Pamela Siegel

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University Of Texas At Austin
Home Cooking, Southern Foods, Chocolate Desserts
  • Since joining Today Meal, Pamela has written about everything from eating pinecones to the history of Devil's Food Cake.
  • She started her career in journalism, covering lifestyle news for a small town newspaper, which included sampling kolaches baked by locals and trying fried rattlers at the yearly town rattlesnake round-up.
  • Pamela has contributed recipes to several community cookbooks.


Pamela has enjoyed returning to her roots, covering food topics with readers of Today Meal. She began her career as a writer in 1999 when she published her first magazine article right before graduating from journalism school. Shortly after graduation, she joined a small daily newspaper in Central Texas. Then, she moved into public relations writing for an Austin-based non-profit before becoming a freelancer more than a decade ago. Since then, she's written on a wide array of topics for websites, including serving as an expert for The Spruce (formerly for almost two decades. Her writing there included exploring kitchen-related antiques and vintage items like gadgets, glassware, and cookbooks. Pamela has also written for magazines including The Intelligent Collector, Antique Trader, and Numismatist. Additionally, she is the author of three books.


Pamela earned a bachelor's degree in journalism with magazine specialization from the University of Texas at Austin.
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