Amanda McDonald Amanda McDonald is a journalist living in New York City. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Chicago and a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.Expertise: Kitchen Products, Food, Drinks, Baking, CookingExperience: Amanda McDonald is a food writer and editor based in New York dedicated to finding, testing, and recommending the best kitchen additions for any type of space. She received a Master's degree in Journalism from Northwestern University and has since created content for places like Livestrong.com, POPSUGAR, Eat This, Not That!, and HealthCentral.When she's not covering the latest food trends, Amanda enjoys perfecting her own banana bread muffin recipe, juicing fresh fruits and vegetables, and grocery shopping. She is also a vegetarian determined to find the best plant-based chicken nuggets on the market. About Allrecipes Home cooks are our heroes; it's as simple as that. Allrecipes, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the world’s largest community-driven food site, providing trusted resources to more than 60 million home cooks each month. Every day, cooks from around the world publish doably delicious recipes, while our team of editorial and kitchen professionals cover the world's top food news and trends. Learn more about us and our editorial process.