Diane Werner is Taste of Home’s Food Director and has toured the country doing events, TV, radio, and newspaper interviews in support of the magazine and the Taste of Home Baking Book.

She has been with Taste of Home for more than a decade working with the test kitchen staff and on creative design and digital media elements of the magazine and the Taste of Home Web site.

Diane has a degree in food and nutrition from Kansas State University and is a registered dietitian with more than 25 years of food and nutritional experience.

She lives in Wisconsin and calls the kitchen her "sanctuary" and says many of her most cheerful times have been cooking and baking for her husband of 30 years and four almost-grown children.