Katie Lee’s broad culinary experience ranges from hosting the first season of Bravo’s hit reality series Top Chef to writing culinary and lifestyle features for an array of magazines. She regularly appears as a special correspondent for The Early Show and has served on the judges’ panel on the Food Network’s Iron Chef America. She has been featured in Vogue, Town & Country, Cosmopolitan, The New York Times and on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She refers to her culinary approach as “conscious consumption,” a philosophy which is clearly reflected in her bestselling cookbook, The Comfort Table. Her second book, The Comfort Table: Everyday Occasions was released in October 2009. Outside of her culinary adventures, Katie sits on the Celebrity Board for Feeding America and is a member of the Junior Committee for New Yorkers for Children. When not working or volunteering, she enjoys spending time in her organic garden, traveling, surfing, and playing with her pug, Fionula. She resides in New York City. Her website is: www.katieleehome.com.

The woman of all culinary trades tells us what she’s loving right now.