Sarah Gleim is a writer and content manager at HowStuffWorks, where she writes and produces articles on everything from food policy and animal rights to environmental news and politics. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and associate's degree in culinary arts. Sarah has produced six cookbooks with Southern Living and Cooking Light, and is published in numerous magazines. She loves traveling, photography and history, and her two crazy hounds — Redford and Daisy Hill.
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