Samantha Seneviratne Samantha Seneviratne is a baker, cookbook author, and food writer with nearly a decade of experience in culinary media. Highlights: * Started as a food editor at Good Housekeeping * Food stylist at Fine Cooking * Recipe developer for Martha Stewart's Everyday Food * Wrote three cookbooks * Contributes recipes to The New York Times * Host of Food Network's Unchoppable * Host of web series Cook and a Half on food52.com * Latest cookbook, The Joys of Baking: Recipes and Stories for a Sweet Life, was released in 2019. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for 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.