Miri Rotkovitz is a food writer, editor, recipe developer, and registered dietitian. She got her start in food writing at the James Beard Foundation, and has since turned her eye to food trends, nutrition questions raised by modern food processing, and the evolution of the kashrut industry. Inspired by Jewish tradition and culinary history, her passion lies in adapting recipes and experimenting with new techniques to create delicious, healthful, and creative kosher meals. As the kosher food expert for About.com, she shares recipes, entertaining tips, and articles exploring kosher culture online at kosherfood.about.com. She lives with her family near Baltimore.