Laurie Ulster

Writer, Editor, Producer

New York, NY

Laurie Ulster

Freelance writer for TVweb/print/podcasts, specializing in entertainment (especially TV), food & chefs, parenting, Star Trek stuff, trending news, and lifestyle topics. Editor and copy editor for digital, print, and TV.


Marcus Samuelsson's Swedish Hot Dogs

Celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson serves up a doggone good taste of home.

The Best Fall Cheesecake You’ll Ever Eat

If there are leftovers, they don’t last more than a day.
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It's Time to Detox From Detoxes

Why are perfectly healthy people obsessed with detoxes?
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The Not-So-Fancy Culinary Delights of Pennsylvania

Gourmet meals? Delicate pastries? Daring flavor combinations? Umami? Nope!
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A Surprising Christmas Gift for Your Teen

A meal kit subscription turned out to be the perfect gift for our 16-year-old.
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Curtis Stone's Passion Fruit and Raspberry Crème Caramel

Stone's dessert combines his French culinary training with a sweet taste of his childhood in Australia.

Learning to Drink Like A Grown-Up… Sort of

Why can’t I like things sophisticated adults like?
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Baking Tips for Beginners with Some Expert Health Hacks

Baking is a lot easier than you think.
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The Robicellis: Doing The Right Thing

The Robicellis enlighten us on cupcake flavors good and bad and the healing powers of Krazy Glue.
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Lidia Bastianich's Pomodori Ghiotti (a.k.a. Gluttonous Tomatoes)

Chef Lidia Bastianich celebrates summer with a farm fresh taste of home.

What’s Harder Than Raising A Picky Eater? Being One Too

Of course I wish my picky daughter liked more foods, but I understand her struggle all too well.
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The Many Sides of Scott Conant

Read our espresso-fueled interview with Scott Conant.
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Laurie Ulster

I’m a New York-based writer, TV producer, and copy editor.

My writing has been featured at ScreenRant, Biography, TheBump, and at Scary Mommy, The Chefs Connection, Momtastic, Women at Warp,, YourTango, My Fave Places, Fuse, and Purple Clover, and I'm a regular contributor to Taffeta. I'm a contributing writer on the book "What to Watch When: 1,000 TV Shows for Every Mood and Moment."

I'm also a former website director (so I know my way around a CMS and SEO) and copy editor for digital, print, and video.

I’m a Senior Editor of, the biggest unofficial Trek site on the web, and co-host the All Access Star Trek podcast. It’s a passion project.



  • proofreading
  • content creation
  • writing
  • editing
  • content curation
  • copy editing
  • interviewing
  • entertainment coverage
  • personal essays
  • tv production
  • video