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My name is Karen Gibson, and it’s true, I’m addicted to soup.

I’d get help, but ya know, I just don’t wanna. I mean, it’s soup. Who wants to be saved from soup?

Karen Gibson holding a basket of harvest vegetables | SoupAddict.comI’m a four-season vegetable and herb gardener, and life-long cook based in Cincinnati, Ohio. As a home cooking advocate and gardening educator, my recipes feature fresh, seasonal foods prepared with masterable techniques and reliable results. You’ll find lots of soups, salads, and pasta dishes, many vegetarian or easily made meat-free.

As a journalist with 25 years of professional experience, I began my career in the tech sector, publishing articles on software and office automation, resulting in over 50 bylines in some of the best tech magazines and journals of the day. Over the last few years, I’ve transitioned to the food and gardening world, where I write about cooking, organic gardening, and how edibles get from the ground to our tables.

I hope you enjoy this website and the recipes within. Want to get in touch? Drop me a note!

I’m active on social media, too — stay connected off-blog on Pinterest, Facebook, or Instagram.

Karen xo

SoupAddict around the internet

I’ve been honored with numerous opportunities to share my love of cooking and gardening with popular publications and websites. Here is but a small selection of my work:

Publications & Accolades

Huffington Post (also here and here)
Edible Ohio Valley (also here, here, and here.)
Honest Cooking
Voted a Must-Read Blog in Cincinnati

Featured Recipes

In these magazines:
Southern Living
Shape Magazine
Woman’s Day
Good Housekeeping
Better Homes & Gardens
Fitness Magazine

On these lifestyle websites:
Brit + Co. (also here, here, and here)
The Kitchn (also here, here, and here)
Parade
Snooth

On these general interest websites:

MSN
Today Show
BuzzFeed (also here, here, here and elsewhere)
Cincinnati Refined
Huffington Post
Design Crush

Brand Collaboration

I’ve worked with some of the top brands and retailers in the country, including Coca Cola, Bird’s Eye, Nabisco, Rubbermaid, Uncle Ben’s, Bertolli, and Kroger, Target, Walmart, Meijer’s, and Sam’s Club, to bring quality products to SoupAddict readers. If you would like to collaborate on a tasty project, please contact me, and let’s cook up a compelling campaign!