Maggie Shi Maggie Shi is a freelance writer, editor, and recipe developer with 25 years of experience in the media industry. She is a former deputy editor at Real Simple. Maggie is also a psychotherapist practicing in New York City. Highlights: * 25 years of experience in the media industry * Author of Slow Cooker Family Favorites, published 2016 * Certified Kansas City Barbeque Society judge * Former editorial assistant at Epicurious * Former associate producer & editor at FoodNetwork.com * Former producer & editor at MTV.com * Former editor at MarthaStewart.com * Former senior food editor at iVillage * Former deputy editor at Real Simple * Former interim editorial director at Penguin Random House * Former editor at NBCUniversal * Freelance writer, editor, and recipe developer - nearly 9 years * Current therapist at Humantold and Metropolitan Center for Mental Health * Graduated from Princeton University, New York University, and the Institute of Culinary Education 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.