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Kathryn Matthews is an independent lifestyles writer, who contributes to The New York Times, O Magazine, Town & Country, RuralIntelligence.com, SNOW and epicurious.com. Her numerous features (on home design, real estate, health, leisure and luxury trends) have also appeared in Prevention, Forbes.com, Portfolio.com, Fitness and Cooking Light. She completed the La Technique culinary program at the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan and has written about food and wine for Bon Appétit, Saveur and, until 2007, the former Kitchen & Cook, a magazine geared toward home cooks, produced by The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. She has been a good—bordering on gluttonous—eater all her life. Fortunately, she has been a disciplined runner since turning 13. She is married to co-blogger Christopher Matthews. Christopher Matthews, a Manhattan-based press, communications and public affairs specialist, is also an independent wine writer, consultant and educator. His articles about wine and spirits, food and travel have appeared in New York Law Journal Magazine, RuralIntelligence.com, Epicurious.com, and Kitchen and Cook. As a wine consultant and educator, he has conducted tastings for corporate and private events. He studied at the International Wine Center in New York, from where he received the Wine and Spirits Education Trust’s Advanced Certificate (With Distinction). A member of the Wine Media Guild of New York, he is also passionate about gardening, horticulture and bird-watching (especially the St. Louis Cardinals!).