One of the best-respected food stylists in the country, Susan Spungen doles out advice for gorgeous meals to make from your freezer, pantry, farmers' market and more on episode 127 of Speaking Broadly. Author of the recently published Open Kitchen, Spungen also describes her approach to her career: "When you're driving, you can see the road ahead of you for a little bit, and then you can't really see it anymore. Well, I never really tried having a five year plan, but I just tried to see that bit of road in front of me." It's a strategy that has been effective for her: in the 90s she landed a position at Martha Stewart Living where she stayed for 12 years, as well as a job of food stylist for Hollywood movies including Nora Ephron's Julie & Julia. Spungen makes a great case for only planning life bit by bit.

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