Nicki Sizemore is a recipe developer, food writer, video host, and cooking instructor. She is the author of The Food Processor Family Cookbook (Sonoma Press, 2016), and she publishes a blog called From Scratch Fast, where she features recipes and meals that can be made from scratch in under an hour.  She’s written for publications such as AllRecipes Magazine, Parents, Fine Cooking and Teen, and she has produced and hosted videos for clients such as Fine Cooking, Taste of Home, Vitamix, Craftsy, Handmade TV, Eggland’s Best and the Comté Cheese Association. As a food stylist, Nicki’s clients have included the Food Network, The View, Betty Crocker, Kraft, Walmart, Meredith, Velveeta, Country Crock, KOT Nutrition, and more.

Nicki has been a culinary instructor for over a decade, teaching both public and private classes in a variety of themes and techniques.

Nicki has a Grand Diploma in Culinary Arts from the French Culinary Institute (now called the International Culinary Center). In 2006, she was awarded the  Women Chefs & Restaurateurs Organic Scholarship due to her passion for sustainable cuisine. She has a BA in Anthropology from Colorado College, where she graduated summa cum laude. She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her husband and two daughters.