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Emily Paster

Photograph by Doug McGoldrick

About The Author

A lawyer turned food writer, Emily Paster brings passion, intellectual curiosity, and attention to detail to her globally inspired, family-friendly cuisine. She has written three cookbooks, Food Swap, The Joys of Jewish Preserving, and the bestselling Epic Air Fryer. You can find Emily’s recipes and writing in such publications as Midwest Living, Allrecipes magazine, Food52, Eater Chicago, and The Nosher. Emily also teaches culinary classes at the Chicago Botanic Garden. She lives outside Chicago with her husband and two teenage children. Visit her online at

Books by Emily Paster