Donna Currie

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Donna Currie is a freelance food writer who specializes in product reviews. In addition to The Spruce, her work has appeared on Serious Eats, Fine Cooking, and her own recipe blog, She's also the author of Make Ahead Bread, a cookbook meant to simplify the bread-baking process.


  • She wrote a cookbook, Make Ahead Bread, and her articles have appeared on Serious Eats and Fine Cooking
  • Donna has her bachelor's degree from Roosevelt University
  • She has written for The Spruce since July 2016


With a dad who was a machinist and a mom who loved to cook, Donna Currie was probably predestined to become enamored with kitchen gadgets. From garlic presses to food processors, she loved to tinker with them all, testing their pros and cons, and always looking for the best of the best even before she started writing about food. Her love of gadgets and cooking led to a recipe blog, Cookistry, and a cookbook, Make Ahead Bread.


Donna has her bachelor's degree from Roosevelt University.

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