Annie Burdick Education: University of Minnesota Annie has been a commerce writer for Dotdash Meredith since 2022, for sites like PEOPLE and Food & Wine. She loves to cover kitchen gadgets and tools, hidden deals on top brands, and sustainable swaps for everyday home essentials. She's previously written for Eater, Kitchn, Apartment Therapy, MyDomaine, Simply Recipes, The Spruce Eats, AFAR, and others.Highlights: BA in English from the University of MinnesotaAuthor of five nonfiction booksPublished on a wide range of notable sites Experience Annie Burdick is an Amazon Commerce Writer at Dotdash Meredith, covering a range of lifestyle products, from fashion picks to kitchen essentials for sites like PEOPLE and Food & Wine. She's committed to scouring the internet for the steepest deals and most-loved products out there, testing products along the way to ensure she's sharing the best of the best.Prior to joining the Dotdash Meredith team, she worked as a freelance writer and editor, covering a wide range of topics, including—most often—commerce, food, and lifestyle. In this time, she also wrote five nonfiction books for two publishers. Before entering the freelance world, she worked for two years in publishing, as a book editor.Annie grew up with a family of food-obsessed individuals, including a stepmom with a culinary degree who eventually opened two from-scratch bakeries. Cooking and food conversations were a part of their daily routine and eventually, they'd go on to start a nine-year weekly sandwich night tradition. She was never the impressive chef of the family, but always loved talking food. Education Annie received a B.A. in English and creative writing from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.