She has written a number of cookbooks and collaborated with other writers and contributors for many publishers. Her books feature original recipes with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients that she develops, tests, and writes. Working closely with editors, copy editors, and proofreaders, she sees her books through all phases of the publishing process. In addition to her cookbook work she has written a number of articles and created content for various publications and websites.
Art Direction and Design
She has worked as an Art Director and designer of books, publications, and websites. This includes creating cover and interior design concepts, page and typography design, and their execution through all phases of production. She reviews and commissions photography and illustration for a variety of projects. She also organizes and supervises photo shoots, working with photographers, food stylists, prop stylists, location scouts, studio managers, and their assistants while overseeing schedules and budgets. Other responsibilities include reviewing page proofs for color and print quality and accuracy.
CAKE, by Maira Kalman and Barbara Scott-Goodman, Penguin Press (2018)
Delicious Dessert Cocktails, Bluestreak Books (2018)
Brooklyn Bar Bites, Rizzoli New York (2016)
Happy Hour at Home, Running Press (2013)
Wine Bites, Chronicle Books (2011)
Eat Greens, with Liz Trovato, Running Press (2011)
The Vineyard Cookbook, Welcome Books (2009)
The Ski Country Cookbook, Chronicle Books (2008)
House Beautiful Welcome to the Table, Hearst Books (2006)
The Diabetes Menu Cookbook, Wiley & Sons (2006) James Beard Award Nominee
Sensational Salads, Stewart, Tabori & Chang (2005)
The Beach House Cookbook, Chronicle Books (2005)
The Garden Entertaining Cookbook, Chronicle Books (2001)
Picnics, Chronicle Books (1999)
Sunday Dinner, Chronicle Books (1998)
Autumn Nights, Winter Mornings, Chronicle Books (1995)
Spring Evenings, Summer Afternoons, Chronicle Books (1994)
Editorial and Design Consultant
Editorial and design direction and production work on cookbooks working with both traditional publishers and self-publishing.
Vegan Holiday Cooking, by Joy Pierson, Ten Speed Press (2014)
The Barking Crab Restaurant Cookbook, by Scott Garvey (2014)
Tate’s Bake Shop Baking For Friends Cookbook, by Kathleen King (2012)
Candle 79 Cookbook, by Joy Pierson, Ten Speed Press (2011)
Frying Pans West (packaged with DVD from original PBS series), by Sam Arnold, Fur Trade Press (2011)
Shinin’ Times at the Fort Cookbook, by Holly Arnold Kinney, Fur Trade Press (2010)
The Candle Cafe Cookbook, by Joy Pierson and Bart Potenza, Clarkson Potter (2003)
Barbara’s recipes have also appeared in The Big Book of Sides; Bon Appetit’s Fast, Easy, Fresh; Bon Appetit’s A Year of Celebrations; Soup’s On;
The Best American Recipes; Smith & Hawken’s Garden Community Cookbook; The New York Cookbook.
Promotion and Publicity
Her books have been reviewed and featured in People, Bon Appetit, Saveur, Coastal Living, Cook's, New York, House Beautiful, Country Living, and Country Home magazines; The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Daily News, Newsday, East Hampton Star and numerous regional newspapers. She has appeared on Martha Stewart Living Sirius FM Radio, NPR, WNYC, KCRW, and other radio shows.
Her books and her author profile appear on Amazon.com and Cookstr.com.
Videos, Websites, and Magazines: Writing, Content, and Design
Videos and Websites:
Healthguru.com: Videos of recipes featured on health and wellness website.
Food52.com: Feature on cake recipes.
Cookstr.com: Recipes featured on cookbook authors' recipe website.
SweetPaul.com: Recipes featured on food and crafts website.
Relish.com: Recipes featured on cooking and entertainment website.
Starchefs.com: Feature articles, recipes, and menus for restaurant industry and chef website.
Healthy Updates.com: Feature articles on healthy cooking and ingredients.
Consider Bardwell Farm: Website Design
Liz Thorpe: The Cheese Chronicles Website Design
Bon Appetit: Feature article and recipes for vacation cooking for magazine and podcast.
Coastal Living: Feature article on summer cooking and entertaining.
Remedy and Diabetes Focus: Feature articles and recipes on healthy cooking and eating for health-oriented lifestyle quarterly magazines.
Tables: Feature articles, recipes, and menus for restaurant and food magazine published quarterly by American Express.
James Beard Award Nominee 2007: The Diabetes Menu Cookbook, Author, Art Director, and Designer
James Beard Award Winner 1998: The AMA Family Health Cookbook, Designer
Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
School of Visual Arts, Media Arts Department
Rochester Institute of Technology, Graphic Design Department