Sheela Prakash Sheela Prakash is a published author with over 15 years of experience. She is a senior contributing editor at Kitchn, where she focuses on home cooking, wine, and wellness articles. She has developed recipes for Better Homes & Gardens and has also been featured in Simply Recipes and Serious Eats. Sheela attended the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy, where she obtained a master's degree. She also graduated from New York University's Department of Nutrition and Food Studies. 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.