night lights, the first bite of autumn in the air, zucchini, peppers, onions and....More
Aug 21, 2012

Pin to Table: Cooking in a Digital World

My initial criticisms of Pinterest (an online bulletin board) before I joined were the same as everybody else’s: It’s just pictures of....More
Aug 07, 2012

Julia Child Remixed with Guns 'N Roses

Julia Child would have turned 100 soon, and there are all sorts of cool tributes going on. But I defy you to find a cooler one than this one on....More
Aug 01, 2012

Better Burgers are Here to Stay

Whew! Burgers are here to stay....More
Jul 05, 2012

Topping the Dog

It’s a hot dog renaissance!....More
Jun 27, 2012

Will Cookbooks Go Extinct?

Are cookbooks going to be replaced by websites and apps? Is that a good or bad thing?....More
Jun 15, 2012

Pizza Pie That Tastes Like Home

Everyone has a favorite neighborhood pizza place that will always have a special place in their heart....More
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