Maddy Sweitzer-Lammé Maddy Sweitzer-Lammé is a freelance food writer and editor living in Philadelphia. She reports on restaurants locally and nationally, and has a particular interest in helping home cooks enjoy the time they spend in the kitchen. Her work has appeared in Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, Eater, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and more.Highlights:- Expertise translating restaurant cooking techniques for the home cook- Reliable source for new product and kitchen tool recommendations and reviewsExperience: In addition to being an avid home cook, Maddy has worked in restaurant kitchens, professional test kitchens, and also on farms and at farmer's markets. She's an expert at translating techniques, recipes, and equipment and ingredient information for all skill levels. She's dedicated to making the home cooking experience more enjoyable and is always on the lookout for the next great tip or trick to pass along to readers.Education: Maddy attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she studied journalism and food studies.The kitchen tool I can't live without? I love my Vitamix blender more than anyone should love an inanimate object. 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.