Excerpted from Betsy Block's Mama Cooks website:
Betsy Block is a freelance writer who focuses on food. She has written food features, profiles, restaurant reviews, travel pieces, personal essays, and reported lifestyle stories for publications such as Wondertime, Cookie, Entrepreneur, Natural Health, NPR Online's Kitchen Window column, Epicurious.com, The Boston Globe, Boston magazine, and the online city guides Sidewalk and CitySearch, as well as many other local publications. She is also author of The Dinner Diaries: Raising Whole Wheat Kids in a White Bread World, which follows her attempts at changing her family's diet.
Betsy lives near Boston with her husband, two kids, an aging but still rowdy mutt, any number of wilting or dying plants, and one (formerly) hardy betta fish (blue, now dead).