Elaine Corn is a former news editor turned food editor and author. Her journalism career began with a bachelors of journalism from the University of Texas-Austin and in succession with jobs as copy editor at the Dallas Morning News and Austin American-Statesman. While in Austin, Elaine became interested in food and created the paper's first food section, becoming its first food editor. To learn more about food, she cooked her way from Europe to Israel and onto a private yacht sailing from Greece to Turkey as its only cook. Once back in America, she headed up food sections for the Louisville Courier-Journal and Sacramento Bee. While at the Bee, the paper won awards for Best Food Section and Best Food Reporting from the Association of Food Journalists. She is author of six cookbooks. "Now You're Cooking: Everything a Beginner Needs to Know to Start Cooking Today" won Julia Child and James Beard culinary awards. Having begun a conversion from print to radio journalism, Elaine continues the search for food stories in every corner of life.
February 10, 2014
With an estimated 3,000 gardens planted at California schools -- and home ec labs extinct -- how to get those peas into a pot? That's where British chef Jamie Oliver comes in.
September 26, 2013
Teenagers from various economic backgrounds are getting tips from some of Sacramento’s top chefs. They’re prepping for a competition that’s part of Farm-to-Fork Week. Behind the push to get kids to eat local is a rabbi concerned about poverty.
September 20, 2013
It’s been nearly a year since Mayor Kevin Johnson proclaimed Sacramento “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital.”
August 1, 2013
Americans consume nearly 70 million gallons of olive oil annually. But a new survey from UC Davis shows that buying olive oil is often confusing for consumers. Labels such as "pure," "refined," and "extra virgin" contribute to the confusion.
August 24, 2012
First- and third-graders at award-winning Elk Grove Unified School District give thumbs up to menus that meet California's SB-12 nutrition requirements.