Catherine has spent the past decade as a freelance writer, editor, recipe developer, food stylist, and culinary instructor.
While pursuing a Master’s Degree in Gastronomy from Boston University, Catherine launched The Pocket Garden, a Boston-based personal chef business, and became a frequent contributor to The Boston Globe food section. She is the 2014 recipient of Les Dames Escoffier Legacy award for food writing, and her recipes and writing have appeared in Saveur, Departures, Whole Foods Market magazine, and other publications. In 2018 Catherine co-founded Pocket Garden Foods, makers of modern pantry staples like “not just pasta sauce.”, a versatile, veggie-packed cooking sauce.
You’ll often find Catherine at Christopher Kimball's Milk Street, where she's a cast member of Milk Street TV, which airs on public television; a contributor to Milk Street Radio, which airs on public radio; and a lead instructor at the Milk Street Cooking School.
Catherine lives in Somerville, Massachusetts with her husband Artie, son Jack, and two cats.