Sandra A. Gutierrez Sandra Gutierrez is a national expert on the subject of Latin American cuisines, their history, and evolution, and on Southern Regional cuisine. A journalist, culinary instructor, lecturer, and food historian, her work has appeared in national and international publications including The Washington Post, Food & Wine, Eating Well, Southern Living, InStyle, People in Español, Cosmopolitan Latina, USA Today, Eating Well, Diabetic Living, Better Homes & Gardens, and many others. 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.