Title: Food Writer
Education: Northwestern University, Bucknell University
Location: New Jersey
Expertise: Food Writing, Illustration, Food Photography

Casey is a visual storyteller who melds writing, recipe development, illustration, and photography in pieces that spark the senses. Through her work, she explores the intersection of food and American culture with humor and insight.


  • Author of "Pierogi Love: New Takes on an Old-World Comfort Food" and "Classic Snacks Made From Scratch:
  • 70 Homemade Versions of Your Favorite Brand-Name Treats"
  • Contributor to Better Homes & Gardens, CNN, The Kitchn, Today Food, Eating Well, among many publications
  • Founder and editor of Good. Food. Stories. (goodfoodstories.com)
  • 2022 Acadia National Park Artist-in-Residence
  • 2020 Rockefeller Center Flag Project Artist


Casey Barber plays with food for a living: as a visual storyteller who focuses on the intersection of food and culture, she writes, develops recipes, and creates illustrations that spark the senses.

Her work, including editorial features, photography, and original recipes, has appeared in numerous print and online outlets over the past two decades. She is also the founder and editor of the critically acclaimed website Good. Food. Stories.

Her artwork has been featured in the Rockefeller Center Flag Project, publications such as Better Homes & Gardens and The Kitchn, as well as private commissions. She is a 2022 artist-in-residence at Acadia National Park.


Casey earned her masters degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and her undergraduate degree in English and visual art/art history from Bucknell University.

About Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.