Rachel Rappaport (Baltimore, MD) writes a column for"Taste of the Bay "magazine about using local seasonal ingredients, and her recipes have been featured in the "Baltimore Sun", the "Los Angeles Times", and the "New York Sun". Her blog, "Coconut & Lime", was named one of the top fifty food blogs in the world by MSN's Delish.com. She is the author of "The Everything? Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook".