Jenny Rosenstrach is the creator of Dinner: A Love Story, the award-winning website devoted to family dinner, and the New York Times Bestselling author of Dinner: A Love Story (Ecco); Dinner: The Playbook (Ballantine), How to Celebrate Everything (Ballantine) and the upcoming The Weekday Vegetarians (Clarkson Potter). She was the features director at Cookie magazine for four years and Real Simple for six. Her essays and articles have appeared in numerous national publications and anthologies including The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, Real Simple, Martha Stewart Living, Whole Living, and the op-ed page of The New York Times. She has appeared on NPR’s Weekend Edition, NBC’s Today, and Food Network’s The Kitchen. She is a contributor to the popular lifestyle website, Cup of Jo, and she and her husband, Andy Ward wrote “The Providers” column for Bon Appétit from 2011-2018. They live with their two daughters in Westchester County, New York.
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Here’s a Q&A I did with Martha Stewart.
Here I am talking about my books on NPR’s Weekend Edition.
Here I am pretending not to be nervous on NBC’s Today Show.
Here is my I-can-retire-happy moment: “The New Domestic Ideal” in New York. (Blink and you might miss it.)
A fun interview on Cup of Jo as part of her “My Balance” series.
And in The Wall Street Journal‘s “The Juggle”
Here’s a book review of Dinner: A Love Story on Salon that a) brought me to tears and b) I sent to my mom within minutes of finishing.
Here’s another on Food52 that includes the immortal phrase ““[Rosenstrach’s] book and blog are something very rare in the genre of family dinner: They inspire neither homicidal nor suicidal impulses.”
Here’s a story I wrote for Real Simple that I find myself sending to a lot of middle school parents.
Here is the food column I write for Cup of Jo.
Here’s “The Providers,” a column I co-wrote six times a year for Bon Appetit with Andy.
Here I am on instagram.