Ronnie Fein gave up a fast-track, high-pay job as an associate at a major Wall Street law firm to become a freelance food and lifestyle writer. She never looked back, no regrets. Over the years she has written for the food sections of daily newspapers including Newsday, The Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time, and for numerous publications including the New Jewish Voice, Connecticut Bride, Connecticut Magazine, Jewish Woman Magazine, Westport and Greenwich Magazines, Consumer’s Digest, New Canaan Advertiser and others. She writes for on-line sites including The Jewish Week and JoyofKosher. She has her own food blog, called Kitchen Vignettes, at www.ronniefein.com and has been a guest blogger at Kveller.com, Koshereye.com, ThisAmericanBite.com, KosherLikeMe.com, BeyondBubbe.com and Culinate.com.
Ronnie is the author of four cookbooks: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Cooking Basics, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to American Cooking, Hip Kosher, and The Modern Kosher Kitchen. She was also a contributing editor to The New Cook’s Catalogue, the 25th anniversary edition of the James Beard original.
Ronnie gives cooking demonstrations for large groups and operates the Ronnie Fein School of Creative Cooking in Stamford, Connecticut, where she lives with her husband. She has two married daughters and five grandchildren.