Laraine Perri Laraine Perri is a freelance editor and food writer based in New York City. Her experience covering food and parenting topics, as well as developing recipes, has helped her build a career among national publications like Better Homes & Gardens and Prevention magazine.Laraine's approach to food is simple: easy, delicious, veggie-filled dishes that your family will enjoy, including the little ones. As a mother, Laraine also understands that nutritious food and quick clean-ups can go hand by hand with some creativity. 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.