Marge Perry

Content Strategist, Copywriter, Ghostwriter, Writer

Compelling, engaging and award-winning content about food, travel, nutrition and health.

Marge is an award-winning writer who also broadcasts, teaches and speaks about food, nutrition, travel and cooking. She is the Contributing Health Editor for Racheal Ray Every Day, a long-standing Newsday columnist; health columnist for AllRecipes magazine, and Ask the Expert columnist for (written and video). She also writes for TheKitchn, Food Network, The New York Times, Fine Cooking, Eating Well, Better Homes & Gardens, Prevention, and Self. She is a frequent guest on television (including news segments, QVC, and a regular feature on News 12) and radio. Her blog, A Sweet and Savory Life, allows her to exercise the depth and breadth of her writing.
Marge is the recipient of the Folio award for Best Travel Writing; in the same year she received the Best Essay award from the Association of Food Journalists.
In addition to Dinner Tonight, the cookbook based on her daily Newsday column, Marge has ghost and co-written nearly 20 other chef and celebrity food and nutrition books, including a number of New York Times best sellers. Her next book, co-authored with her husband, Chef David Bonom, is Hero Dinners: Complete One-Pan Meals that Save the Day (Morrow April 2019).
Marge teaches cooking and media classes at the Institute of Culinary Education and Food Writing at New York University. Her extensive involvement with the food industry ranges from writing about cooking and nutrition, chefs, restaurants, growers, and producers; recipe development; restaurant reviewing; menu consulting; and teaching cooking and nutrition in under-served neighborhoods. Marge is an authoritative and accessible guide for anyone who cooks, eats and travels.
Content Types
Article, Blog Post, Whitepaper, Social Copy, Website Copy, Interview, Product Description, Guide, Studio Photography, Product Photography, Social Video, Commercial, Recipe
More Information
Boston University School of Public Communication, BS
Institute of Culinary Education, n/a
New York, NY, USA|Languages

Food and Recipes

Kitchn | Inspiring cooks, nourishing homes


Yes, You Can Drink on Keto — Here's What You Need to Know
February 4th, 2018


5 Fantastic Foodie Road Trips

Folio Award winning travel piece

May 21st, 2013

Sustainability, Agriculture and Environment

How to Make Your Grocery Trip More Earth-Friendly
April 12th, 2019


Can I Ask My Vegan Uncle to Bring His Own Meal to Dinner?
February 21st, 2019
Help! A Friend Asked Me to Pay $50 for Thanksgiving Dinner.
November 21st, 2018
Am I Supposed to Serve the Wine My Guest Brings to Dinner?
December 13th, 2018
Help! My MIL Is Feeding My Kid Sugar Against My Wishes.
January 2nd, 2019
I Think My Friend Is Faking Her Food Allergy. What Do I Do?
January 16th, 2019
My Roommate Keeps Stealing My Food, but She Totally Denies It. What Am I Supposed to Do?
May 9th, 2019


Strawberry-frosted cupcakes

Winner of the AFJ award for Best Essay: this appeared in Newsday where I am a long-running columnist.

February 7th, 2012

Rachael Ray Every Day , Better Homes and Gardens, Cooking Light,, The Kitchn, AllRecipes, Newsday, The New York Times

When the Rich Are Not So Different
January 12th, 2003
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