Jill Andersen Author's Instagram Author's Website Jill Anderson is an expert food scientist with 20 years of experience and a contributing food writer for Better Homes & Gardens. She holds a bachelor's degree in food science. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.