Emily Boyette

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North Carolina
North Carolina State University
Kitchen Tips & Tricks, Recipe Development, Ingredient Swaps
  • Emily recognized her passion for writing when she created her own food column within the features section of her college newspaper, The Technician.
  • As a former Food Network editor in New York City, Emily has had the opportunity to attend many press events, such as Kinder Bueno and Reese's, along with menu tastings at fine dining restaurants.
  • When she's not working, she loves developing both sweet and savory recipes to film for her Instagram and TikTok page @howcookingworks.


After college graduation, Emily worked as a line cook for three years in fine dining restaurants, where she once cooked for Reese Witherspoon and Steve Martin. Upon venturing into the food media world, she also worked as a head baker for two years. She has now published work for dozens of online and print publications, ranging from Food.com and Eat This Not That, to Food Network and Allrecipes. After living in New York City for three years, she relocated to North Carolina as a Food Editor for First for Women, Women's World, and Celebrate magazines, and freelance writer specializing in culinary techniques, food trends, and more.


Emily has a bachelor's degree in Agriculture Business Management from North Carolina State University.
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