Maria Cassano Location: Long Island, New York Maria Cassano is an E-commerce writer, editor, and consultant who has been reviewing products for nearly a decade. She covers all categories of shopping, including housewares, tech, beauty, fashion, and decor. Her work has been featured in dozens of major publications, like Bustle, CNN, The Daily Beast, NBC, Food & Wine, Better Homes & Gardens, Real Simple, Elite Daily, and more. She also reviews products on her TikTok channel (@maria_awkwardly_reviews) and is the creator of a successful E-commerce masterclass.Highlights:BA in English from SUNY New PaltzEstablished E-commerce writer, editor, and consultantPublished in dozens of prominent publications, including Bustle, CNN, The Daily Beast, NBC, Food & Wine, Elite Daily, Better Homes & Gardens, and Real SimpleSee more at mariacassano.com Experience As a solo homeowner, I'm always looking for smart, functional ways to upgrade my space. I've written countless interior design and home improvement articles for Bustle, Lonny, and Better Homes & Gardens. I'm also a gamer, dog owner, and avid baker, so I love raving about the tech (Inverse), pet items (Mic and Elite Daily), and kitchen essentials (Food & Wine) that improve my life on a daily basis.Favorite PurchaseI've only had it for a few months, but I'm already obsessed with the Our Place Always Pan. I use it almost every morning and night, and have a sneaking suspicion I'll end up buying every single available add-on accessory. Education After transferring from Ursinus College, I earned a BA in English and a minor in creative writing from SUNY New Paltz. I'm also a certified writing tutor and placed in UC's Writing Award. 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.