Anna Theoktisto Anna Theoktisto is a recipe tester and developer. Anna has been working in Dotdash Meredith test kitchens since 2017, and her recipes and writing have appeared in over 10 nationally distributed print publications, as well as on various digital platforms. When not in the kitchen, Anna enjoys hiking with her son, husband, and two dogs, and fostering puppies for a local animal rescue group.Expertise: Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, Animal RescueExperience: Anna Theoktisto earned her BS in agricultural education and communication from the University of Florida and a degree in culinary arts from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. She is the former food editor for Taste of the South and Southern Cast Iron magazines. Anna's recipes have been showcased on the covers of magazines such as Food & Wine, Real Simple, and Southern Living. She is a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier Birmingham chapter. 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.