Tara has created thousands of original recipes that inspire people to spend more time in the kitchen, and enjoy food with friends and family. She earned her undergraduate degree in Culinary Arts and Journalism at Utah State University, after having also studied at Brigham Young University in Utah. She has over 20 years of experience working as a food editor at Martha Stewart Living and Ladies' Home Journal magazines, and her own website. Tara is the author of Live Life Deliciously: Recipes For Busy Weeknights And Leisurely Weekends, and creates delicious recipes and beautiful food styling for magazines, books, television and food brands.

Tara has shared recipes and cooking tips on the Today Show, the Martha Stewart show, Fox and Friends, KSL Studio 5, the Food Network.

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