Karen Hart

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Alexandria, VA
Cooking Tips And Tricks, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Comfort Foods
  • Karen's great food influences are her dad who taught her about patience and love with his fried cornmeal mush; her sister Linda whose green corn tamales and refried beans deserve a Michelin star; Nigella Lawson whose show was Karen's guilty pleasure during all six of her pregnancies; and Chrissy Teigen and John Legend whose cooking style and recipes make Karen's family happy eaters.
  • Despite being a vegetarian, Karen loves the smell of bacon and grilling steaks for backyard barbecues.
  • Karen loves learning about the culinary history of the U.S. capital and its surrounding areas.


Karen is a non-award-winning writer who has worked as a professional writer for over two decades. She freelanced for the Washington Post writing for its retired Sunday Source, as well as the D.C. Examiner. When she isn't trying the newest ice cream spot in town with her kids, she is watching Premier League Soccer.


Karen has a B.A. in English Literature.
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