by Elli Samuels
Elli Samuels grew up in a quaint East Coast town, spent decades in Texas, and now lives in the Pacific Northwest. She is the author of “Cooking with Elli: A Delicious Guide for Budding Foodies and Beyond” (2014), loved by many kitchens as a trusted go-to. Elli has contributed poems to the Eric Carle Writing Workshop (Amherst, MA 2018) and is a regular contributor to the Hood River Library Writing Group. She went to Rice University, later earned a J.D., is married with two children, and claims sweet spots for amazing food, running, yoga, and good books.