Victoria Spencer

Victoria Spencer, senior food editor,
Title: Senior Food Editor
Education: University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Expertise: Recipes, cooking methods and techniques, baking, entertaining, and cocktails

As Senior Digital Food Editor for, Victoria oversees all food, cooking, and holiday entertaining content. She manages the archive of 25,000+ recipes and has also produced recipe shoots for the brand.


  • Manages the Martha Stewart recipe archive of 25,000 triple-tested recipes.
  • Over 20 years of experience editing and writing food content and recipes.
  • Worked closely with Martha Stewart to research and script segments for her Emmy-winning CBS show Martha Stewart Living.
  • Associate editor for the launch of Martha Stewart Weddings magazine
  • Worked with top chefs in the U.S. and France as associate food and design editor of Elle magazine, producing food shoots and overseeing recipe translations.


A keen home cook, Victoria has been a food editor, writer, and recipe developer for over 20 years. She is always looking for a good dinner recipe and the ultimate bar cookie. She has worked for Martha Stewart in several roles and currently oversees all food and cooking content for the website.

Victoria has also worked for Google, Refinery29, Food52, and in print media, including a stint at Gourmet. She began her editorial career at Elle magazine working with top chefs in the U.S. and France.


Victoria has a MA (Hons) in History from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Her culinary experience includes learning from chefs, cooking teachers, test kitchen colleagues, and Martha Stewart herself.

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