Theo Stephan Theo Stephan is a cookbook author, food writer, recipe developer, and extra virgin olive oil sommelier. She is known for her Californian and Greek recipes, with an added EVOO twist. Theo has two cookbooks, her first being Opa! Healthy Greek Cookbook: Modern Mediterranean Recipes for Living the Good Life, and Olive Oil and Vinegar for Life: Delicious Recipes for Healthy Caliterranean Living. In addition to her many accomplishments, Theo is also an Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sommelier and the founder of, Global Gardens, which specializes in the production of organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Theo attended Antioch University in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where she gained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. 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.