Shannon Sarna

Shannon Sarna is the editor of The Nosher. Shannon grew up in upstate New York immersed in performance and music as well surrounded by diverse culinary experiences: Her Sicilian-American mother loved to bake, her Ashkenazi-Jewish father loved to experiment, and her grandfather was a food chemist who patented Tang among other products. Her writing and recipes have been featured in Bake from Scratch Magazine, Parade Magazine, Tablet Magazine, JTA News, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, Vinepair and Modern Loss. She graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA with a degree in Comparative Government and Spanish Language and Literature and lives in South Orange, NJ with her husband, daughters and rescue dogs, Otis and Babka. Her first cookbook, Modern Jewish Baker: Challah, Babka, Bagels and More, was released in September 2017 by Countryman Press. To see what Shannon is cooking and eating, follow her on twitter @shasarna and on Instagram.


Articles by Shannon Sarna

The Nosher Is Hiring! Apply to Be Our Social Media Intern.

We’re looking for a part-time Social Media Intern to join our remote team for a paid internship. Compensation is $15 ...

This Jewish Olympian Is Also a Talented Babka Baker

An amazing athlete and lover of Jewish food!

Garlic Knot Challah Rolls Recipe

You won't believe how good your kitchen smells while baking these up.

Here’s Our 15 Favorite Easy Jewish Recipes

Everything you need for weeknight dinners, holiday ideas and some sweet treats, too.

Join The Nosher’s New Sephardi Cooking Series

Learn to make Persian chicken stew, Syrian pistachio cookies and more!

Nutella Stuffed Challah French Toast Recipe

French toast just got even more decadent, and delicious.

11 Delicious, Nut-Free Desserts for Passover

Sweet, satisfying, and totally nut-free.