Cathy Barrow

Pie Squared: Irresistibly Easy Sweet & Savory Slab Pies

Location: Food for Thought Stage

Cathy Barrow

Cathy Barrow is a freelance food writer, cooking teacher, and food preservation expert. She writes the “BRING IT” column in the Washington Post’s food section. Her first cookbook, Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry, won the prestigious IACP award for best single-subject cookbook in 2015.

She has written for the New York Times, Serious Eats, Garden & Gun, The Local Palate, Saveur, Southern Living, Food52, AllRecipes Magazine, NPR, and National Geographic, among others. Cathy lives just outside Washington, D.C. with her husband and two rescued terriers. Follow her pie adventures on Instagram and visit her at

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