Cooks to Follow

Get to know some of the Allrecipes home cooks who share their recipes, photos, cooking tips, and stories every day.

Editors' Picks

Meet Buckwheat Queen, An Allrecipes Cook to Follow
Get to know Melanie Giovenzana (aka Buckwheat Queen), an international Allrecipes Allstar, who lives in Italy and loves her immersion into Italian culture and cuisine.
Meet Chef Chicageaux, An Allrecipes Cook to Follow
Dakari Akorede (@Chef.Chicageaux) is a football and barbecue superfan. He shares his story — and his most popular recipe.
Meet Chef Mo, An Allrecipes Allstar
Get to know this Allrecipes Allstar—and try one of her favorite recipes.
Meet Allrecipes Allstar Shelia Johnson
Shelia Johnson, a video host, passionate producer, and amazing cook, shares her story.
Allrecipes Cook to Follow: Yolanda Gutierrez
This California grandmother loves baking cookies, infusing tequila, watching telenovelas, and riding her Harley-Davidson.
Allrecipes Cook to Follow: Jessica Lawson
Meet Jessia Lawson: food blogger, life coach, and passionate advocate for girls struggling with poverty.

More Cooks to Follow

Cook to Follow: FoodieRoz
Meet FoodieRoz, a fascinating home cook, and discover her can't miss recipes, including enchiladas and her famous baked beans.
Allrecipes Cook to Follow: Paula Roten
This grandmother and retired teacher credits Allrecipes and her fellow Allrecipes Allstars for her ongoing progress as a cook.
Meet Bettina Applewhite, an Allrecipes Cook to Follow

Allrecipes Allstar and Top Chef Amateurs contestant Bettina Applewhite shares her secrets for kitchen confidence.