Judith Fertig

Judith Fertig

Judith specializes in food, including the techniques of grilling, baking, slow smoking, and recipes for breast cancer survivors. She has written over 20 cookbooks including: The Gardener and the Grill, Prairie Home Cooking, Fish and Shellfish Grilled and Smoked, Patio Pizzeria, Back in the Swing: Cookbook: Recipes for Eating and Living Well Every Day After Breast Cancer, Love Cinnamon Rolls, Bake Happy, and Easy Bread. Her novels include The Cake Therapist and The Memory of Lemon.

Judith has appeared on the Food Network, radio, and podcasts around the country. She has also taught cooking classes across the U.S. She is a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier, an international organization of women in the culinary arts. Judith has her B.A. in English, M.A. in American Studies, and she's done coursework at La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine in Paris and at the Iowa Writers Workshop. She's been nominated for a James Beard Award and is an IACP Award and Kansas Notable Book Award winner.

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