Stephanie Smith

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Cincinnati, OH
University Of Cincinnati
Beer, Low-carb Diets, Instant Pot Recipes
  • Stephanie channels her inner Julia Child by taking online cooking classes offered by Homemade.
  • She is a former Wilton Method of Cake Decorating instructor, teaching over 100 students how to master decorating with buttercream icing and working with fondant.
  • After taking a beer writing course in college, Stephanie became a Level 1 Certified Cicerone®.


Stephanie is an experienced writer and editor who lives and breathes AP Style. She began her journalism career writing obituaries for The Cincinnati Post and The Kentucky Post until both papers ceased publication in 2007. In 2014, she returned to the University of Cincinnati to complete her degree. Her knowledge of craft beer led her to write the weekly Brewcats column at The News Record, where she reviewed beers and reported on local beer news. Stephanie covers food facts and cooking tips for Mashed and is an editor with Women of Cincy.


Stephanie has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Cincinnati. She minored in electronic media and English.
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