Cynthia Nicholson Cynthia has been a writer, editor, and producer for national publications like Cooking Light, Country Living, and Real Simple, among others. She was a recipe developer at Real Simple starting in 2005. Passionate about food, wine, and travel, Cynthia turned her enthusiasm into a tour business. Highlights: * Over 15 years of experience as a writer and editor * Owner of The Farmhouse Table, providing small-group food and wine culture tours About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.