Peggy Trowbridge Filippone is a food journalist and food service industry professional who loves to cook. Since 1985, she has written news columns about food and cooking as well as hosted various food forums on several services.
As the eldest of six children, she began cooking at the ripe young age of eight. While pursuing her initial career as an insurance litigation specialist, she began hosting picnics, barbecues, and dinner parties for business associates to show off new culinary creations. Food and cooking soon became her dominant passion.
After nearly twenty years in the insurance industry, Peggy left the field to concentrate on raising her daughter and began writing guest food articles for small publications. At the same time, she had discovered the online world and began sharing her advice and knowledge of food on a global level, first as an assistant, then as a host of several online food forums.
Peggy was the Guide/Expert on About.com’s Home Cooking site for over 19 years, writing informational food articles, creating new recipes, and conducting tested kitchen product and cookbook reviews. Her recipe creations range from Grandma’s favorites to the latest food trends. She also works as a consultant for kitchen products and cookbook authors.
Peggy is a born-and-raised Florida native and resides in South Florida with her husband.
Peggy Trowbridge Filippone is the author of “The About.com Guide to Home Cooking: 225 Family-Friendly Recipes with a Dash of Sophistication” (Adams Media)
About Home Cooking (now The Spruce)
The Spruce: Food & Cooking
“It is now with great delight and enthusiasm that I step out into the world of food on my own. I look forward to making new friends around the world and discussing our love of food. I’m thrilled to be able to continue sharing my own recipes, along with those of other talented home cooks and chefs. Personal interaction is a particular joy for me, so feel free to ask any food-related questions you may have and/or jump in with your comments. I will also be sharing relevant food news and product reviews. Let us eat, drink, and be merry!”