Meredith Deeds culinary career started at a young age in her mother’s restaurant in San Diego where she was put to work in every department from dishwashing to cooking. That experience cemented a life long love of good cooking, as well as a lingering dislike for dishwashing. Meredith has spent the last 15 years writing and teaching about food all over the country. She has co-authored four cookbooks with Carla Snyder, among them are The Mixer Bible, 300 Sensational Soups, which was chosen by Good Morning America as one of the top 10 cookbooks of 2008, along with Everyday to Entertaining (Spring 2011).
Her work has appeared in various magazines and newspapers such as Bon Appetit, Family Fun Magazine, Cooking Light, Prevention, Chile Pepper, Better Homes and Gardens, The Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Dallas Morning News. Meredith also has a bi-monthly column in Better Health and Living Magazine. She has taught in many cooking schools around the country, and has also developed recipes for companies like William-Sonoma, General Mills, Lindsay Olives and Torani Syrups and not-for-profit organizations like the American Heart Association. Meredith also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Association of Culinary Professionals.