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 is currently working on her second cookbook (releasing in 2018). Nicki publishes a website called From Scratch Fast, where she features recipes and meals that can be made from scratch in under an hour, and she’s written for publications such as AllRecipes Magazine, Parents, Fine Cooking and Teen. In addition, she has produced and hosted videos for clients such as Craftsy, Fine Cooking, Taste of Home, Vitamix, Handmade TV, Eggland’s Best and the Comté Cheese Association. She will also be appearing regularly on the 2017 series of Moveable Feast on PBS.

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.