Mystery solved, speculation over.
The author and former Gourmet editor will be an editor at Random House, where she'll be acquiring food-related books and developing digital components for them. Two books of her own are also on deck -- cookbook/memoir "The Tao of Ruth" and a novel called "Delicious!"
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