Gayle L. Squires

Gayle Squires is a self-taught cook who has been sharing recipes, photographs, and stories on the blog Kosher Camembert for a decade. She has published articles and cookbook and product reviews in Food52, The Forward, The Jerusalem Post, Thrillist, and Eat Boutique. 


  • She's a food writer, photographer, and recipe developer for Food52, The Forward, The Jerusalem Post, Thrillist, and Eat Boutique
  • Gayle has been writing for The Spruce since December 2018


When not in the kitchen, Gayle works at the intersection of healthcare and hospitality, leveraging her medical training and maître d’ experience at Union Square Cafe to advise health systems, physician groups, and other care delivery settings on optimizing patient experience. She lives in New York City.


Gayle completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Harvard University and her Medical Doctorate and Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Wharton School.

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About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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